Dieter Jung (b. Bad Wildungen, Germany, 1941), considered one of the pioneers of creative holography, studied theology, painting, graphic arts, and cinema in Berlin and Paris. Since 1965, his visual installations have been presented in numerous solo and collective exhibitions at major institutions in Germany as well as elsewhere throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Middle East. From 1985 until 1989, he worked as Research-Fellow at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies/MIT and served at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne as a Professor for creative holography and light art from 1990 until 2007. From 1992 to 1996, he was a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Art and Media Technology/ZKM in Karlsruhe. In 2010, he became a Member of the Academic Board of Advisors of the ZERO foundation in Düsseldorf, and in 2011, he joined the International György Kepes Society in Hungary. He lives and works in Berlin.