Beat Kuert – Biography

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Born in 1946 in Zurich, Beat Kuert lives and works in Arzo (Lugano).
In 1966 he makes his first experimental films and starts to work as
a director for Turnus Film Zurich in 1968.
In 1971, after a stay in Latin America, he makes his first documentary.
The next year he begins cooperating with the Swiss German television on
cultural programs.
In 1996 he starts making television documentaries on famous architects,
including Jean Nouvel, Mario Botta, Herzog & de Meuron.
Acknowledged as one of the most audacious explorers of his generation in
Switzerland, in 2005 he creates the group “dust&scratches”
which is concerned with video art, performances and music.