In this gugging face-to-face Peter Patzak leads you on a guided tour through museum gugging and offers his personal insights about the Gugging Artists.  
Peter Patzak is an artistic multi-talent. He is famous for his Kottan films, but he is also active as a painter and illustrator. Patzak has had a close connection with the Gugging Artists since the 1960s.

Peter Patzak is a director, painter, and author. His first exhibition was under the patronage of Albert Paris Gütersloh. In the mid-1960s he was invited to the “Films of Art” show in New York. From 1968 to 1970 he worked in New York on experimental and short films. To date his body of work includes 100 feature films and television movies – amongst them: “Kassbach” based on a novel by Helmut Zenker, “The Unicorn” based on a novel by Martin Walser, “Frau Bertha Garlan” by Arthur Schnitzler, “Wahnfried – Richard and Cosima”, the official entry to the 1987 Cannes Film Festival, and “Die Wasserfälle von Slunj” by Heimito von Doderer, Director’s Award in Venice, etc. Upon returning to Vienna he had already filmed his first feature film “Die Situation” in 1972. Since 1991 Patzak has been a professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. From 2008 to 2013 he was the head of the Department of Film and Television. Since the beginning of the 1970s (the exhibition at Galerie nächst St. Stephan) contact with Leo Navratil; later longstanding dialogue and friendship with Johann Feilacher and the joint exhibition “Sculpture and Painting”.




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