2010
visiting professor, Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
2008
International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York
2006
master student of Timm Rautert, HGB Leipzig
1998–2004
studied photography under Timm Rautert at the HGB Leipzig (Academy of Visual Arts), Diploma
1996–1998
studied German Literature and Language, Journalism and Onomastics at the University of Leipzig
1976
born in Bergen (Rügen Island), now lives and works in Berlin



Grants / Awards


2016
Kunstpreis Berlin, by the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

2015
residency at National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia

2014
Grant from the Berlin Senate, Berlin, Germany

2013
residency at Casa Baldi, Olevano Romano, Italy

2012–2010
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff stipend, Berlin, Germany
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung’s support prize
“Catalogues for young artists”, Essen, Germany

2009
working stipend of the Foundation Kunstfonds Bonn, Germany
residency at Goethe Institute Hong Kong, China
travelling stipend by the Gwin Zegal foundation, Hanoi, Vietnam

2008
scholarship of the Günther-Peill-Stiftung, Düren, Germany
stipend at the ISCP, New York, U.S.

2007
award for contemporary art by the Christian Karl Schmidt- Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
travelling stipend of the “Ars-Baltica-Fototrienale”, Danzig, Poland

2006
working stipend of the Free State of Saxony, Dresden, Germany

2005
award of the Marion-Ermer-Stiftung, Jena, Germany

2004
scholarship of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung, Essen, Germany



Artist Talks / Lectures (amongst others)


National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia
Camera Austria, Graz, Austria
UdK Berlin, Germany
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany
ISCP, New York, U.S.
Goethe-Institut Hanoi, Vietnam
HfBK Hamburg, Germany
HGB Leipzig, Germany
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxemburg
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany