Biography

Lives and works in New York

2013 - 2017

Work on the series An Abundance of Caution

2009 - 2012

Work on the series The Passage

2004 - 2010

Work on the series The Quiet of Dissolution

2001 - 2003

Travels in Argentina, Chile and Switzerland, photographing for the series Forces, work on building and photographing models for Forces

1999/ 2000

Travels in North America, Iceland, England and Switzerland for the

series you are here (DG Bank Art Grant)

1998

Move to New York

Stay in Australia, Work on the project you are here

1997

Graduation at the Fachhochschule Dortmund,

Degree Diplom Visual Communication, Photography and Film

Work on the project No Sense of Place in New York,

(German Academic Exchange Service Grant)

1995/ 1996

Study at the School of Visual Arts, New York, Major Photography

(Fulbright Grant)

1993

Travels in Guatemala, Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica,

work on the series GAP

1991

Begin of the study at the Fachhochschule Dortmund, Germany

Major Visual Communication, Photography and Film

1989 - 1991

Studies of Art and Art History, University Siegen

1988/ 1989

Travels in Guatemala and Costa Rica

1968

Born in Siegen, Germany

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Gallery Tanit, Munich, Germany

2013

Foto Kunst Stadtforum, Innsbruck, Austria

Gallery Fabian & Claude Walter, Zurich, Switzerland

2012

Gallery Tanit, Munich, Germany

2011

TH 13, Bern, Switzerland

2010

Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany

2009

Gallery Fabian & Claude Walter, Zurich, Switzerland

2007

fiedler contemporary, Cologne, Germany

Gallery Fabian & Claude Walter, Zurich, Switzerland

2006

Gallery Tanit, Munich, Germany

Galerie Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany

2005

Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany

Gallery Fabian & Claude Walter, Zurich, Switzerland

2004

Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

2003

fiedler contemporary, Cologne, Germany

Gallery Akinci, Amsterdam, Holland

Gallery Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany

Gallery Tanit, Munich, Germany

2001

fiedler contemporary, Cologne, Germany

La Filature, Mulhouse, France

Goethe Institut, Paris, France

Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt, Germany

Gallery Windows, Bruxelles, Belgium

Gallery Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany

2000

Gallery Bill Maynes, NewYork, USA

Gallery Akinci, Amsterdam, Holland

Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

 

 

Group Exhibition

 

2017

Eve, Amar Gallery, London, UK

You want truth or beauty?,  Kunsthalle im Kunsthaus Nexus, Saalfelden, Germany

Bewegung im Bild, Die informelle Malerei trifft auf die Geste in der Fotografie, Maerkisches Museum, Witten, Germany

2016

Beauty and the Beast, The Animal in Photography, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography,

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, Londom, UK

2015

Climats artificiels, Espace Fondation EDF, Paris, France

The Mirror Of Illusions, Gallery Tanit, Munich, Germany

Take One: Contemporary Photographs, Philadelphia Art Museum, Philadelphia

Imagine Reality, Ray 2015, Frankfurt, Germany

Landscape on my Mind, Landscape photography today Hamish Fulton to Andreas Gursky, Kunstforum Vienna, Austria

Über Wasser, Malerei und Photographie von William Turner bis Olafuer Eliasson,Bucerius Kunstforum, Hamburg, Germany

Human Nature, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, NRW Forum Düsseldorf, Germany

2014

Fürs All Genug, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany

Human Nature, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Deutsche Börse Group, Eschborn, Germany

Wunderkammer, F&C Walter Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2013

No Place like Home, Kunsthalle HGN, Duderstadt, Germany

2012

Collectors of Skies, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, USA

Ground Control, Jahresmuseum im Kunsthaus Muerz, Austria

Photographieren, Gallery Tanit, Munich, Germany

Landscapes, Fabian & Claude Walter Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

Elsewhere on the Meuse, Venlo, Netherlands

Für Hund und Katz ist auch noch Platz, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany

Home, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany

2011

Surveyor, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, USA

People and the City, Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art, Russia

2010

The BMW – Paris Photo Prize, Paris Photo, France

Bumpy Ride, Fotografia Roma 2010, Rom, Italy

Elsewhere, Idyll and Friction in the Landscape, Sint- Michielsgestel, Netherlands

2009

Manipulating Reality, How Images Redefine The World, Strozzina ccc, centro di cultura contemporanea a palazzo strozzi, Florence, Italy

Indagaciones y Myradas, tenerife espacio de las artes, Tenerife, Spain

Hängung # 5, Deutsche Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung

Alison & Peter Klein, Kunstwerk, Eberdingen-Nussdorf, Germany,

summer group show, fiedler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Ferne Nähe, ‚Nature’ in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany

Expedition Polaris, Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg, Norway

Trouble in Paradise, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, USA

The Best of Photography, Galerie Fabian& Claude Walter, Zurich, Switzerland

2008

Review, fiedler Contemporary, cologne, Germany

Freakish Nature, Gallery Fabian & Claude Walter, Zurich, Switzerland

Einblick, Mönchehaus Museum Gosslar

Die Landschaft jenseits der Romantik, Gallery Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany

2007

Vraisemblances, Gallery Xippas, Paris, France

In den Alpen, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland

White Out, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn& Taxis, Bregenz, Switzerland;

Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Germany

Überblick: Konstruktionen der Wahrheit, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie 2007, Darmstadt, Germany

2006

Gletscherdämmerung, Eres Stiftung, Munich, Germany

Fai da te. Il Mondo dell’Artista, Centro D’Arte e Cultura San Paolo Esposizioni, Modena, Italy

I may be sometime, James Nicholson Gallery, New York, USA

20 years Gallery Fabian & Claude Walter,Galerie Fabian & Claude Walter, Zurich, Switzerland

2005

Ideal Worlds – New Romanticism in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Schirrn,

Frankfurt, Germany

Hoch Hinaus, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland

Munch Revisited, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, Germany

Strömungen, Gallery Wäcker & Jordanow, Munich, Germany

Perspective Contemporaine, Gallery Vedovi, Bruxelles, Belgium

On the right Slope, Gallery Anne Barrault, Paris, France

Gezähmte Natur, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlung, Cottbus, Germany

2004

A Traveller, Gallery Akinci, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Waves II - Tribute and Degressions, Musée Malraux, Le Havre, France

Natur ganz Kunst, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

Photography XL II, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt, Germany

Contemporary Art from Germany, ECB, Frankfurt, Germany

Landscapes, Special Exhibition, Art Cologne, Germany

Gezähmte Natur, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlung, Cottbus, Germany

2003

Wonderlands, Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany

In Nature, From the Obsessive to the Blind, X Photography Biennale, Turin, Italy

Nicholson Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Ordnung und Chaos, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

2002

Better Than the Real Thing, Smart Projects, Amsterdam, Netherands

Saar Ferngas Preis, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany

True Fictions, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Kunstverein, Germany

Lingen, Kunst Haus Dresden, Kunstverein Bad Arolsen, Germany

2002 Between Construct and Reality - Landscape in Contemporary Photography,

Suermondt LudwigMuseum, Aachen, Germany

Franciscus,Kunstenaars brengen een ode, Fries Museum Leeuwarden, Netherlands

2001

The Promise of Photography, The Collection of the DG-Bank, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Wild Gliders, Aschenbach & Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Utopien heute, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Gallery Bernier/ Eliades, Athens, Greece

2000

Landscape in Contemporary Photography, Landesmuseum Oldenburg, Germany

1999

La Filature, Mulhouse, France

Landesmedienzentrale, Hamburg, Germany

1998

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

European Photography Contest, Vevey, Switzerland

Kodak Nachwuchsförderung (young talent), Cologne, Germany

Zeche Eins, Essen, Germany

1997

Galerie Energy, Dortmund, Germany

1996

Museum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, Germany

1993

Galerie der Neuen Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany

 

 

Grants / Awards

2016

Prix Pictet Nomination

1999

DG Bank Art Grant

1998

Otto Steinert Preis, Honorable Mentioning

Images 98, Grand Prix de la Ville de Vevey

1997

Rheinhard Wolf Prize

Kodak Prize for Young Artists

1996

Fulbright Grant

DAAD Grant (German Academic Exchange Service)

 

 

 

Work In Collections (Selection)

Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA; Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg; Collection Hans Grothe, Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg; DZ Bank; Deutsche Bank; Deutsche Börse AG, EZB, Frankfurt; Münchner Rück, Munch; EON AG, Düsseldorf; Westdeutsche Landesbank, Düsseldorf; Collection Alison & Peter Klein, Eberdingen- Nussdorf, KMS Fine Art Group

Private Collections in New York, Paris, London, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Zurich, Hong Kong, Seoul