CV

_ Research

Since 2014 Saarbruecken, HBKsaar, Light in Fine Arts (LIFA): LIFAsesearch
Concept and development of an academic network and archive on light in fine arts with Prof. Daniel Hausig and Prof. Dr. Michael Schwarz

2004-2007 Bremen, University of the Arts, Professionalizing in the Arts
Concept and development of an integrated approach Designs, Fine Arts and Music.

_ Teaching (Selection)

2017 Hildesheim, University, ART MATTERS Hildesheim
Teaching project: Art in Cobtext

2017 Tunis, Goethe-Institute, ART MATTERS Tunis
Teaching project: Art in Cobtext

2017 Hildesheim, University of Applied Science and Art
Teaching project: Light in Art and Design

2016/2017 Hildesheim, University of Applied Science and Art
Teaching project: Lichtcampus

2016 Tunis, Goethe-Institut, INTERFERENCE
Teaching project: Art in Puclic Space

Since 2015 Saarbruecken, Hochschule der Bildenden Kuenste Saar
Visiting Professor: Light in Fine Arts

Since 2013 Saarbruecken, Hochschule der Bildenden Kuenste Saar
Teaching field: Curatorial

Since 2012 Bremen, University of the Arts
Head of the MA Studio Materials and Technologie with Prof. Andreas Kramer

Since 2006 Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate, Coaching of Cultural Production
Teaching field: Professionalizing in the Creative Disciplines

Since 2004 Bremen, University of the Arts
Teaching field: Professionalizing in the Arts

_ Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 Halifax, RESPONSIVE
Artistic Director

2017 Djerba, SEE DJERBA
Artistic Director | Founding mit Aymen Gharbi

2016 Tunis, INTERFERENCE
Artistic Director | Founding mit Aymen Gharbi

2016 Unna, Zentrum fuer Internationale Lichtkunst, SWITCH
Artistic Director

Since 2015 Hildesheim, LICHTUNGEN
Artistic Director | Founding mit Klaus Wilhelm | Second Edition: 2018

Since 2015 Tunis, FLUX Light Art Series
Artistic Director | Founding

Since 2015 Hamburg, LICHTCAMPUS
Artistic Director | Founding with Prof. Roland Greule

2014 Saarbruecken, LIGHT_ACT_PROJECT
Curatorial

2011-2012 Koblenz, LICHTSTROEME
Artistic Director | Founding wit Tom Groll | Two Editions

2009-2011 Gdanks, NARRACJE
Artistic Director | Founding | Three Editions

2011 Dessau, FARBFEST AM BAUHAUS DESSAU
Artistic Director

2010 RUHR.2010 Europaeische Kulturhauptstadt – Dortmund, Essen, Hagen
Artistic Director | Three interventions in public space

2006-2009 Eindhoven, GLOW
Artistic Director | Founding with Tom Groll | Four Editions

Since 2002 Luedenscheid, LICHTROUTEN
Artistic Director | Founding with Tom Groll | Eighth Edition 2018

1997-1999 Essen, KUNSTVREIN MASCHINENHAUS
Artistic Director

Since 1996 Interdisziplinary exhibitions projects, co-operations and workshops in Belgium, Danmark, Egypt, Estonia, Estland, Finland, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South-Africa, Switzerland, Serbia, Tunisia among others.

_ Development

1993-1996 Hagen, Kulturzentrum Werkhof Hohenlimburg, Artistic Director
1988–1993 Ahlen, Kulturzentrum Schuhfabrik, Artistic Director
1988 Study graduation as Diplom-Social-Pedagoge with focus on sociocultural development
1984-1988 Studies of Philosophy and Social-Pedagogics in Muenster (de)
1963 born in Ennigerloh (de)