*1967

1991  Studied at Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg -1998 degree
Lives and works in Hamburg

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 “Wer auch immer das Interlock bricht”, Oel-Früh Cabinet, Hamburg

2015  “Puls”, Frappant Galerie / berlin-raum für Videokunst, Hamburg

2015 “Erbe”, with Galia Kodsi, 2025 ev, Hamburg

2014 “the qualm”, curated by Goesta Diercks, Kunsthaus Hamburg

2013 “cet obscur coin flou”, Galerie du Tableau, Marseille

2008  “Video Visionen”, Edith Russ House for Media Art, Oldenburg

2006 “Smoke motion”, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin

2005 “Camp”, Gallery Jan Wentrup, Berlin (Texte zur Kunst article)

2004 “Bigger than life and Silencers”, Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt am Main

2003 “Home Front”, with Baldur Burwitz, Ausstellungsraum Taubenstrasse 13, Hamburg

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016 “MEM Festival”, Bilbao, Basque Country

2016  “European Media Art Festival”, Osnabrück

2015  “Mao Se Dun Kai, Sudden change of idea. Sino - Germany Conceptual Art Comparative Study Exhibition”,
United Art Museum Wuhan, China

2013 “und Hamburg was glaubst du”, Kunsthaus Hamburg

2012 “Betriebsausflug”, Leipzig

2012 “Daemon's Dilemma”, Künstlerhaus Frise, Hamburg

2011 “Fuzzy Dark Spot”, Raum für Zweckfreiheit, Berlin

2011 “Weessen”, Weltraum, München

2010 “Leshan Invitational Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Leshan, China

2010 “Photography - Ideology of Representation”, Gallery Melike Bilir, Hamburg (Artforum critic's pick)

2010 “Grand Hotel Panhans”, Hamburg

2009 “Cinque Garzoni”, Venice

2008 “Fresh German”, Monkeytown, New York

2008 “Wir nennen es Hamburg”, Kunstverein, Hamburg

2007 “Lebe Wohl – Farewell. Suicidal tendencies in art and society”, Kunsthaus Hamburg

“Trans-Video Express”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

2006 “Emergency Room”, Gallery Olaf Stüber, Berlin

2005 “Bankart Videofestival”, Yokohama

2004 “Time is on my side” (with works from the Vogel collection), Kunstverein Rügen

“Sammlung Taubenstrasse”, Kunsthaus Hamburg

Weiße Nächte”, Videos of Hamburger Kunsthalle at Kunsthalle zu Kiel

“Works from the Falckenberg Collection”, Phoenix Art, Hamburg

“You don't have to be that specific”, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, Gallery Olaf Stüber, Berlin

Kunstlichtkongress”, Taubenstrasse 13 at Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich

“Switch Media Art Festival [supernatural]”, Goethe Institut Bangkok

2003 “Silencers” and “Bigger than Life”, Falckenberg Collection, Phoenix Art, Hamburg

“Feine Ware”, Taubenstrasse 13 at Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg

2002 “Ausstellung der Hamburg-Stipendiaten”, Kunsthaus Hamburg

“International media art award”, nomination of Silencers

“There is a Place” Kaispeicher A, Hamburg

2001 “What´s in the box”, four-day videoprogram with 40 artists - participation and commitee at
Kampnagel KX, Hamburg

1999 “Kunststudenten stellen aus”, Kunst - und Ausstellungshalle der BR Deutschland, Bonn

 

Awards:

2016  “Kunstbeutel” award, Hamburg

2006  1st prize for “Jenny und Tim”, art at public spaces, Hagenbecks Tierpark, Hamburg

2001  Art Grant of the City of Hamburg

 

Academic occupations:

2004 Concept and set-up of the “Labor für Akustik und Zeitbild”, Hochschule für bildende Künste  / Academy of fine arts, Hamburg

1999 - 2002 Docent at the Akademie Werbung, Grafik, Druck, Hamburg

 

Collections:

Hamburger Kunsthalle

Falckenberg collection, Hamburg

 

Publications:

2015 “Mao Se Dun Kai, Sudden change of idea. Sino - Germany Conceptual Art Comparative Study Exhibition”,
United Art Museum Wuhan, China, exhibition catalog

2014 “the qualm”, exhibition catalog

2011 “Fuzzy Dark Spot”, exhibition catalog

2006 “40 Jahre videokunst.de - was fehlt”, exhibition catalog

2004 “Sammlung Taubenstrasse”, exhibition catalog

2002 “Bigger than life”, exhibition catalog

International media art award - subject “picture*codes# - do we understand pictures?”, catalog

1995 “Toter Winkel” / “Blind Spot”, artist book

 

Archive: since 2006 all works in the Video Archive of Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin