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Kammerer Luka

© Steven van Veen

The artist with the pseudonym Kammerer-Luka (born Gerhard Friedrich Ludwig Kammerer) is a German visual artist. He co-founded the “Groupe Couleur”, which advocates more colour in public spaces. His work, which has grown over decades, features both concrete and gesturally conceived works.

1950-1957 Humanities studies in philosophy, history, German and Romance languages and literature at the Universities of Freiburg and Bonn.
1958 State Exam
1963 Move to Belfort, France
1968 Co-founder of the Groupe Couleur
1969-1989 Lecturer for German Language at the Institut Universitaire Technique de Belfort (IUT)
1972-2012 Cooperation with the computer scientist Jean-Baptiste Kempf
1972 Creation of the “Groupe Art et Ordinateur de Belfort” (Belfort Art and Ordinateur Group)
1990-1991 Freelance artist and designer

Exhibitions (selection)

1959 Galerie Barbier, Belfort
1967 Centre Culturel de la Pépinière, Belfort
1972 Galerie Rouzier, Montpellier
1979 Centre Culturel Suédois
1981 Palais des Beaux-Arts Brüssel
1986 Galerie E, Zürich
1997 Siemens-Nixdorf Museum Paderborn
2003 Ars Electronica Linz
2015 Musée de Belfort

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