Born in Kent, 1959. Studied BA Fine Art at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, London, 1984; MA in Mixed Media, Slade School of Art, London 1988. In 1989 collaborated with Leila McMillan in setting up BadBLoOd & siBYL studios in the French Pyrenees.
His work has been shown extensively throughout Europe and America as installations, screenings and retrospectives. Awards and commissions include FilmFour, Channel 4, The British Film Institute, the Wellcome Trust and the AHRB research board. On-line projects include www.mappingperception.org.uk. He is a Senior Lecturer in Time Based Media, KIAD, Maidstone.
Kötting's work inlcudes the feature-length films Gallivant (1996) and This Filthy Earth (2001).
His most recent work, This Our Still Life, had its premiere at the 68th Venice International Film Festival in 2011.