Filmography

Actionist Films 1964 - 1973

Material Action no. 3: Klarsichtpackung – Versumpfung einer Truhe – Panierung eines weiblichen Gesäßes – Wälzen im Schlamm [Cling Film Wrapping – Enmiring in a Chest – Breadcrumbing a Female Bottom – Rolling in Mud], 1964

8 mm, b/w, silent, 8 mins. 14 secs

By Peter Jurkowitsch

 

Gesäßpanierung [Breadcrumbing a Bottom], 1964

8 mm, b/w, silent, 3 mins., lost

By Ingomar Lorenz

 

Material Action no. 6: Destruktion eines weiblichen Körpers [Destruction of a Female Body], 1964

16 mm, b/w, sound, lost

By Teddy Podgorski

 

Material Action no. 7: Nabelschnur – Darstellung einer Geburt [Umbilical Cord – Portrayal of a Birth], 1964

By Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Material Action no. 11: Mama und Papa (Otto und Soraya) [Mama and Papa, (Otto and Soraya)], 1964

16 mm, color, silent, 3 mins. 57 secs.

By Kurt Kren

 

Material Action no. 12: Leda mit dem Schwan [Leda with the Swan], 1964

16 mm, color, silent, 2 mins. 56 secs.

By Kurt Kren

 

Material Action no. 14: Cosinus Alpha, 1964

16 mm, color, silent, 9 mins. 16 secs.

By Kurt Kren

 

Penisstillleben [Penis Still Life], 1964

16 mm, color, silent

By Kurt Kren

 

Material Action no. 15: Oh Tannenbaum [Oh Christmas Tree], 1964

16 mm, color, silent, 2 mins. 56 secs.

By Kurt Kren

 

Material Action no. 16: Silberarsch [Silver Ass], 1965

16 mm, b/w, silent

By Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Aktion mit totem Hasen [Action with a Dead Dare], 1965

16 mm, b/w

By Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Material Action no. 17: Bimmel Bammel [Ding Dong], 1965

16 mm, b/w

By Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Material Action no. 18: Rumpsti Pumsti [Crash Bang], 1965

16 mm, color

By Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Material Action no. 19: Bodybuilding, 1965

16 mm, color, sound, 9 mins.

By Ernst Schmidt jr. together with Peter C. Fluger

Camera: Hans Scheugel

Sound: Kurt Novacek

 

Material Action no. 20: Turnstunde in Nahrungsmitteln, [Gym Lesson in Foodstuffs], 1965

8 mm, b/w, silent, 4 mins.

By Ingomar Lorenz

 

Material Action No. 22: Gehirnoperation, [Brain Surgery], 1965

8 mm, b/w, silent, 5 mins.

By Günter Brus

16 mm, b/w, silent

By Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Material Action no. 23: Astronaut, 1965

8 mm, b/w, silent, 4 mins.

By Günter Brus and Ingomar Lorenz

 

Material Action no. 24: Kopf, [Head], 1965

8 mm, color, silent, 7 mins.

By Ingomar Lorenz

 

Material Action no. 25: Das Ohr – Waschschüssel – Hinrichtung [The Ear – Wash Basin – Execution], 1966

8 mm, color, silent, 4 mins.

By Ingomar Lorenz

 

Material Action No. 26: Nahrungsmitteltest [Food Test], 1966

8 mm, color, silent, 4 mins.

By Oswald Wiener

  

Muehl in Action, 1966

8 mm, b/w, silent, 8 mins.

By Oswald Wiener

 

Material Action No. 27: St. Anna, 1966

8 mm, b/w, silent, 4 mins.

By Peter Weibel

 

2. Totalaktion (für vernünftige geisteskranke nicht ohne Bedeutung), [2nd Total Action (Not Irrelevant for the Sensible Mentally Ill)] together with Günter Brus, 1966

16 m, b/w, silent, 8 mins., lost

By Peter Weibel

 

Vietnam Party, together with Günter Brus, 1966

8 mm, b/w, silent

By Peter Weibel

 

Ten Rounds for Cassius Clay, together with Günter Brus, 1966

 At the Destruction of the Art Symposium, London

 By Peter Weibel

 

Material Action no. 29: Funebre [Funerary], 1966

16 mm, b/w and color, silent, 7 mins.

By Peter Weibel

 

Grimuid, 1967

16 mm, b/w, silent, 10 mins.

By Helmut Kronberger

 

Psychomotorische Geräuschaktion [Psycho-Motoric, Noise Action], 1967

16 mm film, b/w, silent (sound added later by Otto Muehl), 4 mins. 40 secs.

By Peter C. Fluger

 

Zock-Exercises (1. Das Ohr [The Ear]/ 2. La Dolorosa / 3. Kardinal [Cardinal]/ 4. Michelangelo), 1967

16 mm, color, silent, 11 mins. 2 secs.

By Helmut Kronberger

 

Otto Muehl (Omo Super), Oswald Wiener (Garth mit extra Fleischkraft) [Garth with extra Meat Strength], Peter Weibel (Ford Mustang 70)

Zock Exercises, 1967

16 mm, color, silent, lost

By Helmut Kronberger

 

Zock-Fest, together with Oswald Wiener, 1967

16 mm, b/w, sound, 1 min. 45 secs.

By Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF

 

Wehrertüchtigung [Military Training], 1967

16 mm, b/w and color, silent (sound added later by Otto Muehl)

Sound recording: Anestis Logothetis (lost)

By Peter C. Fluger

 

UNO-Diskussion [UN Discussion], Action for Austrian television, not broadcast, 1967

By Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF (lost)

 

Direct Art Festival, together with Günter Brus, 1967

16 mm, b/w, silent, lost

By Helmut Kronberger

8mm, color, silent (music added later), ca. 30 mins.

By Günter Orban, Helmut Pold, Reinhard Pyrker

 

Mit Schwung ins Neue Jahr, [Starting the New Year with a Bang], together with Günter Brus and Rudolf Schwarzkogler, 1967

16 mm, b/w, silent, 4 mins 42 secs.

By Jörg Dobrovich (Spermint) (?)

 

Amore, Aktion mit einem Masochisten [Amore, Action with a Masochist], 1968

16 mm, color, sound, 2 mins. 57 secs.

By Jörg Dobrovich (Spermint) (?)

 

Fountain, together with Günter Brus, 1968

16 mm, b/w, silent (sound added later by Otto Muehl), 5 mins. 13 secs.

Filmmaker unknown

 

Satisfaction, Günter Brus bittet um Ruhe [Günter Brus Asks for Silence], Alles Gute zum Muttertag wünscht Ihr Otto Muehl [All the Best for Mother’s Day Wishes Your Otto Muehl], together with Günter Brus and Rudolf Schwarzkogler, 1968

16 mm, b/w, silent (sound added later by Otto Muehl), 10 mins. 24 secs.

Filmmaker unknown

 

Kunst und Revolution [Art and Revolution], together with Günter Brus, Peter Weibel and Oswald Wiener, 1968

16 mm, color, b/w, silent, 2 mins.

By Ernst Schmidt jr.

8 mm, b/w, silent, ca. 2 mins.

By Reinhard Pyrker

 

Libi, 1968

16 mm, color, silent (sound added later by Otto Muehl), 6 mins.

By Jörg Dobrovich

 

Die Blumen des Bösen [The Flowers of Evil], 1968

16 mm, b/w, silent

Camera: Rudolf Klingohr

By Hans-Christof Stenzel and Rosemarie Stenzel-Quast

 

Action for WDR (West German Broadcasting), 1968

By Gerhard Zacharias, WDR Cologne

 

Apollo 10, Pissaktion [Piss Action], 1969

16 mm, b/w, silent, 14 mins.

Filmmaker unknown

 

Apollo 11, Vaginaaktion [Vagina Action], 1969

16 mm, color, silent, 6 mins.

By Hans Scheugl and Jörg Dobrovich (Spermint)

 

Aktion im Freudenauer Wasser – Geschlechtsverkehr unter Wasser [Action in Freudenau Water – Sexual Intercourse Action under Water], 1969

By Kurt Kren and Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Aktion im Freudenauer Wasser – Masochistische Reiteraktion im Schlamm [Action in Freudenau Water – Masochistic Jockey Action in Mud], 1969

By Kurt Kren and Ernst Schmidt jr.

 

Penis- und Vaginaaktion [Penis and Vagina Action], 1969

By Kurt Kren

 

Der Tod der Sharon Tate [The Death of Sharon Tate], 1969

16 mm

By Hermann Jauk

 

Scheißkerl [Shithead], 1969

16 mm, 12 mins.

By Hermann Jauk

 

Blumenstück [Flower Piece], 1969

8 mm, b/w, silent

By Oswald Wiener

 

Stille Nacht [Silent Night], 1969

16 mm, color, sound, 7 mins.

By Hans Peter Kochenrath

 

Mano-Test, 1970

16 mm, b/w, sound, 4 mins.

By Hermann Jauk and Otto Muehl

 

Morschl, 1970

16 mm, b/w, silent, ca. 8 mins.

 By Otmar Bauer

 

Psychotik-Party, 1970

16 mm, b/w, silent, 12 mins.

Filmmaker unknown

 

Der geile Wotan [Horny Wotan], 1970

16 mm, b/w, silent (sound added later by Otto Muehl), ca. 8 mins.

By Kurt Kren

 

Oh Sensibility!, 1970

16 mm, color, sound, 18 mins.

By Hermann Jauk

 

Oh Sensibility II, 1970

16 mm, color, silent, 12 mins.

By Peter Schönherr

16 mm, color, silent, 15 mins.

By Hans-Peter Kochenrath

 

Investmentfond oder Erich kommt [Erich is coming], 1970

16 mm, b/w, sound, 12 mins.

By Hermann Jauk

 

Manirieren, together with Peter Weibel, 1970

16 mm, b/w, sound, 6 mins.

Filmmaker unknown

 

Pratersippe [Prater Clan], 1970

16 mm, b/w, sound, 17 mins.

By Jörg Siegert

 

Manopsychotisches Balett 1 [Mano-Psychotic Ballet 1], 1970

16 mm, color, b/w, 17 mins. 4 secs.

Camera: Jörg Siegert and Harald Frisch

Cutting: Jörg and Michael Siegert

Sound: Bozo

By Jörg Siegert

 

Manopsychotisches Balett 2 [Mano-Psychotic Ballet 2], 1970

16 mm, color, b/w, 10 mins. 11 secs.

Camera: Jörg Siegert and Harald Frisch

Cutting: Jörg and Michael Siegert

Sound: Bozo

By Jörg Siegert

 

Oh Sensibility, 1970

 At the Wet Dream Festival, Nederlands Filmmakers Coop, Amsterdam

16 mm, b/w, silent, 12 mins.

Filmmaker unknown

 

Advent, Advent!, 1970

16 mm

By Jörg Siegert

 

Weihnachten 70 [Christmas 1970],1970

By Peter Schönherr

 

SS und Judenstern [SS and Yellow Sar], 1971

16 mm, b/w, silent (sound added later by Otto Muehl), 6 mins. 45 secs.

By Güntern Orban

 

Action, 1971

Private house, Lüttich

16 mm, color, silent, 8 mins.

By Tajiri Shinkichi

 

Action, 1971

Rental studio for photography and film, Zurich

16 mm, color, silent, 9 mins. 28 secs.

By Dieter Meier

 

Musikfilm [Music film], 1971

16 mm, color, sound, 7 mins. 38 secs.

By Werner Schulz

 

Action and lecture, 1973

Ohio State University

8 mm, color, silent, ca. 9 mins.

By Karlheinz Hein


Films produced by the commune friedrichshof          1974 - 1992

Die Kirschen in Papas Garten [The cherries in Dad’s Garden], 1974

16 mm, color, sound, 50 mins.

 

Inferno, 1983

Video, color, sound, 8 mins.

 

Hexenjagd, (Witch Hunt], 1983

Video, color, sound, 10 mins.

 

On the road with Emilie, 1983

Video, color, sound, 20 mins.

 

Die Verwandlung [The Transformation], 1983

Video, color, sound, 22 mins.

 

Zen, 1983

Video, color, sound, 56 mins.

 

Vincent. Ein Film über Vincent van Gogh [A film about Vincent van Gogh], 1984

Video, color, sound, 85 mins.

 

Dschugaswili aus Georgien [Dschugaswili from Georgia], 1984

Video, color, sound, 24 mins.

 

Caspar David Friedrich, 1985

Video, color, sound, 11 mins.

 

Der Maler Pablo Picasso [The painter Pablo Picasso], 1985

Video, color, sound, 30 mins.

 

Picasso, 1985

Video, color, sound, 60 mins.

 

Xidai. Ein Film aus dem fernen Osten [A Film from the Far East], 1986

Video, color, sound, 17 mins.

 

Der Führer kommt. Ein Friedrichshofer Kinderfilm [The ‘Führer‘ is coming. A Friedrichshof children’s film], 1986

Video, color, sound, 18 mins.

 

Back to fucking Cambridge or Gerstl and Schönberg, 1987

Video, color, sound, 60 mins.

Directed by Otto Muehl and Terese Schulmeister

 

Columbus, 1988

(Shot in La Gomera)

Video, color, sound, 13 mins.

 

Jesus, 1988

Video, color, sound, 25 mins.

 

Kein Keks heute [No Cookie Today], 1989

Video, color, sound, 19 mins.

 

Andy’s Cake. Stories from Andy Warhols Factory, 1992

Video, color, sound, 46 mins.


Electric Paintings 2002 - 2005

Can anyone explain, 2002 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound, 4 mins.

Animation: Martin Christopherson

Protagonists: Otto Muehl and Violaine Roussies

 

painting, 2002 (Portugal)

Video Hi8, color, sound, digital photo animation, 8 mins.

Camera: Margit Pflaum

Protagonists: Violaine Roussies and Otto Muehl

 

Blues for Charly Parker, 2002 (Portugal)

Video Hi8, digital photo animation, color, sound, 5 mins.

Photos: Violaine Roussies, Margit Pflaum and Anette Frick

Camera: Claudia Muehl, Wilhelm Hein

Protagonists: Violaine Roussies, Vilma Pflaum, Olympia Jensen, Attila Muehl, Charly Roussel, Wenzl Muehl and Otto Muehl

 

Bagdad Tales, 2002 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound, 10 mins.

Photos: Mathias Subik

Animation: Martin Christopherson

Protagonists: Violaine Roussies, Isabelle Roussies, Charly Roussel, Lili Muehl

 

Mondrian Boogie Woogie, 2002 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound

Protagonists: Violaine Roussies and Otto Muehl

 

noir-orange, 2002 (Portugal)

Video Hi8, color, sound, digital photo animation, 7 mins. 30 secs.

Camera: Thomas Erfurt

Animation: Martin Christopherson

Protagonists: Violaine Roussies

 

Sweet Isabella, 2002 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound, 4 mins.

Animation: Martin Christopherson

Protagonists: Isabelle Roussies

 

Lumière électrique, 2002 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound, 16 mins. 30 secs.

Animation: Martin Christopherson

Protagonists: Claudia Muehl, Otto Muehl

 

artistlife, 2003 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound, 5 mins.

Animation: Martin Christopherson

Protagonists: Violaine Roussies and Otto Muehl

 

Electric Session, 2004 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound

 

Electic Water Gully, 2005 (Portugal)

Digital photo animation, color, sound