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DIETMAR KIRVES born 1941 in Fürstenwalde/Spree, Germany. Since 1964 mixed media works with film, photos, music, sculptures and environments. Founded 1970 the mediacontact agency in Düsseldorf in collaboration with Jochen Gerz and Terry Fox. Worked with Joseph Beuys, Kraftwerk and Creamcheese events in Duesseldorf. Quitted 1975 the traditional art scene and moved to Wall City Berlin. First meeting with Boris Lurie in 1978 for pushing NO!art movement to stronger development. Works since 1999 at the world wide web for continuation the NO!art. Leads the NO!art headquarters east in Berlin together with Clayton Patterson at the NO!art headquarters west in New York. Lives and works in Berlin-Kreuzberg.
THE PRICE FOR COLLABORATION IN ART is as in the concentration camps excremental suffocation. It is not by submission, coolness, apathy, boredom that great art is created no matter what the cynics tell us. The secret ingredient is what is most difficult to learn courage. —Boris Lurie
2014CULTURE AFTER FALLING WALL | discussion, Kreuzberg Museum Berlin
2009ZEIGEN / POINTING | Groupshow, Temporaere Kunsthalle Berlin
NO!art INVOLVED ARTISTS: ARMENTO + ARONOVICI + BAJ + BARATELLA + BROWN + BRUNET + BRUNO + BRUS + CHORBADZHIEV + D'ARCANGELO + DE RUVO + DAYEN + EHM-MARKS + ERRO + FABRICIUS + FISHER + GATEWOOD + GEORGES + GERZ + GILLESPIE + GILMAN + GOLDMAN + GOLUB + GOODMAN + HALLMANN + HJULER + KAPROW + KIRVES + KUSAMA + KUZMINSKY + LEBEL + LEVITT + LONG + LURIE + MAMA BAER + MASTRANGELO + MEAD + MESECK + PATTERSON + PICARD + PINCHEVSKY + RAMSAUER + RANCILLAC + ROUSSEL + SALLES + SALMON + SCHEIBNER + STAHLBERG + STUART + TAMBELLINI + TOBOCMAN + TOCHE + TSUCHIYA + VOSTELL + WALL + WOLF + WOYTASIK + ZOWNIR