After over eight years Lutz Deppe worked as a photographer for various labels like Wergo, Torofon, Weltwunderrecords and publishers like Du Mont, Prestel, Edition Cantz. During that period he participated in several exhibitions in Berlin, Hannover, Cologne.
In 1995 he works the first time exclusivley with light. Together with Susanne Linke he realized the lighting for her dance film Märkische Landschaften. After that he assisted Jean Kalman for the Opera de Lyon in Lenz, an opera by Wolfgang Rhim.
He has since worked with many dancecompanies and contemporary composers. With Yoshi Oidas The Maids he has won the Time Out Award 2003 in London. In the last years you could see his lightinstallations, for example at the EXPO 2000 or at the City de la Musique, Paris, in 2003. Lutz Deppe is teaching at the Hochschule für Kunst und Gestaltung in Zürich since 2004.
Update: February 2009