Andrew Kötting

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Andrew Kötting (born on 16 December 1959) is a British artist, writer, and filmmaker.

Early life[edit]

Kötting was born in Kent on 16 December 1959. He studied BA Fine Art at the Ravensbourne College of Art and Design in 1984 and MA in Mixed Media at the Slade School of Art in 1988.


Kötting's released Gallivant, his first feature-length film, in 1996. It was premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival, where it won the Channel 4 Best New Director prize. Kötting's released his second feature, This Filthy Earth, in 2001. It was loosely adapted from Émile Zola's novel La Terre.

In July 2010, Kötting was an artist-in-residence at the La Rochelle International Film Festival in southwest France, creating work and collaborating with the photographer Sebastian Edge. In 2011 he directed This Our Still Life, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and was acquired by the BFI for distribution in the UK and Ireland.

He is currently a Professor of Time Based Media at the University for the Creative Arts.


  • Gallivant (1996)
  • This Filthy Earth (2001)
  • In the Wake of Deadad (2006)
  • Ivul (2009)
  • Louyre: This Our Still Life (2011)
  • Swandown (2012)
  • By Our Selves (2015)
  • Lek and the Dogs (2016)


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