*1976       in Hamburg.
Based in Hamburg.

2009 MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2006 Diploma Communication Design / Photography, University of Applied Sciences Hamburg, Germany

solo exhibitions

2015       Find A Fallen Star, FOAM Museum Amsterdam
2013 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

2015        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

2015        german photobook award (Find A Fallen Star, published bei Kehrer, Heidelberg)
2014        winner of OUTSET / UNSEEN exhibition fund
2013/14  finalist at HSBC Prix pour la photographie

2012 Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation Bursary
         Rencontres d’Arles Prix Decouverte, shortlisted
         City of Hamburg Scholarship for the Visual Arts
         VG-Bildkunst Bursary
2011 Artist in Residence, B2 Institute / Lunar and Planetary Lab, University of Arizona
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
         Royal College of Art Bursary
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