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(b. 1960, Mittweida) lives and works in Wandlitz c/o Berlin

1985-1990  study for sculpture at the Art Academy, Dresden | diploma
1990-1992  2 years masterstudent with Professor Klaus Schwabe/Art Academy, Dresden
1991  stipend of the County Baden-Württemberg, study at the Art Academy Stuttgart
stipend at “l’Institut des Hautes Etudes en Art Plastiques – IHEAP”, Paris
lectures with Pontus Hulten, Daniel Buren, Sarkis among others
1 year residence in Paris
1992  trainee at the Institut of Technology, New York | computer art department
1992-1994  2 year residence in Brooklyn, New York
1997-1998  1 year postgraduate education for multimedia at CIMdata, Berlin
since 2006  several lectureships at the Art Acadeny Dresden | Media Class

 

shows/projects

18.02. – 21.02.2016 | UNPAINTED lab 3.0 in München
15.02 – 18.03.2015 | Thailand – Brass Casting Workshop @ smilebrass together with Thomas Reichstein
13.08. – 13.09. 2015 | ITAF 2015  LINK
May – July 2015 | AUTOMATIC-0 | Espacio Byte, Argentina, (group)  LINK
23.05 – 21.06. 2015 | LANDSCAPES 3.0 | Galerie Alte Schule, Ahrenshoop LINK
14.10. – 20.10. 2014 | Mince pies #5 | gallery Wolkenbank, Rostock, (group)
17.01 – 20.01. 2014 | förderkoje @ UNPAINTED media art fair, Munich  LINK
21.11. – 08.12. 2013  |  Line Drift Loci  |  Campel Works, London (group)  LINK
06.09. – 29.09. 2013  |  IKONO On Air Festival  LINK
21.07. – 24.08. 2013  |  DATA DADA  |  gallery Wolkenbank, Rostock (solo)  LINK
30.03. – 28.04. 2013 | Kunsthalle Kühlungsborn, together with Udo Rathke  LINK
26.10 – 07.11. 2012 | Plüschow Lounge, Castle Plüschow, artists of the gallery wolkenbank (group) LINK
27.10. 2012 | Kunst Heute, Kunstkaten Ahrenshoop, computer installation
01.06 – 30.08. 2012 | Galerie Alte Schule, Ahrenshoop (group)
11.09 – 14.01. 2012 | mince pies2 | galerie wolkenbank, Rostock (group) LINK
05.09 – 25.09. 2011 | b/w borderline galleria espoonsilta, Espoo/Helsinki / Finnland (group)
04.09 – 09.10. 2011 | just printed | Galerie module2 Dresden (group)
22.05. – 14.08. 2011 | Menschenbilder | „Grosse Kunstschau Worpswede“, selection of works of the contemporary art collection
of the Bundesrepublik Deutschland, (collection)
31.06. – 01.07. 2011 | Leistungsschau | Kunsthalle Berlin, (group)
17.06. – 18.06. 2011 | Der Lauf Der Dinge | long night of videoart, gallery Ruhnke, Potsdam, (group)
13.03. – 23.04. 2011 | poetic justice & digital rights | gallery Wolkenbank, Rostock, (solo) LINK  LINK
19.12. – 22.01. 2011 | mince pies 1 | galerie wolkenbank, Rostock (group) LINK
24.09. – 11.04. 2010 | OHNE UNS! | Art & alternative culture in Dresden before und after ‘89, Dresden, (group)
19.12. – 30.01. 2009 | dasistmeinsunddasistdeins | gallery wolkenbank, Rostock, (group)
01.01. – 01.01. 2009 | Algebra Azalea | Studio Schauplatz Second Life, (solo)
23.05. – 21.06. 2008 | Masterplan | Abel Neue Kunst, Berlin, (group)
31.05. – 01.06. 2008 | Kunstinvasion | Kunsthalle Berlin, (group)
26.05. – 06.06. 2008 | Take These Flowers | gallery Kasten, Mannheim, projectspace 4, (solo)
05.02. – 08.03. 2008 | BEYOND THE SCREEN | [DAM] Berlin, (group) LINK  LINK
19.02. – 20.04. 2008 | FILE | electronic languge international festival | Porto Alegre, Brazil, (group)
11.03. – 16.03. 2008 | SHARE / Manufacturing | Festival of art and digital culture Torino, Italy, (group)
22.11. – 24.11. 2007 | CIMATICS | AV Festival Brussels | participation with spectr|a|um windowfront installation, (festival) LINK  LINK
19.10. – 02.12. 2007 | Achtung Sprengarbeiten | NGBK Berlin, (group)
14,10. – 10.11. 2007 | matter of substraction | media ruimte bruxelles, (BE), (solo)  LINK
01.11. – 30.12. 2007 | Auflösung der Architektur | Goethe Institut Rotterdam (NL) | in collaboration with Alekos Hofstetter
30.08. – 01.09. 2007 | Spectr|a|um | windowfront installation of Dexia Tower, Bruxelles, in Collaboration mit lab[au] LINK
07.08. – 15.09. 2007 | DIGITAL PAINTING | LUMAS Berlin II – Fasanenstraße and LUMAS München (group)
24.01. – 03.02. 2007 | Liquid Space | clubtransmediale.07, Berlin (festival/performance) LINK   LINK
25.01. – 10.03. 2007 | META REFRESH | [DAM] Berlin, (solo) LINK
01.10. – 03.12. 2006 | FLOWERS | flowers in contemporary art | Kunstmuseum Heidenheim /H. Voigt Galery, (group) LINK
30.09. 2006 | NUIT BLANCHE | Nuit Blanche Art Festival, Toronto, Ca | in collaboration with Alekos Hofstetter, (festival)
31.08. – 10.09. 2006 | OUT OF DISASTER | Brotfabrik Berlin | in collaboration with Alekos Hofstetter, (group)
20.05. 2006 | Toronto Project | showroom west-germany, Berlin | in collaboration with Alekos Hofstetter
08.03. – 06.09. 2006 | toronto project | Goetheinstitut Toronto (CA) | in collaboration with Alekos Hofstetter
11.10. – 16.10. 2005 | UNSOUND | Krakow (PL) | festival for art, music and new media, (festival)
23.11. – 24.11. 2005 | todaysART | Den Haag (NL), (festival)  LINK
14.02. – 16.03. 2005 | run into flowers | [DAM] Berlin, (solo)
25.01. – 04.02. 2005 | minimal garden | clubtransmediale05, Berlin, (festival)  LINK
21.01. – 13.02. 2005 | total kaputt | ABEL neue Kunst, Berlin, (group)
09.10. – 21.01. 2004 | TRIPTYQUE | Abbaye du Ronceray, Angers (F) | artists of [DAM] Berlin, (group)
02.11. – 30.12. 2004 | Digital Move | [DAM] Berlin presents 3 artists at the Sony Center Berlin
21.10. – 24.10. 2004 | minimal garden | [DAM] Berlin, (solo)
01.07. – 03.07. 2004 | contact europe | Cafe Moskau Berlin, (happening)
16.06. – 21.6. 2004 | Art Unlimited | ART BASEL, gallery Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, (fair)
05.04. – 26.5. 2004 | Glue Präsentiert | Galerie Glue Berlin, (group)
29.11. – 17.01. 2004 | du und dein garten | Kunsthaus Erfurt, (group)
13.09. – 11.10. 2003 | IN IMAGES WE TRUST | gallery Silberblau Berlin, (solo)
28.06. 2003 | simple chaos | Backup Festival, Bauhaus University Weimar, (festival)
25.01. 2003 | play global | live visuals @ clubtransmediale04, (festival)
19.09. – 28.09. 2002 | Werkzeuge und Einheiten | Berlin Frankfurter Allee 3, (group)
2002 | POPULAR – animations 4 electronic music | “the top 50”, ZKM Karlsruhe, (prize)
2002 | Bildercodes | international media art award, interview and samples of www.POPULAR.de | broadcast at;
arte, SWR, SFdrs, RTVslo, 3sat
02.10. – 07.10. 2001 | Digitale Tapeten | Art-Forum, Berlin, presented by kunstmarkt.com, (fair/solo)
2001 | virtual ateliers | Kunst Akademie, Dresden | virtual reality projekt | in collaboration with Olaf Holzapfel
2000 | a ourssm | Kunst Akademie, Dresden | in collaboration with Olaf Holzapfel, (group)
1999 | DID, das kollektive ICH | Kunst Akademie, Dresden | in collaboration with Olaf Holzapfel, (group)
1999 | neo geometrische kunst | ART Basel-Media Art, gallery Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, (fair)
21.05. – 24.05. 1998 | ACHSE3zu01 | Kunst Akademie, Dresden | in collaboration with Olaf Holzapfel, (group)
1998 | Sächsische Kunstausstellung | Schloss Dresden, (group)
1997 | CD-ROM Preis | cynet art, Dresden, (prize)
1994 | Kunst in Deutschland | Kunst- und Ausstellungsraum Bonn, (group)
02.10. – 06.11. 1994 | export import | gallery Ränitzgasse, Dresden, (group)
19.04. – 17.06. 1993 | Sentimentalismo | gallery Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, (solo)
24.08. – 18.09. 1993 | Grüß Gott | gallery Ingrid Haar, Mönchengladbach, (solo)
05.10. – 01.11. 1992 | Skulpturen Projekt Gotha | Schloss Friedenstein, Gotha, (group)
29.08. – 27.09. 1992 | Vier II | Leonhardi Museum, Dresden, (group)
22.03. – 29.03. 1992 | Mathematik und Melancholie | gallery Ingrid Haar, Mönchengladbach, (solo)
03.03. – 18.03. 1992 | Fern – Seh – Raum | gallery Autogen, Dresden, (solo)
1991 | Vom Balkon Europas | Künstler der gallery Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden im Krefelder, (group)
26.10. – 30.11. 1991 | Sans Titre | Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, (solo)
1990 | Sommeratelier | Messehallen Hannover, (workshop/group)
1989 | Mülltonnen-Projekt | Brühlsche Terasse Dresden | in collaboration with Thomas Reichstein
1989 | B.S.I.G | Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, (solo)

iteration / structural condensation

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“structural condensation”  nov. 2013  (english version first)
looking back at my accomplishments over the last years, i recognise apart, from various formal approaches, a continous drive for structural condensation.
for structural condensation up to a point where the shapes begin to apparently depart from their usual meanings and are not clearly perceptible anymore.
In this structural void an entirely new pattern for composing comes into being – an abstraction of fissuring and reformation.
seen in a sober and technical manner, one may perceive the eternal balancing of meaning, magnitude, colours, shades and properties in order to make out a sound in this ravaged chaos.
most like to walking a tight-rope with concrete and depictive dynamics on one side and the white noise of ambientesque or tranceesque rhytmical harmony on the other.
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DATA-DADA III

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DATA-DADA III, 2013-14  |  vector for print  |  made with processing
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noiseWave II

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noiseWave II, 2012-14  |  vector for print  |  made with processing
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brick-warp

brick-warp series is based on a 2D perlin noise XY grid, where each rect gets ists values for rotation, x-size and y-size.
different generations are recorded on different layers.
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perlin-noise-scape

perlin-noise-scape series, 2010-14the programming (roughly outlined):
an undulatory linear motion of a bumpy bezier circle, which is kneaded by random noise values, increases and decreases in size, and turns around its center.
is further getting its color at each frame from an array, picked out of different photos, each row chooses another photo.
this script is so old and so messy, i changed values and functions over and over again, different errors were showing up, interesting enough to work with…

see in action: http://vimeo.com/album/2913536/video/49020285
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circulation (2013)

 

CIRCULATION consists of an circle loop within an circle loop within an X Y matrix. with randomness in number, size, rotation, color and on/off state. each repetition of the process results in one more layer, color maps are selected by keyboard and/or random values
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cyber cranium

 

cyber cranium II
realized with processing based on volumeutils by toxi
printed in PLA with makerbot 2, 15x cm cube
patinized with aluminum and bronze pigment
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packing BOX 01

 

packing BOX 01 is realizes using a packing algorithm to generate different square packing vector files via processing.
later on build up of a plywood box of 4 layers 4mm plywood and the laser cutting of each side and the removal of the non clued  parts.

32 x 32 x 32 cm, plywood, 2012/2013

iso box 01

 

iso box 01
is realized using an isometric packing algorithm in processing for generating vector files,
which are deep engraved onto the sides of an mdf box.

32 x 32 x 32 cm, MDF, 2013
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ITERATION ellipse

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ITERATION ellipse consists of an ellipse within an ellipse within an X Y matrix. devided down by 2 on 6-8 layers, with randomness in number, size, rotation, color and on/off state. each repetition of the process results in one iteration, which is used as the starting point for the next iteration.
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DATA DADA II

 

DATA-DADA is a software based interconected packing algorithm, which reads different color map arrays, either by random, noise and/or manual values.
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