Biography
1932

Born in Leverkusen

1950-53

Training to become lithographer

1954

Studies of outdoor painting and experimental typography at the Werkschule (College of Applied Arts) Wuppertal, emergence of the concept of „Dé-coll/age“

1955-56

Studies painting, graphic art and anatomy at the Ecole National Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris

1957

Kunsthochschule (Academy of Arts) Dusseldorf

1960

Co-founder of the Fluxus movement

1972

Co-founder of the first video store in Germany in the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein

since 1977

Guest lecturer at the University of Essen, works in Milan, Barcelona, Paris, numerous exhibitions at home and abroad

1982

Pablo Iglesias Culture Prize, Madrid

1984/85

Visiting Professor at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg

1990

„Medal of Paris“

1992

Becomes Professor

1993

Becomes member of the European Academy of Science and Arts in Salzburg

1997

Hannah Höch Prize

1998

Died in Berlin