DIETER MEIER performs the song "WHY THIS WHY THAT AND WHY?" for BalconyTV.
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PRESENTED BY TANYA KÖNIG
Dieter Meier, born in 1945, began his artistic career as a performance artist and experimental film maker. Since 1969 his work has been shown at film festivals and art exhibitions, such as: Kunstmuseum Luzern, 1970, Documenta 5 Kassel, 1972, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1976, Museum Tinguely Basel, 2007, and Sammlung Falckenberg/Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, 2011.
In 1979 he co-founded the music group Yello with Boris Blank, considered pioneers of electronic music, they are still internationally successful today. Dieter Meier has won various awards for his prolific output of music videos.
He has published numerous literary works: in 2006,“Hermes Baby”, a collection of stories and essays by Ammann Verlag, in 2011 “Out of Chaos” – an autobiographical picture book by Edel Verlag, and the monograph “Works 1968-2011 and the Yello Years” by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König.
In 2014, Meier released Out of Chaos, his first-ever full-length album of solo material.
Dieter Meier lives in Zurich and Argentina, where he produces organic beef and wine (“Ojo de Agua” and “Puro”).
Hair styling for Tanya König: Création Mikula, http://www.creationmikula.ch/
Location: MFO Rooms http://www.mfo-rooms.ch
Catering: Gleis 9 / Perron 9, http://www.perron9.ch, http://www.gleis9.ch
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