Joseph Stanislaus Ostoja-Kotkowski AM (also known as J.S Ostoja-Kotkowski, Ostoja and Stan Ostoja-Kotkowski) of Ostoja coat of arms was best known for his ground-breaking work in chromasonics, laser kinetics and 'sound and image' productions he earned recognition in Australia and overseas for his pioneering work in laser sound and image technology.PRG 919 Personal papers of JS Ostoja-Kotkowski. State Library of South Australia. His work included painting (instrumental in developing geometric art in Australia), op collage, photography, film-making, theatre design, fabric design, murals, kinetic and static sculpture, stained glass, vitreous enamel murals, op-collages, computer graphics, and laser art.
He was born in Golub, Poland 28 December 1922 and origin from old noble family that was part of the Clan of Ostoja. Kotkowski died 2 April 1994 in Stirling, South Australia.PRG 919 Personal papers of JS Ostoja-Kotkowski and SA Probate Index.