1947 – 2014 


Ivan Ladislav Galeta was an experimental filmmaker, multimedia artist and educator, an iconic figure of the Croatian avant-garde. He graduated from the School of Applied Arts in Zagreb in 1967, followed by a degree in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Teacher Training in 1969 and Pedagogy from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb in 1981. He was one of the founders and main editors (from 1977 to 1990), and head of the Centre for Multimedia Research of the Student Centre of the Zagreb University. Since 1980, he has been working as a guest lecturer at European universities and in different cultural centres. He is a founder and the editor of the program ´artKINO´ of Filmoteka 16 (today Zagreb film). He has been making films since 1969 and videos since 1975. From 1973 he has been exhibiting objects-installations, photographs-installations, expanded cinema presentations, video and TV works, texts, sound installations, spatial interventions, environmental projects and actions.