fine arts * art science * university lectures

*1976
in Dresden / atelier in Dresden


2011 – 2014
post-graduate at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (Meisterschüler of Prof. Lutz Dammbeck)

2011
diploma of fine arts at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts

2006 – 2011
fine arts studies at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (Prof. Christian Sery - interdisciplinary painting / Prof. Elke Hopfe - graphics / Prof. Ulrike Grossarth - performance / Prof. Lutz Dammbeck - multimedia arts)

2005 – 2006
culture studies at the Dresden University of Technology (Slavic language and Literature studies, German language and Literature studies)


scholarships and project grants (selection)

2014
scholarship of the Department for Culture and Monument Protection of the Saxon State Capital Dresden

2013
scholarship received from the Circle of Friends of the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts

2008 – 2010
atelier sponsorship by Dr. Ursula and Wilfried Köhler


works in public collections (selection)

Sculpture Collection of the Saxon State Art Collections
Saxon State and University Library Dresden (Deutsche Fotothek / Collection of Art, Photography, and Design)
Archive of the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts


art science and university lectures

since 2019
art science researcher at the Archiv der Avantgarden of the Dresden State Art Collections

since 2016
concept and realization of the workshop "Performative Introduction in Architecture and History of the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts"

2016 – 2017
public relations, image editing, and archiving for Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden

2007 – 2014
preparation of lectures and workshops, technical as well as curating assistance, documentations, and evaluations at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts:

2012 – 2014
for the workshop "Introduction in Chinese Calligraphy"

2007 – 2008
for Prof. Christian Sery


solo exhibitions (selection)

2018
"rhythm studies / shadow knows" (photography presented at the 14. Bundeswettbewerb für Schulpraktisches Klavierspiel Grotrian Steinweg, University of Music Franz Liszt, Weimar)

2017
"notes from the octopuss´ office" (Marcolini Palais, Dresden)

2013 – ongoing
"Die Rückkehr der Pfote / Return of the Paw" (Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, foyer, permanent installation)

"Entropical Seasons II" (Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, sculptors´ location, temporary public intervention)

2013
"PygmaLion" (Sculpture Collection, Schaudepot "Antike bis Barock", Albertinum, Dresden State Art Collections)


performances (selection)

2012
"up´n´down´n´round" (3 solo dancing performances, Atelier 322, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts)

2010
"up tight and down" (solo dancing performances, Atelier 322, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts)

2008
"Bruises and Blues" (solo dancing performance, Atelier 322, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts)

2007
"Baerformance" (eat art performance with T. Mende, Freitagsküche, Frankfurt Main)

2004
"Love For Sale" (tableau vivant, solo performance in context of the exhibition "Born in the GDR / Von Osten nach Boston", JP Artmarket, Boston)


group exhibitions (selection)

2019
Participation in Yoko Ono's Water Event as part of her retrospective PEACE is POWER (MdbK, Museum für bildende Künste, Leipzig)

2018
"Back to Curating: Special Views" (ehem. Fahrschule, Dresden, Germany)

2017
"Everything Is Connected" (Galerie Rotklee, Putbus, Germany)

2014
"New Masters So Far" (Kunsthaus, Dresden)
"geradezu momentan" (exhibition in context of the 250th anniversary of the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts)
"Kunstlotterie" (Galerie m2a)

2011
"Paws pro toto. II" (presentation in context of the monument protection conference "Kommunizieren – Partizipieren. Neue Wege der Denkmalvermittlung" at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts)

2010
"Café Aussig" (Motorenhalle, Dresden)
"Zwischenstand" (Gallery at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts)

2008
"Hotel Vladimir" (Motorenhalle, Dresden)
"20/10" (Heizkraftwerk Mitte, Dresden)

2007
"Produktionsprozesse" (Heizkraftwerk Mitte, Dresden)

2004
"Born In The GDR / Von Osten nach Boston" (JP Artmarket, Boston)


music

since 1993
songwriting for several musical acts (Martin Rose, The Radiation Kings, The Venusshells, Tav Falco´s Panther Burns)

2000 – 2005
interview research and camera for alternative music television ´Viva zwei´, later ´Viva plus´ (interviews i.e. with Marianne Faithfull, Patti Smith, Charles Neville, Dave Davies of The Kinks, Euroboys, TSOOL, Schorsch Kamerun, King Rocko Schamoni, Sven Regener and others)

2010
"Gloom Blooms" (musical performance with H. Schramm at the exhibition opening of "Farben des Todes", Uniwerk, Pirna)

2009
"Early Bird Special Night" (musical performance with H. Schramm, Side Door, Dresden)

2009
"Thee Songs" (musical performance with H. Schramm, at the exhibition opening of "Kleine Haie" at Kunstbahnhof, Dresden)

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