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Qualifications
photographer, performance artist, video artist, conceptual artist, academy lecturer, member of artist dueo
from the late eighties exclusively working in photography (Sinderen 2002)
Nationality/school
German, Dutch
offically acquired the Dutch nationality in the 80s
Born
Solingen 1943-11-30
Deceased
Ljubljana 2020-03-02
See also
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collaborated with Marina Abramović 1976-1988
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1968 - 2020
Education
Werkschule (Keulen)
Kunst-Werkschule 1962-1968
Werkschule (Keulen)
1968-1971
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1968 - 2015
    1968 moved from Germany to Amsterdam (artist's website 2008 and 2015, Westcott 2010); starts taking photographs here
  • Australië 1980 - 1981
    study trip (Jacobs 2000)
  • China 1984 - 1988
    study trip (Jacobs 2000)
  • Ljubljana 2009 - 2015
    lives and works in Amsterdam and Ljubljana (artist's website Jan. 2015)
Teacher at academy/university
Amsterdam: opleiding
Instituut voor schilderkunst, 1994
Karlsruhe: opleiding
1998-2004 professor New Media Art and 'pedopathetic seminars', Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung (HFG)
born in
active in
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
portrait photography, travel photography, autonomous photography
Medium/technique
diffusion transfer print
1968-1971 worked extensively as a consultant for Polaroid (www.ulay.si)
Product
artists' book, photo book
Ich & ich, 1970-71; Fotot, 1979; Ulay/portraits 1970-1993, 1996; Ulay. Berlin afterimages, 1997; Ulay/Abramovic. Performances 1976-1988, 1997; Ulay. Polaroid portraits, 2000; Ulay/what is that thing called photography, 2000
External links
www.ulay.si
Creation date: 1992-10-22; Last modified date: 2020-06-05

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