Daniel Zimmermann

visual artist and film director

Daniel Zimmermann
Is a visual artist, dramaturge and film director. Originally trained as wood sculptor, he works on film, installation and performance art. His works are based on a actionism located between visual and performing arts. In his works he responds to situations and environments and through installation, performance and film, rising questions related to the meaning and sustainability of human actions. The projects also comprise films that have been shown at renowned international film festivals, such as Berlinale, International Film Festival Rotterdam and Sundance Film Festival. His latest film WALDEN won several prices among them the Special Jury Prize at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Together with the choreographer Amanda Piña he founded 2005
the artist association nadaproductions, 2009 the art and performance space nadalokal and in the same year the Austrian Ministry of Movement Affairs (BMfB).
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