Claus Löser


Claus Löser, born 1962 in Karl-Marx-Stadt (Chemnitz) in Germany, studied film in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Since 1992 he wrote film critics for the daily newspapers “taz” and “Berliner Zeitung” and the magazine “film-dienst”. In 1996 he founded the collection “ex.oriente.lux — experimental archive East 1976-1989” and published the book “Gegenbilder — Filmischer Subversion in der DDR” (“Counter Images”). He also works as a curator and lecturer in Berlin specializing in experimental/underground cinema and in film culture under circumstances of totalitarianism and he is working on a dissertation about East German underground films.