Biography
1971

born in Potsdam, Germany

1994-2003

Studies of Artistic photography (diploma) and Fine arts (master class) at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig, Germany under Prof. Timm Rautert

2002

appointed member of the Deutsche Fotografische Akademie

2004-2009

Lecturer at the Alice-Salomon-Fachhochschule Berlin, Germany

since 2008

Member of BerlinPhotoWorkshops, initiator since 2012, from this time forward regular teaching in form of workshops

2009-2013

Lecturer in photography at the University of Potsdam, Germany

2010/14

Lecturer in photography in the Department of Design at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Germany

since 2018

Lecturer at the Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany

 

lives and works in Potsdam, Germany

 

Awards and grants (selection)

 

2000-2001

Awardee of the Barkenhoff-Stiftung, Worpswede, Germany

2004

DAAD-grant for travelling through Eastern Europe

2008

Working scholarship of the state of Brandenburg, Germany

2012

Lotto-Brandenburg-Art-Award, Germany

2013

Working scholarship of the Foundation Kunstfonds Bonn, Germany

2015

HannoverShots-Grant of the Hannover-Stiftung, Germany

2016/17

Rom Prize of the German Academy Villa Massimo, Italy

2018

Brandenburg Art Award, Germany