Vita

Biography

  • 1964 born in Düren NRW
  • 1987-93 Studies at Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Prof. Spoerrie and Prof. Willikens
  • 1991 Masterstudent and assistent
  • 1993 Diploma
  • 1994 Visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh
  • 1994 Visiting professor at Ohlone College Fremont/Ca
  • 1994 Visiting professor at U.C.Davis/Ca
  • 1997 New York Project, NY
  • 2000-01 Garageproject, Munich  (UTOPIA 4)
  • 2006-10 Chairman Kunstpavillon e.V. Munich
  • 2007 Lecturer at DGB Bildungswerk, Munich
  • 2010-16 Member of international press club Munich
  • 2011 Founding member of artist group Sendlinger Gegenwart
  • Since 2016 Drawing Machine Project
  • Since 2017 Synaesthetic Performance Project

Grants

  • 2016 Steiner Stiftung Munich project grand
  • 2008-11 Bavarian Studio-Grand-Program
  • 2006-08 Studio-Grand-Program Munich
  • 2006 Local project grand by Sendling District Council
  • 1991 Anniversary Award by Academy of Fine Arts Munich
  • 1989 citizen of honor in Gibellina, Sicily

Soloshows (Selection)

  • 2020 Syntethy, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich
  • 2016 I Wild Draw, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2014 One Artist Show, Art Karlsruhe, Cologne
  • 2013 Das Niesen des Sokrates, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2013 MORMK, with Matthias Oppermann, Gallery Morgenland, Hamburg
  • 2012 Formationen, with Angelika Hoegerl, Kunstpavillon, Munich
  • 2011 Dazwischensein, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2010 In Dubio pro Libertate, Press Club Munich
  • 2009 Best of collectors selection & selected collectors, Fruchthof
  • 2008 Gallery Eisenschenk, Second Live
  • 2007 Killing Mr. White Cube, Klohäuschen, Munich
  • 2007 Cay with Osman, Neuland, Munich
  • 2006 Face2Face, Kunstpavillon Munich
  • 2007 Ayse – Osman Project, Klohäuschen, Munich
  • 2005 Ink-Works, Gallery Dagmar Behringer, Munich
  • 2003  Covered Figures, G34 GAP, Munich
  • 2002 G34 Studio Opening, GAP, Munich
  • 2002 Beauties2, Deutsche Bank 24 Maximilianstraße, Munich
  • 2001 Goethe Institut, Munich
  • 2001 Art Advice, Art Festival, Munich
  • 2001 Beauties1, Deutsche Bank 24 Maximilianstraße, Munich
  • 2001 Siemens, Munich
  • 2001 Ellwanger & Geiger, Munich
  • 2000 Einstand, Artgarage und Studio RMK, Munich
  • 1999 New York Works, The Virtual Museum
  • 1998 One Day Event- Art Brunch, Wieninger Journal, Rosenheim
  • 1997 Open Studio, Domagkstudios, Munich
  • 1997 New York Works, Gallery Neuseeland, Ingolstadt
  • 1995 Topos – Utopos 3, PC-Apollo, Munich
  • 1993 Gouachen (Dornröschen 6146-6), Gallery Am Haagtor, Tübingen
  • 1993 Studio Gallery Lothringerstrasse 13, Munich
  • 1992 Ausbrennen-des Gehirn(s), Forum New Art, Munich
  • 1992 Kreuzraum mal Raumkreuz, Gallery Lutz Rohs, Düren

Performances

  • 2020 Syntethy, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich
  • 2019 The Kibbutzim, Givatayim Gallery, Tel Aviv
  • 2019 Percepçao, with choreographer Yahsmine Lamar, Schwere Reiter Theatre, Munich
  • 2018 Below Syntax, Lewisham Arthouse, London
  • 2017 Performance of Synaesthetics, Givatayim Gallery, Tel Aviv
  • 2016 The Drawing Machine in Bangkok, with curator Elsie Evans
  • 2015 The Drawing Machine in Israel, with curator Doron Polak
  • 2015 Tisch Symposium, with curator Doron Polak, Berlin

Group shows (selection)

  • 2020 Object@Paper, The forth wall space, Berlin
  • 2019 Where do you wash your loundry?, The forth wall space, Berlin
  • 2018 In the eye of art, Zoe Gallery, Dr. Fischer Foundation Tel Aviv
  • 2018 Syntax Error, Lewisham Art House, London (curator & artist)
  • 2018 Summershow, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2016 Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang im Kunstverein Bad Nauheim
  • 2016 Multiple Times #8, Lage Egal Berlin – Campoi Gallery On Tour
  • 2015 Jahr-Ein-Jahr-Aus-Gezeichnet, Gallery Alte Schule, Berlin
  • 2015 Die Lichtenberg Norm, Gallery Zwitschermaschine, Berlin
  • 2015 Across the Continents, Gallery Millenium, Prague
  • 2015 Raum für Musik, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2014 2014 + 3, Kunstpakhuset, Ikast in Denmark
  • 2014 Faces, Gallery Millennium, Prague
  • 2014 Was sie denken, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2012 Oh Mensch, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2012 Sendlinger Gegenwart 3, German Hop Museum, Wolnzach
  • 2012 Sendlinger Gegenwart 2, Kunst-Textwerk Gallery, Munich
  • 2012 Art Karlsruhe, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang
  • 2011 Sneak Preview Sendlinger Gegewart, Arthaus Diessen
  • 2011 Versus – Night of the Museums, Ingolstadt Reithalle Klenzepark
  • 2010 13*13, Gallery Pamme-Vogelsang, Cologne
  • 2009 Brave New World, Gallery Koloni, Dresden
  • 2008 Changed conditions ahead, Jugglers Art Space, Brisbane
  • 2008 Walk of Femme – 90 years of womens right to vote, Dachau
  • 2008 Dame,Dame,Bube,As, Gallery von Maltzahn, Munich
  • 2008, Brave New World, Wasserturm, Dachau
  • 2007 Netzwork AG, Neuland, Munich (curator & artist)
  • 2007 Opening, Neuland, Munich (curator & artist)
  • 2006 Minute-exhibition, Prague
  • 2006 Minute-exhibition, New York Metro, PS1 Queens, Williamsburg
  • 2006 Heads of Düren, Lions Marcodurum, Schloss Burgau, Düren
  • 2006 Out of the time, Kulturwerkstatt Haus 10, Kloster Fürstenfeld
  • 2006 About Lenbach, Kunstpavilion, Munich
  • 2005 Minute-exhibition, Lissboa, Schweinfurt, Venice
  • 2005 Zwischen Sellerie und Erdbeeren, Food Trade Market, Munich (curator & artist)
  • 2004 Art in Sendling, Fruchtmarkt, Munich
  • 2003 G34 Days of Culture, Ludwigsvorstadt, Munich
  • 2001 Art Advice, The Garages, Paul-Heyse Str.31, Munich (curator & artist)
  • 2000 Under The Influnce Of Art, St.Pauls Church, Munich
  • 2000 Pre-Opening, The Garages, Paul-Heyse Str.31, Munich
  • 1998 Blätter, Blüten, Noten, Autoren Gallery 1, Munich
  • 1998 Kunstart 96, Bockenheimer Depot, Frankfurt/Main (CD/K)
  • 1998 Leopold-Hoesch Museum, Düren (K)
  • 1995 Gallery Guth Maas und Maas, Reutlingen (K/E)
  • 1995 In Johannesburg, Sandton Gallery, Southafrika (K)
  • 1994 Städtische Gallery Balingen (K/E)
  • 1993 Kongresszentrum Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GSF Munich
  • 1993 Podium Kunst, Schloss Schramberg
  • 1993 Opposite and at the same Time
  • 1990 Selection of the Academy, Deutsche Aerospace, Munich
  • 1990 Salute, Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse, Munich
  • 1989 Exhibition of the Academy of Fine Arts Munich in Arcidosso
  • 1989 Delle colonne – Über Säulen, Museo Civico d’Arte Contemporanea Di Gibellina, Sicily
  • 1988 Panoptikum, Art Cologne