Frank Geßner is an artist and Professor for Theory and Practice of Visual Arts at the Film University Babelsberg (HFF Konrad Wolf). Studied Art and Art History in Stuttgart and Berlin. Academy Prize of the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. Recipient of a state graduate scholarship from the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. Master student of the Berlin University of the Arts. Guest Professor at the HFF Konrad Wolf, the Berlin University of the Arts, and the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. In 2002 and 2003, he won the prize for “Good Teaching” at the Berlin University of the Arts. In 2004, appointed Professor of Visual Arts for Animation at the HFF Konrad Wolf; from 2006 to 2009, also Vice President for Teaching, Research, and Development. Since 2009, Professor for Theory and Practice of Visual Arts at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. In 2011, Guest Professor at the Jilin Animation Institute Changchun, China. Artistic research and teaching interests: drawing, sculpture, and painting; theory and practice of visual arts; pre- and future cinema, hybrid auteur film, expanded animation cinema – ALIAS YEDERBECK.
“I was a bourgeois painter, then a progressive painter, and then no longer a painter, but just a worker in the pictures." Paul Yederbeck (1965–2001) ALIAS YEDERBECK Virtual Panorama Installation 63'QUEST-CE QUE MONSIEUR TESTE? 26'ALIAS YEDERBECK DOCUMENTATION FOOTAGE 16'Total time: 105'Color & Black-and-White, 16:9