born 1973 grew up in Germany/Bavaria lives and works in Munich

2006/2007   artistic director of the EU-funded international arts project „open-here“
1999/2001   Masters Degree, Royal College of Art (RCA)
1993/97       Diploma for Communication Design FH Augsburg, Lancashire University / Preston
1992/93       apprenticeship as a wood carver in Oberammergau/Germany

 

solo shows

2017 HUNDUN, Installation, Institut für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, Defethaus, Nürnberg
URSPRUNG/ORIGINS – eine Versuchsannäherung, whiteBOX, Munich (K)
2016 Biotopias Parasitas, Root, Gm3 Landscape Studio, Madrid, Spain
2015 Fit durch den Advent, KloHäuschen, Munich (K)
KRAFTRAUM FÜR FEINSTOFFLICHE WESEN, Kunstraum Bogenhausen, Munich
2013 Shape & Control, Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich
2012 chamber of resonance with Manuel Eitner, OPERATION TABLE/QMAC, Kitakyushu City, Japan
ciment bourbeux, sometimeStudio, Paris, France
Sumpf, Galerie Max WeberSixFriedrich, Munich, Germany
Sumpf, Neue Galerie Landshut e.V., Landshut, Germany
2010 Das Röhren der Würmer, Galerie K25, Ulm, Germany
2008 Geisterklo, Galerie Behringer, Munich
2005 Biotopie, Lothringer13/Laden, Munich
2004 accumulation, installation, Kentler International Drawing Space, New York
2003 the bone chandelier, Stockwell Studios, London

group shows

(selection)
2017
Stand by me, Galerie der Künstler, Munich (K)
DING UND WESEN; Interaktionen an der Tiermaschine, Galerie Bridget Stern, Hamburg
2016 1884 to 1915 – an artistic position, National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia
les séntiers de la création, Galérie du Lycée Jean de la Fontaine, Chateau Thierry, France (K)
2015 Kentler celebrates 25! The advisory board selects, Kentler International Drawing Space, New York, USA
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT, Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich
Kunstgriff! Natur als Konstruktion, Städtische Galerie Traunstein
München Zeichnet II, Galerie der Künstler, Munich (K)
2014 Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Munich
Kulturpalast, Galerie Zwitschermaschine, Berlin
lézards pour l´ecole, lizières, Epaux-Bezu, France (K)
creatio continua, Haus der Kunst, Nordgalerie Munich (K)
Singing Sculptures, Rathausgalerie/Kunsthalle München, Munich
100 works paper benefit, Kentler International Drawing Space, New York
2013 Förderpreise Bildende Kunst 2013 der LH München (nominated), lothringer–13_halle, Munich
Stipendiatinnen 2012 Künstlergut Prösitz, Galerie VORORTOST, BBK Leipzig (K)
2012 Kunst- und Wunderkammern revisited, Große Rathausgalerie Landshut, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum München
2011 Befall (infestation) site specific installation, Versöhnungskirche München, ARTIONALE
Common Spaces, Körös Region Museum, Oradea, Rumania
2010 atta cephalotes on its way to the mushroom farm, University für Bodenkultur (BOKU) Vienna, Austria
EitnerHärtelMärklEgger, Galerie MaxWeberSixFriedrich, Munich, Germany
2009 Falsche Fährte, with Manuel Eitner, E324 Raum für Kunst, Munich
2 maletas: nada que declarar, Centro Cultural de Cali de la Secretaría de Cultura, Cali, Columbia
2008 L`INFINITO TURBOLENTO, artist in residence at O’ non profit space for contemporary art, Milano, Italy
infected park bench and traffic light Coordinación MYCE, Mérida, Mexico
2007 The contamination suitcase, MODEM, museum of contemporary art, Debrecen, Hungary
2005 Mobile Powers, “International Museum of Excrements”, Kunstsalon, Berlin
Jungle Park, kunstraum muenchen, Munich
2004 Opening of the Institute for Hybristics and the Empiric Sciences of Swelling Bodies, Jahnstraße, Munich
and CCS centro culturale svizzero & o´artoteca, Milano

 

 

performances

(selection)
2016 HUNDUN, Munich Biennale of New Music Theatre, Muffatwerk, Munich
2014 KÖRPERKASTEN- evangelische Stadtakademie, ARTIONALE Munich
2013 BARDO – topography of the inbetween, with Axel Nitz (sound), Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich
2012 BARDO – topography of the inbetween, with Michael Northam (sound), MUG Munich
unknwon white entity, Chiyofuku 10th anniversary summer festival, Japan
2009 San-zen-ri-gan, thousand miles clairvoyant, with videos by Shiina Takehito (Japan) ZKMax, Munich
2008 green earth, 4th edition of the International Prize for Performance, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea of Trento
chopsticks, 24 hours feeding-performance with Takehito Shiina (Sendai) via internet video, zkMax, München
2007 2 months journey with a performance-truck (and a changing team of artists) through Europe from Munich to Vienna, Prague, Liverpool, Arles, Marseilles
and back as part of the EU project „open-here“
2006 endurance, 4th Dadao Live Art Festival, Beijing, China
Vor der Imago – die letzte Häutung, I-camp, Neues Theater München
Operation and explosion of a banana-clone with Susanne Witzgall, Neue Medienwerkstatt Wien, Vienna, Austria
2004 Nomadscamp, lothringer13, Munich, Ortstermine 2004
2002 fruit surgery performance, opening of the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
2001 fruit surgery performance, The Final show, Royal College of Art, London

 

 

awards

(selection)
2017 Golart Stiftung
2015
zwei:eins, der Münchner Preis für Kunst
2014
Erwin und Gisela von Steiner Stiftung
2014-17
studio scholarship by the City of Munich
2012
music/performance award for „Bardo“, by the City of Munich arts council
2010
one year work scholarship, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
Mathias Pschorr Stiftung, acquisition of „Green Earth“, Munich
2008
Prinzregent Luitpold price, Munich
2006
“Vor der Imago – die letzte Häutung” theatre award/sponsrship by the City of Munich arts council
2004
project award “Nomadscamp”, City of Munich arts council, Ortstermine 2004
2001
The Sheila Robinson Memorial Award, London
2000
The Quentin Blake Award, London
DAAD
Scholarship London, German Academic Exchange Service