Ira Schneider | the artist

The artist Ira Schneider
Born 1938, New York, USA.
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Style and technique of the artist: Art and Electronic media, Video, Performance Art, Photography,

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Ira Schneider was a pioneer of video in the late 1960s and early 1970s. In his work with video installation and single-channel tapes, he explored the manipulation of time, interactivity and simultaneity as formal and conceptual devices...


Ira Schneider has made video recordings of cultural events and environments all around the world. Starting in 1969 he recorded at the Woodstock Festival and at the Rolling StonesÂ’ Free Concert in Altamont, CA...


The American media-artist Ira Schneider spent the summer of 1989 in Berlin. The art video presented here originated in August of 89 (!). The film images show the osmosis-like movement of people through a gap in the wall...

video by Ira Schneider