Dieter Appelt has been a Professor of Photography, Film and Video at the Hochschule der Kunst in Berlin, Germany, since 1982. He studied photography at the Academy of Fine Art in Berlin as well as music at the Leipzig and Berlin Music Academies. Dieter Appelt's work of the late '70s and '80s was typically related to performance art and often incorporated a level of sculptural construction. Appelt began using photography as a means of recording his outdoor performances.
Dieter Appelt. My House in Oppedette, 1980.