klaus peter dencker

Klaus Peter Dencker (Germany, 1941) is a visual poet and filmmaker. His publications include Text-Bilder. Visuelle Poesie international (Cologne, 1972), Deutsche Unsinnspoesie (Stuttgart 1978), Visuelle Poesie (Dillingen, 1984) and Poetische Sprach-spiele (Stuttgart, 2003). His collected works: Visuelle Poesie 1965-2005 (ed. Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Bibliothek der Provinz/Weitra (Austria)) appeared in 2006. He is currently working on a history of optical poetry from early picture writing to contemporary digital experiments. He has been exhibiting his work internationally since 1970. He has been awarded art prizes from the City of Erlangen (1972) and the City of Berlin (1982).

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