*1976 in Hamburg.
Based in Hamburg.

2009 MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2006 Master in Photography, University of Applied Sciences Hamburg, Germany

solo exhibitions

2019 Le Ping Le Pong, Galerie Jo van de Loo, Munich, Germany

2018 Find a Fallen Star, Jantar Matar Observatory, JaipurPhoto, India

2016 Find a Fallen Star, Museum für Photographie, Brunswick, Germany

2015 The Indian Iron, Galerie Jo van de Loo, Munich, Germany
         Find a Fallen Star, Foam Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
         Stars Fell on Alabama, Photoforum PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland

2013 Stars Fell on Alabama, POMO Gallery, Milan, Italy
         Stars Fell on Alabama, SI Fest, Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy

2012 Stars Fell on Alabama, Galerie Jo van de Loo, Munich, Germany
         Stars Fell on Alabama, Rencontres D’Arles, Arles, France
         Find a Fallen Star, B2 Institute, Tucson, USA

2011 To Think About Things, Galerie Jo van de Loo, Munich, Germany
         Find a Fallen Star, UA Lunar & Planetary Lab, Tucson, USA

2006 The Hair, Galerie Linda, Hamburg, Germany

group exhibitions

2017 The Intimate Enemy, Pelagica, Milan, Italy
         Hängung # 16, Stiftungspreis Fotokunst, KUNSTWERK Sammlung Klein, Eberdingen, Germany

2016 Roads Less Traveled, Tiff Festival, Gallery BWA SiC, Wroclaw, Poland
         Uncommon Places, Palazzo da Schio, Vicenza, Italy
         Young Memories, Galerie Episodique, Paris, France

2015 Beyond Evidence, Format Festival, Derby, UK
          The Day Will Come, Container, Triennal of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
          Human Nature.15 years Art Collection Deutsche Börse, NRW Forum, Düsseldorf

2013 Das Nahe und die Ferne, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany
         City of Hamburg Scholarship for the Visual Arts, Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg, Germany

2012 City of Hamburg Scholarship for the Visual Arts, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
         The World in London, Victoria Park, London, UK

2011 Exposure 2011, James Hyman Gallery, London, UK
         ReGeneration 2, Aperture Gallery, New York, USA
         ReGeneration2, Rencontres Internationales de la Photo, Fes, Morocco
         Il Dubbio Della Bellezza, Fruttiere di Palazzo, Mantova, Italy

2010 Session_12_Words, Four Boxes Gallery, Skive, Denmark
         Women in Art Photography UK, Taschen Store, London, UK
         Poetry of the Functional, Sächsisches Industriemuseum, Chemnitz, Germany
         ReGeneration 2, Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland
         ReGeneration 2, International Photography Festival, Pyngyao, China
      Teaching Photography, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
         3. Int. Photobook Festival, dokumenta-Halle, Kassel, Germany

2009 Session_7_Words, Am Nuden Da, London, UK
         Shadow of a Doubt, Galerie Michel Journiac, Paris, France
         Saatchi New Sensations, A Foundation, London, UK
         Now: Art of the 21st Century, Phillips de Pury, London, UK
         Small Show Huge Talent, Kiddell Gallery, Sotheby’s, London, UK
         gute aussichten - new german photography, Hanse Office, Brussels, Belgium
         Summer Show, Hoopers Gallery, London, UK
         Show RCA, Gulbenkian Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK
         Prix Leica, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2008 Off Topic, Ada Gallery, London, UK
         klubfoto, Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg, Germany
         gute aussichten - new german photography, Kunstraum Potsdam, Germany

2007 Soiree des Projections, Festival Voies Off, Arles, France
         Fotosommer Stuttgart 2007, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
         gute aussichten - new german photography, House of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
         gute aussichten 2006/07, vhs-Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
         gute aussichten - new german photography, Photo Espana, Goethe Institut, Madrid, Spain

2006 Humble Arts Foundation - Pinned up, 3rd Ward, New York, USA
         gute aussichten - new german photography 2006/07, Forum für Fotografie, Cologne, Germany
         Ein freies Land, Sagerviertel, Neumünster, Germany

2005 Private Space, International Festival of Photography, Ikona Gallery, Lódz, Poland
         Patagonia, Galerie Rainer Maas, Hamburg, Germany

grants / awards

2018 International Cultural Exchange Bursary, India

2017 Stiftungspreis Fotokunst, Germany (finalist)

2016 Artist in Residence, Light Work, Syracuse, USA

2015 german photobook award (Find A Fallen Star, published bei Kehrer, Heidelberg), Germany

2014 City of Hamburg Project Bursary for the Visual Arts, Germany
         Winner of OUTSET / UNSEEN exhibition fund

2013/14 finalist at HSBC Prix pour la photographie

2012 Alfred Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation Bursary, Germany
         Rencontres d’Arles Prix Decouverte, shortlisted, France
         City of Hamburg Scholarship for the Visual Arts, Germany
         VG-Bildkunst Bursary, Germany

2011 Artist in Residence, B2 Institute / Lunar and Planetary Lab, University of Arizona, USA

2010 National Media Museum Bursary
         4. Int. Marianne Brandt Contest, shortlisted
         ReGeneration 2010/11

2009 Saatchi 4 New Sensations
         Hoopers Gallery Award, shortlisted
         Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2009, Honorable Mention

2008 Prix Leica
         Artist in Residence, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
         Royal College of Art Bursary, UK

2007 Otto Steinert Award, Honorable Mention
         DAAD Scholarship for Graduates

2006 gute aussichten - new german photography 2006/07
         World Press Masterclass, shortlisted

books / publications

2015 Find A Fallen Star, Kehrer Heidelberg

2013 Stars Fell on Alabama, Exhibition Catalogue
         Du Magazine # 834, text by Britta Peters

2012 Session_12_Words (Motto)
         ARTE Metropolis
        1000 Words Photography, text by Lucy Davies

2011 Photographies # 5, “An Unknown Route: Denkbilder” (Routledge)

2010 Poetry of the Functional, Exhibition Catalogue
         Teaching Photography, Exhibition Catalogue
         ReGeneration 2, Exhibition catalogue (Steidl)

2009 To Think About Things, Self published book
         Material # 02, “An Unknown Route: Denkbilder” (Motto)
         Channel 4, 3 Minute Wonder
         Camera Austria # 105
         The Collector’s Guide to Emerging Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation

2008 Ok But No Fighting, Self published book

2007 Gomma Magazine # 03
         Photo International # 03

2006 gute aussichten, Exhibition catalogue
         Ein freies Land, Exhibition catalogue


Deutsche Börse Art Collection
National Media Museum
DZ Bank
Musée de l’Elysée
B2 Institute
Landesmuseum Natur & Mensch
Michaelis School of Fine Art
University of Arizona