Ulrike Ottinger

CINEMA TICK TACK: Ulrike Ottinger

TICK TACK is very pleased to present Ulrike Ottinger on CINEMA TICK TACK.

Ulrike Ottinger is a German Filmmaker and photographer. Ulrike Ottinger was born on June 6, 1942 in Konstanz. From 1962 to 1968 she lived and worked as a visual artist in Paris. Since 1973 her main place of residence has been Berlin. She has made numerous well-known films, including ‘Madame X – An Absolute Ruler’, ‘Ticket of No Return’, ‘Dorian Gray in the Mirror of the Boulevard Press’, ‘South East Passage’ and ‘Chamisso’s Shadow’. Ulrike Ottinger wrote the script for all of her films, directs them and operates the camera.

Her works have received numerous awards, including the German Federal Film Prize and the German Film Critics’ Prize. Her oeuvre has been honored at the most important international festivals, retrospectives and exhibitions, including the Cinémathèque française and Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and numerous international film festivals.

In 2010 Ulrike Ottinger was honored with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, in 2011 she received the Hannah Höch Prize of the city Berlin for her artistic life’s work. Ulrike Ottinger is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin and Munich and since 2019 a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the Academy Awards (Oscars) annually.

​​​​​​​For CINEMA TICK TACK, her work Superbia (1986) will be screened daily after sunset on the occasion of the exhibition 'Poisonous Kiss. Lovely Venom.'

Selected by Vincent Vanden Bogaard

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