Dieter Appelt

German (born 1935)
Dieter Appelt Forth Bridge - Cinema. Metric Space 2004 © Dieter Appelt

Biography

Born 1935
Nationality German

Dieter Appelt is one of the most significant German artists of the post-war period. He originally trained as a musician, attending the ‘Hochschule der Kunste’ in East Berlin. However, during the 1970s his work evolved through performance, incorporating elements of sculptural construction and using photography to record his practice. He is currently Professor of Photography, Film and Video at Berlin University of the Arts.