speed and energy|
the techno-scene of the 20's revisited
"the inability of human beings to control themselves, is shameful in the presence of machines;
but what to do, if the flawless functioning of electricity arouses us more than the disorderly
mad rush of active people and the enervating slackness of passive people?"
Siegfried Zielinski studied theatre, philology, philosophy, linguistics and political
science in Marburg, the Free University and Technical University in Berlin. Media specialist in the 80s at the Technical University of Berlin. Developed programme in media studies and media consultancy. Professor from 1990-93 for audio-visual studies at the University of Salzburg, developed the teaching, production and research department, "Audiovisionen." Published numerous books and essays on the history, theory and practice of cinema, television and video. Has been Professor for Communications and Media Studies since 1993 and, since 1994, Founding Principal of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Amongst others member of the European Film Academy (EFA) and the Magic Lantern Society of Great Britain.
Siegfried Zielinski was a member of the international advisory board of C3 during its first year.