EDUCATION

2007

Diploma Communication Design / Photography Prof. Vincent Kohlbecher/ University of Applied Sciences Hamburg

Teaching and workshops

2015 / Teaching assignment at the University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg

2015 / Teaching assignment at the Weißensee arts college Berlin

2012 / guest lecture at the Ostkreuzschule Berlin

2011 / guest lecture at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

2011 / guest lecture at the Ostkreuzschule Berli

2009 / guest lecture at the University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg

AWARDS

2012 / Scholarship of the VG BILD-KUNST for the Project "Persian Jews"

2009 / Scholarship of the Wüstenrot-foundation 2009 / 2010 for the Project "1979"

2008 / gute aussichten / new german photography 2008-2009 for the Project "1979"

2008 / Scholarship of the VG BILD-KUNST for the Project "Ich werde deutsch"

2008 / PhotoEspana OjodePez VolkswagenAward / Finalist

2007 / Winner of the Otto Steinert-Award with the Project "1979"

2006 / Highest award of the Karl H. Ditze-Foundation

EXHIBITIONS

2016

Akademie der Künste / Berlin / Uncertain States /  

2016

Kunstverein Ludwigshafen / I become german / I become german-the beginning / SOLO EXHIBITION

2014

City Museum / Münster / I become german / SOLO EXHIBITION

2014

Museum Folkwang / Essen / Was war und was is

2013

Museum Für Photographie / Braunschweig / Dokumentarfotografie Wüstenrot Stiftung Förderpreis 08

2012

NRW-Forum / Düsseldorf / State of the Art Photography

2011

Jewish Museum / Berlin / Heimatkunde

2011

LVR-Landesmuseum / Bonn / Dokumentarfotografie Wüstenrot Stiftung Förderpreis 08

2011

Kunstmuseum / Bochum / Dokumentarfotografie Wüstenrot Stiftung Förderpreis 08

2011

Urban Gallery / Schloß Borbeck / Essen / Ich werde deutsch / SOLO EXHIBITION

2010

Foto Museum Amsterdam / &samhoud / Utrecht / Ich werde deutsch

2009

Robert Morat Gallery / Hamburg / 1979/Ich werde deutsch / SOLO EXHIBITION

2009

Goethe-Institut / 1979 / Washington DC

2009

vhs-photogallery / 1979 / Stuttgart

2009

Art Foyer DZ Bank / 1979 / Frankfurt (Main)

2009

House of Photography / Deichtorhallen / Hamburg / 1979

2008

Raum für Photographie / Hamburg / 1979 / SOLO EXHIBITION

2008

Descubrimientos PHE08 / PhotoEspana / 1979

2008

Festival Voies Off / Les Recountres d'Arles / 1979

2008

Freelans-Galerie / Hamburg / 1979 / SOLO EXHIBITION

PUBLICATION

2014 / I become german / Verlag Kettler

2011 / Afterwards / Thames & Hudson London

2011 / Dokumentarfotografie Förderpreis 08 / Wüstenrot Stiftung

2011 / Heimatkunde / Hirmer Verlag München

2010 / 1979 / Kehler Verlag Heidelberg