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born 1976 in Villingen (Schwarzwald), Germany




1998-2001
Woodcarvingschool Oberammergau, degree with state price



2001-2003
Academy of Fine Arts Nürnberg

2003-2007
Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe

2005
Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki

2006-2007
Masterstudent of Prof. Harald Klingelhöller

2007-2008
Master of Fine Arts at Glasgow School of Art




2007-2008
DAAD Postgratuated Scholarship at Glasgow School of Art

2010
Art Award of Stiftung Christliche Kunst, Wittenberg
Debutant promotion of the state Baden-Württemberg

2012
Project promotion of Kunststiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen

2014
Project promotion of Kunststiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen

2015
International Lucas Cranach Prize (Special Award), Wittenberg

2017
Project Scholarship for New Mexico/USA from the
State Department of Culture Nordrhein-Westfalen/Germany
Project Grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn




2009 - 2011
Member of the curatorial team of V8 Plattform,
Raum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
2013 - 2016
Member of the curatorial team of Simultanhalle,
Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Cologne




lives and works in Cologne






Exhibitions Solo: (selected)

2017
- in progress, The Stranger (Sculptural Analysis of Myth), New Mexico, USA
2016
- The Assembling White Smoke, with Jessica Twitchell, Q18, Cologne
2015
- Wächter (Sculptural Analysis of Myth), Kunstzelle, WUK, Vienna, Austria
2014
- The Inner Half Hermitage, Simultanhalle, Cologne
2013
- untitled (Rorschach Test), Case Study, Hannover
- The Votive Square Fire, Bruch&Dallas, Cologne
2011
- Katalog Release, V8 Plattform, Karlsruhe
- 90° Epitaph, Roxy Theater, Basel, Schwitzerland
- Graphics, Bischofsetage, EKD, Berlin
2010
- Debutant Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe
- Instrument, St.Matthäus-Kirche, Kulturforum, Berlin
- antiplastic, Badischer Kunstverein (Lichthof), Karlsruhe
2009
- Rigorose Dämmerung, Galerie Tinderbox, Hamburg
2008
- Billboard (at the end there will be darkness),
  McLellan Gallery, Glasgow, UK
- Ursprung eines Endes, project space Mayerei, Karlsruhe
- At the beginning there..., Goethe Institut Glasgow, UK
2007
- Skeptizismus, Galerie Tinderbox, Hamburg
2006
- gemeiner Alltag, Mintrop 11, Düsseldorf


Group: (selected)

2016
- o.T. (Verweis), Villa Streccius, Landau (Pfalz)
- Pavillion, Villa Romana, Florenz, Italien
2015
- The Chamber, Gustavs Park, Zeche Carl, Essen
- International Lucas Cranach Prize, Wittenberg
- Opus Zehn, Mischpoke e.V., Beethovenstraße, Düsseldorf
2014
- Eins + Eins, Galerie Esther Donatz, München
- hagulane, Städtische Galerie, Villingen-Schwenningen
2013
- untitled (Skull), Kabinett, Jakobistraße 5, Hannover
- 8 Jahre V8, V8 Plattform, Karlsruhe
2012
- Journey without a map, Galerie Marion Scharmann, Cologne
- re.turn, former AEG Hall 15, 350 Years AdBK, Nürnberg
- Acquisition of the state Baden-Württemberg,
  Städtisches Kunst Museum, Singen
- Aktzeichnen ungelöst, V8 Plattform, Karlsruhe
2011
- bigness as usual, V8 Plattform, Karlsruhe
2010
- the absence of myth, former monastery, Obermarchtal
2009
- oil on canvas, at AEG Hall 15, Nürnberg
- Realisation of the exhibition architectur for Printed Matter Book
  shop with Daniel Wogenstein after a concept of Gareth Long
  for PS1 New York, USA
- Aus der Tiefe des Raumes, Institut Rheinumschlag, Düsseldorf
- 6 Rooms on view, HBC at Alexanderplatz, Berlin
- Moving the Goalpost’s, Galerie Tinderbox, Hamburg
- A Part Apart, Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt/Main
- Archeologie Contemporaine, Projektraum V8, Karlsruhe
2008
- Yesterday Today Tomorrow, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf
- How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck
  would chuck wood, Kunstverein Glasgow, UK
2007
- Into it, Kunstverein Hildesheim
- Masterstudent Exhibition of the Academy of Fine Arts
  Karlsruhe, at Kunsthalle Mannheim
- Ernte’06, Kunsthalle Baselland, Basel, Schwitzerland
- Bodenkontakt, Galerie Tinderbox, Hamburg
2006
- Cropped, Galerie FiggevonRosen, Cologne
- S/W, Projectspace Bellstreet, Vienna, Austria
- Gegenstände, Badischen Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
- 9th Skulpterdays of the Baltic Sea Countries, Kellokoski, Finland -
- Von mir aus, Galerie MeyerRiegger, Karlsruhe
2005
- Situated Self, Kunstmuseum Tennispalatsi, Helsinki, Finland





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