Teaching

Portrait of a Dreamer, C. Köhnemann, 5th semester 1995, FH Konstanz

1994 - 1997 Lecturer for film and electronic media at the University of Konstanz

1992 Zusammenarbeit mit Prof. Dr. Ulrich Saxer und Dr. Rene Grossenbacher an einem Konzept zur Einführung des Fernsehens in Botswana: „Follow Up study on a Botswana Television Service».

1990 Media courses for primary school pupils, Freie Volksschule Trichterhausenmühle

1984 Vortrag über Film- und Video-Technologien für visuelle Gestalter zum Thema «Neue Medien-Perspektiven und praktische Anwendungen», ASG, Zürich

1976 Media course for primary school students, Alternative School 1, Winterthur

1980 - 2018 Various lectures and articles on the following topics:
- Analog versus digital - is art photography dying out?
- Image Design - A Trip into the History of Photography
- Visual Signature - from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Miroslav Tichy
- Art on the Internet
- Filmmaking for children (see Tages-Anzeiger from 27 January 1987)
- Film and photography in advertising
- Film dramaturgy in docudrama
- Ambient Media
- Trade Marks or how I earned a fortune with the name XBOX...
- From analog posters to digital signage
- Radio Wave Propagation
- Weak Signal Propagation

Scientific works about the films

1989/90 Seminar for Film Studies at the University of Zurich, directed by Prof. Christine Noll Brinckmann

1990 Seminar „Die Eigenwilligkeit des Dokumentarfilmes in der Schweiz» von Beni Müller:
„FETISH & DREAMS von Steff Gruber» von Irene Elber, Jan Sahli und Felix Studinka
„LOCATION AFRICA von Steff Gruber» von Karin Dioda und Sara Schindler
„MOON IN TAURUS von Steff Gruber» von Thomas Ritter, Thomas Thumena und Markus Meier

I am pleased about lecture and course inquiries. Due to my versatile fields of interest, I offer an unusually broad spectrum of topics. I like to join discussions and debates or help out with inventions in interdisciplinary groups or brainstorming sessions.