Mara Mattuschka

Born 1959 in Sofia, Bulgaria. 
Lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

Artist names: Mimi Minus, Madame Ping Pong, Mahatma Gobi, II. Ramszesz.

Education

1977-83 Studied Ethnology and Linguistics, Vienna, AT.
1990Graduate of Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Professor Maria Lassnig.

Teaching

1994-2001Professor at HBK Braunschweig, DE.
2003-2011Professor at University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz, AT.

Prizes

1986Goldener Schuß; No Budget Filmfestival, Hamburg, DE.
1987

Jury prize at "Stuttgarter Filmtage" for "Les Mirables".

Public prize Experi Bonn for "Danke, es hat mich sehr gefreut".

1990Adolf Schärf prize for cinematic activity.

Austrian Promotion Prize for Cinematics.

1994 2nd prize ARCO Madrid for "SOS Extraterrestria".

1st prize Filmfest Dresden for "SOS Extraterrestria".

2003 DIAGONALE prize - Innovative Cinema for "id".

2005 Austrian Promotion Prize for Cinematics.