born 1983 in Aachen, Germany


EDUCATION

2015- (currently) MFA Art&Social Practice, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
2007-2010 MFA Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie, Arles, France
2006-2007 Akademie Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht, Netherlands
2003-2006 BFA Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Montpellier, France


AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS / SPONSORING

2016 Artist in Residence at the Portland State University Rec Center

2014 Artist Support Program of Gesellschaft für Humanistische Fotografie
in cooperation with Kunstverein Tiergarten | Galerie Nord

2013 Prix La Photographie Maison Blanche #3, France

2012 Artist in Residency at schrit_tmacher Dance Festival, Aachen, Germany
in cooperation with Rick Takvorian, sponsored by Fujifilm

2011 Artist in Residency at Zona Imaginaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2009 Stipend of OFQJ (Office Franco Québecois de Jeunesse) as part of the student delegation
for Le Mois de la Photo Montréal, Canada


COLLECTIVE PROJECTS

2016 Portland Museum of Art&Sports at PSU Campus Rec in collaboration with Lauren Moran, Portland, OR (founder member, director and curator)

2016 Assembly, a Co-authored Social Practice Conference, Portland, OR (participation, organization)

2013-2015 member of exp12/exposure twelve e.V. projectspace for photography, Berlin

2010-2011 Junction Box, Tehran, Iran, organised by Amirali Ghasemi (participation)

2009 1st International Roaming Biennal of Tehran, organised by Amirali Ghasemi (participation and organisation)

2007-2010 Europehophop, 27Countries-27Photographers, organised by On Cherche Toujours (founder member)

2007-2010 member of La Republique Sans Tout ça, Brussels, Belgium (founder member)


EXHIBITIONS

2016

world in a room, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition «eight obstructions»

Galeria Monique Paton, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Group exhibition "Avesso"

Disjecta, Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR, USA
Group exhibition «The Music That Makes Us»

2015

exp12/exposure twelve, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition «5 Jahre»

Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition «Tiefen»

exp12/exposure twelve, Berlin, Germany
Solo exhibition «I cried for you»

world in a room, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition «Der Löffel raubt den Winterschlaf»

2014

exp12/exposure twelve, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition of photobooks «Made in Berlin»

Das Gift, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition «Photobook night», curated by Actual Colors May Vary, Julia Schiller and Oliver Schneider

exp12/exposure twelve, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition «From one place to another», in the official program of the European Month of Photography Berlin 2014

KLEISTER, Berlin, Germany
Street group exhibition, «KLEISTER 2014», curated by Kaetha , Hannah Goldstein and Katja Hausstein

exp12/exposure twelve, Berlin, Germany
slideshow, «Exp12&Guests»

Zona Imaginaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Group exhibition «Festival de la Luz en Zona Imaginaria» curated by Lucrecia Urbano

Galeria La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Group exhibition «trastienda abierta», curated by Carolina Magnin and Pablo Caligaris

Galerie Mad, Marseille, France
Prix La Photographie Maison Blanche #3, curated by Christophe Asso, Jean-Louis Connan, Marseille-Provence 2013

2013

FENSTER61, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibition «Hinter Glas» curated by Nicole Woischwill

exp12/exposure twelve, Berlin, Germany
«Privado/Book of Life» in cooperation with Karin Idelson

Galeria La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Group Exhibition «Reapertura» curated by Carolina Magnin and Pablo Caligaris

2011

Zona Imaginaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Show of Residency work «Nada Importante»

Galeria La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, Argentina
«Privado/Book of Life» in cooperation with Karin Idelson, curated by Carolina Magnin and Pablo Caligaris

Parkinggallery, Tehran, Iran
Group Exhibition, «Junction Box» curated by Amirali Ghasemi

2010

Private Family Home, Aachen, Germany
Experimental exhibition in my empty home, «Matière Blanche/Hausstellung»

Espace van Gogh, Arles, France
Group Exhibition of the graduates of Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie Arles

2009

Festival Les éphémères de mars, Montpellier, France
Group Exhibition curated by Association Le Cri Dévot

Europapunkt, Berlin, Germany
Group Exhibition «Europehophop» curated by Association On Cherche Toujours

Espace Van Gogh, Arles, France
Group Exhibition «Europehophop» curated by Association On Cherche Toujours

La Vitrine, Arles, France
Group Exhibition curated by Aurélie Moins

Atelier du Midi, Arles, France
Slideshow «La Nuit de l’année»

Magacin/Dom Omladine, Belgrad, Serbia
Group exhibition «Urban Jealousy, the 1st International Roaming Biennial of Tehran»,
curated by Amirali Ghasemi and Serhat Koksal

2008

Contemporary International Photography Biennial, Jinan, China

Galerie AL/MA, Montpellier, France
Group exhibition «Absence Entre Totalité» curated by Milan Tutunovic

2006

Galerie de l’Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Montpellier, France
Group Exhibition «Ektasy» curated by Gérald Petit