Vita


Biographical data

1989 born in Jena, DE
Lives and works in Cologne, DE


Education

2012 – 2014
Master of Photography (M.Des.), Documentary Photography, AKV/St. Joost, Breda, NL

2008 – 2012
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Photography, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund, DE

2011/2012
Participant of the Masterclass at "Northern Lights Festival", Groningen, NL
Mentors: Lars Boering and Marc Prust


Solo & Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2021
Attitude – MOUNTAINVIEW Gallery, Fuhrwerkswaage Kunstraum, Cologne, DE (solo)
Attitude & Im Chor lässt's sich leichter singen – Reframed, Fototage Oldenburg, DE
Attitude – JAHR100SOMMER, public space, Dortmund, DE

2019
Man among Men – "You Are Here", Kölnisches Stadtmuseum, Cologne, DE

2018
Man among Men – "Im Zweifel für den Zweifel – Die große Weltverschwörung", NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, DE
Man among Men – Centrul de Cultură Urbană, Cluj-Napoca, RO (solo)
Man among Men – Lumix - Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hanover, DE

2017
Man among Men – "Königliche Kunst", Mittelrhein-Museum, Koblenz, DE (solo)

2016
Man among Men – "R(h)eine Träume", Freelens Photographer Association, Carlswerk, Cologne, DE

2015
Portfolio – New Dutch Photography Talent 2016, Book Launch & Exhibition, 5&33 Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
DEN HAAG – "Ithaca Returned", Blender Gallery, Athens, GR

2014
Man among Men – "Deutscher Jugendfotopreis", Photokina, Cologne, DE
Man among Men – "Q. Where do you feel it.", Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, NL
Maçons de São Paulo "Um Momento Presente", 5th Mostra SP de Fotografia Sao Paulo, BR

2013
DEN HAAG – "Ithaca Returned", Municipal Cultural Centre of Vathi, Ithaca and Contemporary Museum of Crete, GR

2012
DEN HAAG – "Lichttest", Altes Pfandhaus, Cologne, DE
DEN HAAG – "AUDIO/VIDEO/DISCO", Künstlerhaus Dortmund, DE
DEN HAAG – "Finissage – Der Auftakt", Heimatdesign, Dortmund, DE

2010
Po co to komu [?] – "Lodz – Im Frühling", Design Department, Dortmund, DE


Publications (Selection)

Since 2016 (ongoing)
Beyond – Publisher of a magazine for emerging photographers

2018
Man among Men – Interview on trust at Neue Züricher Zeitung

2017
Man among Men – Photobook, published at Lecturis (NL)
Man among Men – Society magazine, Nr. 65, Sep. 2017

2016
Corps Saxonia Jena – HANT - Magazin für Fotografie, "Bund fürs Leben", Edition 07

2015
Man among Men – ZEITmagazin, Edition Nr. 50, Dec. 2015
Portfolio – New Dutch Photography Talent 2016

2013
The German-Greek Relations – “At 1am the guests, hosts and help decided to go for a long drive.“, publication of the Masters course Photography, AKV/St. Joost, Breda

2012
DEN HAAG – self-published photobook, Edition: 100 copies
DEN HAAG – “PHOTOGRAPHIE” Magazine, Edition 1-2 2013
DEN HAAG – “Noorderlicht”, newspaper of Northern Lights Masterclass 2011/2012


Awards/Grants (Selection)

2021
Attitude – Awardee Portfolio-Review "SICHTBAR" of International Photoszene, category: exhibition
Corps Saxonia Jena II – Scholarship Program by Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia

2020
Heilige Orte – Scholarship Program by Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia
Im Chor lässt's sich leichter singen – Grant by VG Bild-Kunst Germany

2018
Gut Pfad – Grant by VG Bild-Kunst Germany

2014
Man among Men – "Deutscher Jugendfotopreis", 1st prize
DEN HAAG – Best Portfolio 2014, "Deichtorhallen - Freundeskreis des Hauses der Photograhie", Hamburg, 3rd prize
Man among Men – Young Talent Award, surprise.me - Gelsenkirchen, 2nd prize
Scholarship by "DAAD" – German Academic Exchange Service

2012
DEN HAAG – Honorable Mention, Lens Culture International Exposure Awards 2012
Cala Millor – "Deutscher Jugendfotopreis", theme "On the way"


Professional experience

2021
Facing Gender – Curator of an international exhibition on the theme of gender at F2 Fotofestival, Kulturort Depot, Dortmund, DE
Teacher on Exhibition Design at Master Communication and Scenography, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund, DE
Beyond III – Curator and organizer of an exhibition, international artist exchange and dialogue forum on the theme of [post]colonial present at Photoszene United, Altes Pfandhaus, Cologne, DE

Since 2020
Female Photoclub e.V. – Founding member and management board member
FREELENS e.V. – Management board member

2020
Artist in the Box – Co-founder of an online gallery for artists during the Covid pandemic
Jury member – "NRW Pressefoto des Jahres"

Since 2019
Member of OSTKREUZ Agency (Archive)
Jury member – “Kamerakinder Fotorun NRW“

2019
Beyond II – Curator of an exhibition with 10 female photographers during International Photoszene Festival, Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne, DE

Since 2018
Female Photoclub – Group leader North Rhine Westphalia, DE

2018
Beyond II – Organisation of panel discussions in Hanover, Cologne & Berlin, about „Women in Humanistic Photography“
Workshop – „The perfect Series“ – Symposium of “Deutscher Jugendfotopreis”, Cologne
Lecture about Man among Men – Photo Romania Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Lecture about Beyond – Karne Kunst, Berlin

2017
Lecture about Man among Men – Freelens local group Rheinland

2015/2016
Pre-jury of “Deutscher Jugendvideopreis”

2013/2014
Workshop leader – “Graduate in 3 days” for the Bachelor Photography, AKV St. Joost Breda, The Netherlands

2010 – 2011
Focus Award Festival 2011– International design award, Dortmund
Organisation, planning, realisation – management of the student team