Curriculum Vitae

  BIOGRAPHY 
2015 Teaching assignment, Academy for Communication Design, Cologne, Germany
2011 The Last Year of Childhood (artists' book) | Publisher: POWERSHOVEL.BOOKS, Tokio/NewYork
2009 The Door Behind the Wall | Project with handicapped and non-handicapped inhabitants of the Dr. Dormagen-Guffanti foundation, Cologne, Germany
2008 - 2009 Teaching assignment, College of Higher Education Bielefeld, Germany
2008 Zimmerpflanzen (artists' book), publisher: Snoeck Verlag, Cologne, Germany
2007 Teaching assignment for Visual Communications | Merz Akademie, Design Academy Stuttgart, Germany
2006 Mermaids, video
  Galerie 11, in the Gruner + Jahr publishing house, Hamburg, Germany
2005 Teaching assigment, College of Higher education Voralberg, Austria
  Märchen, Fairy Tales (artists' book) | Publisher: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König, Cologne, Germany
2004 Observer and Indoor Plants (booklet) | latent, aristotelean mimesis within the thriller genre | label: www.bold-dvd.de
2002 Art goes School | State Chancellery, Saarland, Germany
2001 kunstKöln special edition
1996 Girls, Some Boys and Other Cookies (artists' book) | Publisher: Scalo Verlag, Zürich, Switzerland
1993 Degree
1987 - 1993 Academic studies: Photographic Design | University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Dortmund, Germany
1985 - 1987 Academic studies: Communication Design | University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden, Germany
1979 - 1982 Apprenticeship as a carpenter

 

  SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection) 
2016 Singapore International Photography Festival
2014 Second Glance / Small Silent City, Galerie im Kreuzgang, Kloster Obermarchtal, Germany
  Second Glance / Small Silent City, FHV Galerie Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Austria
2013 Zimmerpflanzen / Small Silent City, Kulturhaus Osterfeld e.V., Pforzheim
  Conifer Club / Second Glance, Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung, Berlin
2012 Mermaids, Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alkersum/Föhr, Germany
2009 The room behind the wall | Dr. Dormagen Guffanti foundation, Cologne, Germany
2008 Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne, Germany
2007 Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne, Germany
2005 Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Germany
  Gallery 11, in the Gruner + Jahr publishing house, Hamburg, Germany
2004 Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  Gallery Goethe-Institut Sofia, Bulgaria
2000 Gallery Bodo Niemann, Berlin, Germany
1999 Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne, Germany
1996 Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  Leckri Fotografie Group, Gent, Belgium
1995 Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne, Germany

 

  PRIZES | AWARDS
2014 Espy Photography Award 2014 (shortlist)
2012 Kolga Award (shortlist)
2011 Residence scholarship, Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop
2009 Dr. Dormagen – Guffanti Foundation Award
  Welde Art Award (selected photographers)
2008 German Photobook Award 2009 (shortlist) | Zimmerpflanzen | Snoeck Verlag
2007 Foundation Kunstfonds sponsorship | Book project "Zimmerpflanzen"
2004 Toyota Photo Art Prize
2002 Commendation, European award for women photographers, Florence, Italy
2001 Scholarship of the State of North-Rhine-Westphalia without change of residence
2000 Commendation, DGPH Otto Steinert Award
1997 Promotional Booth/Förderkoje, Art Cologne
1990 DAAD scholarship

 

  GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)
2016 Mit anderen Augen – Das Portrait in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie | Kunstmuseum Bonn
  Mit anderen Augen – Das Portrait in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie | Kunsthalle Nürnberg und Kunsthaus Nürnberg
2014 Espy Photography Award 2014, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, UK
  elf uhr elf | Photographs about the Cologne Carnival, Laif Gallery, Cologne
2012 Paris Photo, Au Grand Palais, Paris
  views and windows | Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich
  Kolga Award 2012 »The best Photos of the year« Tbilisi, Georgia
  Mistigris - Contemporary German Photography, Tbilisi, Georgia
2010 Shifting Realities... Photography and its Realities | HALLE ZEHN / Cap Cologne e.V., Cologne
2009 Welde Art Award | Savings Bank Schwetzingen
  Revision | Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne
2008 Mistigris- Contemporary German Photography | Gallery Lichtblick, Cologne
2007 Art Cologne
  University of Texas, Dallas
  Small Silent City | Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne
  Quiet Afternoon | Gallery Claudia Delank, Cologne (with Anna Vogel)
2006 Der Palast der Drachenkönigin | Gallery Claudia Delank, Cologne
  Galerie Burg, LE-Musberg
  Märchen / Fairy Tales, DFA in Leinfelden
2004 Hotel Eden, Ludwigturm, Duisburg
  44 in 10, Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne
  KunstKöln, special show
2003 kunstKöln
  Museumsmühle Küppersbusch, Duisburg
  Art Cologne
  Paris Photo
2002 European award for women photographers, Florence, Italy
  Heimat/Homeland | Kunsthaus Dresden
  Municipal Museum Saarbrücken
  kunstKöln
  Reykjavik Museum of Photography
  Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden
2001 kunstKöln
  Art Cologne
2000 ARCO Madrid
  Art Cologne
1998 ARCO Madrid
  Kunsthalle Koblenz
  Kunsthalle Hamburg
  sunnyside | Gallery Crista Burger, Munich
  Art Cologne, Promotional Booth/Förderkoje
1997 Kunsthalle Nürnberg
  Museum for Applied Art, Gera
  Some Kind of Heaven | South London Gallery, London
  Someone Else with My Fingerprints | David Zwirner Gallery, New York
  John Hansard Gallery, Southampten
  The Garden of Eden | Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen
  Respekt, Glossy Munich
1996 Fotogalerie Kulturamt Friedrichshain, Berlin
  LEKRI (Galerijgroep Fotografie), Gent
  Gallery Christa Schübbe, Düsseldorf
  The Social View : Der soziale Blick | Art Frankfurt
  Artforum Berlin
  Stadt-an-Sichten | Otto-Nagel-Gallery, Berlin
1995 Museum for Applied Art, Gera
  Days of Photography Herten
  Art Multiple, Düsseldorf
1994 City & Region Trustee Savings Bank Pforzheim, Pforzheim
  Gallery Acud, Berlin
  Stadtkunst, Köln
1993 Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finnland
1992 Museum of Art and Cultural History, Dortmund
1991 Torhaus Rombergpark, Dortmund
  Kunsthaus Essen
1990 Fotoforum Schwarzbunt, Bielefeld
1988 The other side of photography | Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam