BEAT KUERT - PHOTOGRAPHER INFO

In 1971 Beat Kuert (1946, Zurich/Switzerland) makes his first documentary. The next year he begins cooperating with the Swiss German Television on cultural programs. “Schilten” (1979), Martha Dubronski (1984/1985), “Deshima” (1986) and “L’assassina” (1990) are considered to be his most important works of fiction. In 1996 he starts making television documentaries on famous architects, including Jean Nouvel, Mario Botta, Herzog & de Meuron. Acknowledged as one of the most audacious explorers of his generation in Switzerland, in 2005 he creates the group “dust&scratches” which is concerned with video art, performances and digital paintings.