* 1942, USA
Born in 1942 in Milwaukee. Studies mathematics, then film at the University of Wisconsin. Since the 1970ies he is known as one of the main American avant-garde filmmakers. American landscapes are a major focus in his works. He teaches film at the California Institute of the Arts.
Films (selection):11 x 14 (1976), Landscape Suicide (1986), Deseret (1995), Four Corners (1997), Utopia (1998), El Valley Centro (1999), Los (2000), Sogobi (2002), 13 Lakes (2004), Ten Skys (2004), One Way Boogie Woogie/ 27 Years Later (2005).