Kammerer Luka

© Steven van Veen
© Steven van Veen

The artist with the stage name Kammerer-Luka (born as Gerhard Friedrich Ludwig Kammerer) is a German visual artist. He co-founded the “Groupe Couleur”, which advocates more color in public spaces. His work, which has grown over decades, includes both concrete and gestural works.

1950-1957 Humanities studies in philosophy, history, German and Romance studies at the Universities of Freiburg and Bonn.
1958 state examination
1963 moved to Belfort, France
1968 Co-founder of Groupe Couleur
1969-1989 lecturer for German language at the Institut Universitaire Technique de Belfort (IUT)
1972-2012 collaboration with the computer scientist Jean-Baptiste Kempf
1972 Foundation of the group “Groupe Art et Ordinateur de Belfort”
1990-1991 Freelance artist and designer

Exhibitions (selection)

1959 Barbier Gallery, Belfort
1967 Center Culturel de la Pepinière, Belfort
1972 Rouzier Gallery, Montpellier
1979 Center Culturel Suédois
1981 Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels
1986 Gallery E, Zurich
1997 Siemens Nixdorf Museum Paderborn
2003 Ars Electronica Linz
2015 Musée de Belfort