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lives and works in cologne
2008 – 2016lecturer at the aachen university of applied sciences for photography
seit 2001freelance photographer
1995 until 2002lecturer/ architect at the university of applied sciences in dessau
1999diploma UGH kassel
1993 until 1995architect in various architectural offices
1993Diplom FH aachen
1967born in coesfeld, germany


2023travel scholarship of the stiftung kulturwerk
2019winner reclaim award, cologne
2017prize winner FOCUS photofestival mumbai, india
2014scholarship of the city of cologne for the summer workshop “resonances” in teplá, czech republic
2007short listed, fotofair cedefop/ photomuseum thessaloniki
2005recommendation at the european architecture photography award
2004artist scholarship at the german study centre in venice, centro tedesco di studi veneziani
2003artist scholarship at the german study centre in venice, centro tedesco di studi veneziani


rautenstrauch-jost-museum, köln
private collections

single exhibitions:

2023BelowBridges – exhibition hall arthouse rhenania, cologne
2021doing memory – st. maria magdalena and lazarus-kapelle, cologne
Encanto – opera cologne
2020S I E BelowBridges – freiraum-gallery, cologne 2019
doing memory – arthouse rhenania
2019S I E – arthouse rhenania
2018cologne 692-683 – arthouse rhenania
2017shop counters – vhs-photogallery, stuttgart
BelowBridges – arthouse rhenania, cologne
HeSheandI – fotoraum, cologne
2015shop counters – lstate parliament düsseldorf
shop counters – IHK cologne
2014Encanto – photogallery rothebühlplatz, stuttgart
200950 km euregio NL-BE-DE – BenC gallery, maastricht
2008shop counters – freiraumgalerie, cologne
2005interSHOPs – within “magdeburg 12 hundred photographs“


2019BelowBridges – poster wall hans-böckler-platz, cologne, reclaim award
2018the view – the image – the space – hall arthouse rhenania
2017HeSheandI – FOCUS photofestival mumbai, indien
2016HeSheandI in “NEW REALITY”, altes pfandhaus, cologne
2015Encanto – michael-horbach-stiftung, cologne
2014frog kisses carmen – j3fm-gallery, hannover
Encanto – nuit de la roquette, les rencontres d´arles, france
2010S H E – irsee monastery, swabian summer of art
spatial images – pictorial spaces – chamber of architects, düsseldorf
and vhs photogallery, stuttgart
2009S H E – hamburg architecture summer, j.s.k architekten
spatial images – pictorial spaces – group exhibition, whiteBOX, munich
2008hannover goes fashion – chamber of architects niedersachsen
perforated – ostrava / leipzig / brno – contemporary photography on the image of the city, kunstverein leipzig
on site in place – martini50, osnabrück
icons of modernity – national representation niedersachsen, berlin
2007icons of modernity – chamber of architects niedersachsen
5_architecture + 13_photography – helberger23 exhibitionroom, frankfurt/ main
2006photographic participation in the architecture biennale in venice
2005me, myself and i – gutleut15, frankfurt/ m.
shop encounter – federal art hall in bonn, afterwards: oldenburg, heidelberg