Hans Peter Riegel

Producer, Curator, Creative Director , Riverside Culture , DA Z, Digital Art Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland


Hans Peter Riegel studied visual communication, photography, film and art sciences at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences and at the University of Düsseldorf. To a wider public is known as the biographer of the artist Joseph Beuys as with other publications, as media-artist and director. However, it is also a pioneer of the digital economy, among other things as a consultant to Apple and IBM. At the same time he was one of the first artists to deal with the Internet with his project SIS.TM. Hans Peter Riegel is founder and curator of DA Z - DIGITAL ART ZURICH, creative director and partner of Riverside, a company active in the fields of strategic consulting, culture, communication and media production. Here he deals with the development and realization of cultural projects as well as the exchange between social groups with the help of cultural platforms and digital media. In these contexts, he advises companies and institutions.