Daniel Zimmermann

visual artist and film director

Daniel Zimmermann

Is a visual artist and film director. Originally trained as wood sculptor, he works in film, installation and performance art. His works are based on a fictional actionism located between visual and performance art. In his work he responds to situations and environments and through installation, performance and film rises questions related to the meaning and sustainability of human actions. He has initiated and realized numerous art projects in museums, galleries as well as in public space. His projects also comprise films that have been shown at renowned international film festivals, such as Berlinale, International Film Festival Rotterdam and Sundance Film Festival. He has received numerous awards and grants for his films and art projects. Currently he works on the realization of the long-term project Endangered Human Movements and on the road movie WALDEN.

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