Karel Dudesek

b. 1954 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.


1960    emigrated to Vienna, Austria
1972    studied visual art in Vienna and Düsseldorf, Germany
1975    performances and visual art work in New York
1977    performances and visual art work in London
1978    founding MINUS DELTA T, Zurich
1979    editor of the Überblick art magazine, Düsseldorf
1980    Austrian state grant for visual art
1981    German Forum of Young Art exhibition
1981-86    Bangkok Project - Asia and Orient ( MINUS DELTA T: transport of the Stone from Wales to the Himalayas)
1986    Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria (founding of PONTON Mobile Art Project)
1987    MINUS DELTA T production of the opera Death in Berlin - Tempodrom
Documenta 8, Kassel (radio station for 50 days, as the first private radio in Germany)
1988    Franfurt Book Fair (first radio project with the state radio HR) founding of VAN GOGH TV as an independent TV station
1989    founding of the Ponton European Media Art Lab in Hamburg as a laboratory for interactive television
   East European Tour - VAN GOGH TV (Poland, GDR, USSR, Hungary)
1990    VAN GOGH TV - satellite TV project (SDF, ORF, SRG)
1992    Documenta 9, Kassel - Piazza Virtuale (VAN GOGH TV first world wide interactive television project)
1993    USA tour (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York)
   Piazza Virtuale - VAN GOGH TV, NHK Tokyo, Japan
   awarded the German Media Art Prize 93, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
1994    founding of the Ponton European Media Art Lab in Hannover
   Ars Electronica, Linz - Service Aeria a.i. (interactive television on 3sat/ZDF)
   Comenius - educational network project FWU/ DeTe Berkom
1995    founding of VAN GOGH TeleVision in Seevetal, Niederschsen (Germany)- laboratory for digital network applications
   Worlds Within - 3D network project, Olympic Games Atlanta 1996 (USA)
   teaching at University of Luneburg, Germany
   Wired City - network project, Germany
1996    teaching at University of Innsbruck, Austria

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