Vita / CV]
* 1977
– Graduation/Abitur in Freiberg/Sa. 1995
– Studied law at the TU Dresden 1995-1998
– Photography studies at the HGB Leipzig – Vordiplom 2001
– Change to the Media Art Department / studies at the FK Alba D`Urbano since 2001
– Study abroad at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Copenhagen, Prof. T. Christensen, 2004
– Diploma with distinction at the HGB Leipzig in the field of media art, class for Intermedia
Prof.Alba D`Urbano, February 2006
– Theoretical diploma thesis on the topic “Culture Jamming under special observation of the game
concept” by Prof. Dieter Daniels
– Master scholar student with Prof. Alba D´Urbano, HGB-Leipzig, 2007-2010, final exhibition at the
GRASSI-Museum Leipzig April 2010
– Since 2010 membership in the Leipzig artist group “Porschismus” (Porschism)
– Founder and organizer of the art award “International Sticker Award” (together with Alain Bieber /
– Co-founder and curator of “C.Rockefeller Center for the Contemporary Arts”, Dresden (Independent
Art Space/Art Center)
– Co-founder of the art space “Theatre Impermanent” in Leipzig
– Owner of the media centre “Wildsmile Studios”, Dresden (media laboratory, screen printing)
– Owner of the publishing house for artistic publications “International Neighborhood”, Leipzig –
there editor of books and magazines: e.g. “Stickers”, “Stickers 2” (together with the Gestalten Verlag,
Berlin), “Klebstoff” magazine etc. –
– artistic collaboration and curator at the Cynetart Festival for Computer-based Art, Dresden
– artistic collaboration at the Transmedia Academy, Hellerau
– artistic tutor D-Caf Contemporary Arts Festival, Cairo, 2013
– artistic consulting and workshop with Matthias Müller at the invitation of the GOETHE Institute at
the TATUM Street Art Festival Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2013
– Chairman of the association “DresdenContemporaryArt e.V.”, since 2014
– Jury member of the Cynetart Award for computerbased art, Festspielhaus Hellerau, prize money
35,000 Euro, 2014 and 2016
– Workshop Leader Screen Printing+Media Art, Hillhacks Conference, Dharamsala, India, 2014-2016
– Founding member “Hackers without Boarders e.V.”, in cooperation with Chaos Computer Club, 2014
– Workshop leader screen printing and propaganda, Chaos Communication Camp, Ziegeleipark Mildenberg, 2015
– Tutor artistic screen printing, Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala, India, 2015-2016
– Initiator and director (together with Lucie Freynhagen) Artists in Residency Program C.Rockefeller
Center Dresden, 2016
– artistic collaboration Arts & Culture Section, Chaos Computer Congress, 2016-2019 (ongoing), Hamburg
– Workshop leader screen printing & mass media for German Embassy, Kampala, Uganda , May 2018
– Organisation & realisation Workshop AZULATO Festival Goethe Centre Kampala, Uganda, May 2018
– TUGABANE Graffiti Workshop Goethe Center Kampala, Uganda – September 2018
– curator of the international Biennale for Mediaart ANHYDRITE, Barbarossahöhle, Kyffhäuser, Germany, August 2019

Scholarships and Prizes:

– Youth Photography Award of the German Society for Photography 1998
– Winner of the Youth Photo Competition of the Federal Republic of Germany 1998 (Federal Ministry
for Youth and Social Affairs)
– Peterhanss-Scholarship of the Media Foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig 2002
– Studio grant of the city of Dresden, 2015
– Travel Scholarship for Visual Artists of the City of Dresden – Thessaloniki, 2017

– SoloResidency @ Fort Kochi Biennale, India – Scholarship by GOETHE Institute Bangalore 2020