I am visual artist, literary scholar and curator. I have studied art in Freiburg and Karlsruhe and literature in Rome and Freiburg. Masterscholar of Silvia Bächli I have shown my work in various international contexts focussing on minimal space interventions and in art in public spaces.

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Education

  • Alice Salomon Hochschule, Berlin (D) 2015-2016
    Master in Esthetical Education under Marianne Maul, Christiam Widdascheck
  • State Academie of Fine Art, Karlsruhe (D) 2001-2007
    Masterscholar of Silvia Bächli, 2007
    Fine Art and Drawing under Silvia Bächli 2004-2006
    Fine Art and Painting under Leni Hoffmann 2002-2004
    Fine Art and Monumental Painting under Ernst Caramelle 2001-2002

  • State University „Albert-Lüdwig“, Freiburg, (D) 1996-2000
    Doctoral Studies on Modern North American Literature under Christian Meier, 1999- 2000
    Linguistics 1996-1998

  • State University „La Sapienza“, Rom (I) 1992-1998
    Magister Artium in Modern Languages and Literatures, 1998
    Specialization in North American Literature under Alessandro Portelli, 1994-1998
  • State University „Whiteknight“, Reading, (UK) 2005
    Modern English Literature under Barry Bullen

Works in

Solo shows

  • Signals; Blu; Commerce by artist; in "Aufzug zur Chirurgie"; at Spreehöfen, Berlin, 2015
  • Flower Wreaths; Matching his original; Unser Tier; in "May and I -About the thrilling of dealing with pure living Beauty" at Tete, Berlin, 2013
    May and I at Rosa Luxemburg Platz Berlin, 2013
    Something about Snow and Earth and Anger
    at Rosa Luxemburg Platz Berlin
    Public Soil Distributors at Rosa Luxemburg Platz, Berlin
  • A Collection of Chosen Leaves at Rosa Luxemburg Platz, Berlin, 2012
    A lanciare mandarini, non so, Initiative Kunst Am Balkon, Münster
    Joining in Grüsse aus Paris, Europa Gallerie, Kochi, India. Curated by Zoe Miller.
  • Was sie mögen mögen; Gärtner; Musikalisches Kugellager, in "Assolutamente" at Institut Francais, Stuttgart, 2011
    Burning Desire, Artist Talk at Museo della Città, Rimini
    Hin und Her Laufen; 5 Betrachter in "Artists‘ Window" at Dock, Basel
  • LxBxT/2; Scherenschnitt#2 in" Questione di libertà" at The Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg, 2010
  • It Has Snowed; Special Effects #2; Vappu; etc in" Guess What" at Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, 2009
  • Me doing nothing, Artist Talk in "Back From" at Kunstverein Freiburg, 2008
  • To dice, in 20 min of attention, artforum 3, Freiburg. Curated by Christoph Schneider. 2006
  • Acting Reacting in "Acting Reacting" at Mucharaum, Karlsruhe. 2005

Group shows

  • Bits and pieces, Four paper cuts in „Bits and Pieces, Stella A., Berlin, 2015
  • All die Seiten die mich nicht interessieren, weg, in „Tabs - temporary artist's book shop, Lage Egal, Berlin
  • Himmelpuzzle, I.C.H.B.I.N, in „Objects in a room", Kunsthausbethanien, Berlin
  • Hunger - so etwas Ähnliches“, Kino zentral, Berlin, 2014
  • Commerce by artist, in „Kunstspäti“, Tete, Berlin Ring in „Crosswords “, Jordan Seydoux, Berlin I got bitten ... in „Crosswords“, Lage Egal, Berlin Candela in „Nachtflimmern“, Projektraum M54, Basel
  • Hier un Jetzt in „Return “, Tete, Berlin
  • Celebrating my birthday in „166“, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
  • Again in „Family Chronicles“, Textilmuseum, Bocholt
  • Hin und her schieben in „Die tragbare Ausstellung" GaDeWe, Bremen
  • Wieviel Mutter in „Ein schwebender Begriff “, Kunst im TautHaus, Berlin
  • Give and Take in „Odissea Contemporanea“, Vigna la Torre, San Felice Circeo, I
  • Zähler Zählen – in „Festival für junge Kunst“ Lenzburg, CH. 2013
  • Glass Nails – a Dialogue in „Glasklar milchig“ at Forum Factory, Berlin.
    Valzer in „All connections will be reached“, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
  • Magic Wands for Sale, in „Premio Arte Laguna“, Bacini dell‘arsenale, Venice. 2012
  • Artist’s hand- an hommage to my father; Ferro Ignique; The Seer and the Seeker in „Technics to bridge the gap“ at  Toves Galleri, Copenhagen. Curated by Benjamin Bernd. 2011
    My light blue studio chair in „One and more chairs“, Einraumhaus c/o Mannheim
  • A cardboard telescope, in „Beauty of minor matter“, Skalizer 40, Berlin. Curated by Katrin Herzner and Alessandro Vitali.
  • Prolongued Handrails in „Radikal Subjektiv“, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel. Curated by Sabine Sachl and Eric Hattan
  • To Pull; How I enclose two half plates into the wall in „Schnell und Schmutzig“, Markthalle Eisenbahnstrasse, Berlin
  • Lo Tienen Todos, Going Round, etc. In „Alicia“, Halfhouse, Barcelona. With Jonas Schmitt. 2010
    Fast Alles in "Regionale 10", at Kunsthalle Basel
  • Una Corda D’oro, in "Schwere, Glück, Beschäftigung", The Forgotten Bar, Berlin. 2009
  • Zwei Türen, Grüne Skulptur, Neonschrift in Extension of Lessing Gymnasium, a public work commisioned by the city of Karlsruhe.
  • Short Story II, Nine copper pipes, etc. in „Sanfte Wende“, Eulerstr. 16, Berlin
    100 Days, Open Take Put Close, Spot, etc. in „Choices“, Kunstraum Klingental, Basel
  • Special Effects II, in Regionale09, PlugIn, Basel, 2008
  • Eis in "It may blow your mind", Cartes flux3, Helsinki
  • Eis, Short Story, Omino, etc in "Raumwechsel 10" at Alexander Bürkle Raum, Freiburg. Curated by Dorothea Leicht.
  • ZAK ZAK in "Creative Writing in/& Landart", Karlsruhe. 2007
    Scalino indigesto, Fahrrad, Fast, in "Regionale08", Kunsthausbaselland, Basel
    Arco in Regionale08 at Musée des Beaux Artes, Mulhouse
    Ausgeufert, Bodenplatten in „Top 07“ at Kunsthalle Mannheim. Curated by Ernst Caramelle
    Curtain, Bits of fresh air, in "Top 07" at Kunstverein Marburg. Curated by Ernst Caramelle
    Arco, Fast, in „Westsüd“ at Galerie Alfred Knecht, Karlsruhe
    Eis, Mond, Methapher #2, etc in "Ökumene", Autohaus Zschernitz, Karlsruhe
  • Laufsteg, die Pflanzen der Nachbarn, Gardine in "Passagen", Kunsthaus L6, Freiburg. 2006
  • Je fais des trous dans l’eau, Atelier  in "Lieblingsvideo von Eric Hattan", Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
  • Endloses Geländer in "Sichtvermerk", Kunsthaus Palazzo, Liestal. Curated by Silvia Bächli and Eric Hattan. 2005
  • I wore a ring...in" Fast unsichtbar", Deutsche Bahn, Freiburg., selfcurated exhibition, with Helen Beck, Karsten Födinger, Patrycja German, Katrin Heister und  Katrin Herzner. 2004
    Wanderndes Loch in „Promenadenmischung“, Kunstverein Willhelmshöhe, Ettlingen. Curated by Leni Hoffmann.
    Füsse, Prolongued Pipe, I know It’ll end... in „Werder5 - Räume ändern“, Werderring 5, Freiburg
    Je fais des Trous dans l'eau, in" 5 Videos" at Filiale, Basel. Curated by Eric Hattan.
    Declaration d’innocuité in "Image de guerre", Kunstakademie Mulhouse
  • Mir würde es ganz viel Spass machen..., Fahrrad, Wolle in „Bezugsfertig“, Adlerstrasse 2, Freiburg. With Jonas Schmitt. 2003
  • Ich will weg ...in "Wir Stellen aus", at Vaubon Freiburg. With among others Daniela Baldelli, Freya Richter, Ben Öztat. 2002

Awards Residencies Public works

  • Scholarship/Stadtbesetzung, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen. 2015
  • Artist in Residence/room conception, Schloss Fougerette. 2015
  • Artist in Residence/Family Chronichles, Textilmuseum, Bocholt. 2014
  • Artist in Residence, VCCA, Richmond. 2013
  • Stadtportal, narrower selection in multi-stage competition, The City of Basel. 2012
  • Artist in Residence/Kunst am Balkon, Münster. 2012
  • Scholarship, Paris Citè International des Artes, Land Baden Württemberg. 2011
    Artist in Residence, Halfhouse, Barcelona.
  • Realisation of the public work, Lessingsgymnasiums, The city of Karlsruhe. 2009
    Artist in Residence, The City of Helsinki. 2009
  • Artist in Residence  at Tapiola Studio, Espoo Helsinki, IAAB, Basel. 2008
    Artist in Residence Eretria Greece, SAS Art. 2008
  • Post Graduated Scholarship, State Akademie of fine Arts, Karlsruhe. 2007
  • Rieselfeld Projekte, winner of the multi-stage competition, The City of Freiburg. 2006