Studied Arts and German Literature at Bielefeld University. Studied Arts at HBK Braunschweig. Master’s degree. Guest Professor at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. Guest Professor at Dortmund Fachhochschule. Since 2003, Professor in Experimental Film at the Academy of Media Arts, KHM, Cologne.
Matthias Müller is an artist working in film, video, installation and photography. As a curator, Müller has organized numerous avant-garde film events, such as the Found Footage Film Festival (1996 and '99), the first German festival of autobiographical films, Ich etc. (1998), and various touring programs. With his films and videos he has taken part in major film festivals worldwide, including the festivals at Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Toronto, Locarno, Oberhausen, and Rotterdam. His work has also been featured in several group and solo exhibitions. In 1994, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, dedicated a retrospective to him. His films and videos are part of the collections of institutions such as Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Nederlands Film Museum, Amsterdam, Australian Centre For The Moving Image, Melbourne, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, the Goetz Collection, Munich, the collection of Isabelle and Jean-Conrad Lemaître, London, and Tate Modern, London.