Bio / CV

Born Germany, 1974

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2009-10 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design

1997 Pratt Institute, BAFA Exchange, Brooklyn NYC

1995-98 BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design

 

Exhibitions

2017

New Property, lm06 Project Space, London. Curated by Lisa Penny, Marta Bakst.

2015

You Like That, Belfast. Solo Project curated by Alissa Kleist

Hoy Hoy Hoy, 177 Stoke Newington Church Street, London

2014

Beuys Will Be Beuys, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London. Curator: Joshua Y’Barbo

2013

Other People’s Problems: Conflicts and Paradoxes,  Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

2012

The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London. Selectors: Patricia Bickers, Rodney Graham, Jack Kirkland, Marta Kuzma, Kirsty Ogg.

Appropriate Response, Vulpes Vulpes, London

I Remember, A-side B-Side Gallery, London

Schizm Magazine, Issue 5, Contributor

Video Show, Curator of 25 artists’ work, screened at Function Room, London and Primary, Nottingham

2011

I live in my own world, but it’s ok, they know me here Elizabeth House, London

Red Mansion Award Shortlisted

What, 24 Gray’s Inn Road, London

Elizabeth House Project, 39 York Place, London

2010

Parking, Hampstead Heath, London

2009

What Is It Good For?, The Griffin, London

Rendez-vous Ouagadougou, Contemporain 405, Burkina Faso Curators: Peter Walsh & Kindo Salifou.

2008

Real Life, Portman Gallery, Morpeth School London. Curator: Sarah Sparkes.

2003

100 Mothers, Oxford House, London. Curator: Harry Pye.

Please Take One, 39 Mitchell St, London.

2002

Profile, Artist’s Project for Tate: the art magazine Issue 29, Editor: Tim Marlow

Gatsby, New Lansdowne Club, London. Curator Spartacus Chetwynd

Serotica, Reception Gallery, London. Curators: Emily Pethick, Kit Hammonds, Emma Mahony

Slimvolume II, Publisher: Andrew Hunt, London. V&A Museum Collection

Viva Pablo, The Bart Well’s Institute, London. Curator: Harry Pye

Evidence, Essor Gallery Project Space, London. Curators: Susanne Kohler, Phil Coy

2001

Tate Celebrity List, collaboration with Christian Rutherford. Matthew Higgs Imprint ’93 50th Project

Interview: Martin Creed Tate Magazine, Issue 24

2000

It May Be Rubbish, But It’s British Rubbish, Glassbox, Paris. Curator Harry Pye

Funny, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London. Curator: Peter Harris

1999

Spent, Lord Palmerston, London. Curator: Emma Mahony

1998

A to Z, The Approach, London. Curator: Matthew Higgs