1973 

born in Braunschweig, lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.

 

1998-2004

studies of communication design 

Universität Gesamthochschule Duisburg-Essen / Folkwang

class of Bernhard Prinz and Dr. Herta Wolf.

art and photography, history and theory of photography

2002

highly commended - John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award

National Portrait Gallery, London

2004

Diploma - Universität Gesamthochschule Duisburg-Essen / Folkwang

I never promised you a rosegarden

2005

distinction at 7th Aenne-Biermann-Prize for german contemporary photography

2016

shortlisted Royal Photographic Society IPE 159

2017

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016 - honorable mention

Nominee Award in Nature in the 2017 Photogrvphy Grant.

2018

the animal kingdom. L.A. Photo Curator, Global Photography Award - honorable mention

shortlisted Royal Photographic Society IPE 161