Born 1958 in Kirchbauna, lives in Berlin. Diploma in Fine Arts at Kassel University. Postgraduate studies in AV Media at KHM Cologne. Since 2000 he has worked on "Media Art Youth Projects" in Berlin. 2003, guest professor at HFF Filmschool in Potsdam. 2004/07, lecturer in Potsdam, Munster, Paderborn, Bangkok, Kunming, Accra, Hanoi. Alfred Banze makes films, performances, installations, drawings and objects. Since 2000 he has worked on community-based art projects in which he involves children, young people, artists, and specialists in different fields.