Lutz Becker


Lutz Becker (Berlin) lives and works in London. He is a director and writer of political and art documentaries. A practising painter and video artist, he is also a curator of exhibitions. An expert on the Russian avant-garde, he has curated among others, the Moscow section of Century City, Tate Modern (2001); Construction: Tatlin and After, State Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki (2002) and ‘Cut & Paste’, Estorick Collection, London (2008). He has also curated, ŒModern Times: Responding to Chaos¹, Kettles Yard, Cambridge (2010); the Hayward touring exhibition, ‘George Grosz-The big No’ (2012-2015) and ‘The Written City’ for the Bruges Triennial (2015). Recent video installations are ‘The Scream’, commissioned by the first Kiev Biennale, Ukraine (2012) also exhibited at the CAC, Shanghai (2014) and Balagan, Momentum Berlin (2015), ‘The Head of Janus’ and the Le Mur, were first exhibited at the Bruges Triennial in 2015. Becker is currently preparing the reconstruction of Sergei Eisenstein’s ‘Que Viva Mexico’.