Born at the 10.21.1958 in Düs¬sel¬dorf/Germany Grown up in the „Rheinland“/Germany Since 02.00. living in Haan Working in Düs¬sel¬dorf Apprentice for a photographer in D´dorf; Art-School study in Ham¬burg Finishing as graduate designer in Es¬sen (94) Since 88 freelance-photographer Re¬por¬ta¬ges in: Geo, FAZ Ma¬ga¬zin, NYT Ma¬ga¬zin, Ti¬mes Ma¬ga¬zin, Zeit¬ma¬ga¬zin, Sports, Spie¬gel. Stern, Fo¬cus, Tem¬po, Max, ADAC- + Spie¬gel-Spec., Art... Free projects to the themes: Squatting actions and other fights (81-83); GI´s in Germany (88-89); technical monuments in the former GDR (90-91); The former combines (91-93); workers housing estates in the Ruhr coal basin (97); Discount-Fashion (01); The times of Bonn (03-04) Laureate of Stern-Jour¬na¬li¬st Award, Ko¬dak Junior Award, „Wis¬sen¬schaft-Vi¬suell“ Report Award 01, Scholarship of the „VG Bild-Kunst“ 04, PDN Award 2010 Different exhibitions e.g. in the House of German History (Berlin 98), the „Gro¬pi¬us¬bau“ in Ber¬lin („50 Jah¬re BRD“, May 99) Ruhrmuseum Essen 2010... Appointment in the "DGPH" society in Cologne (94); Member of the photographers agency: "Laif" (www.laif.de) in Cologne (96) Main focus now: work and business, Ruhrgebiet, Bonn
Entry description: A calendar for the company Standox / DuPont, a manufacturer of automotive refinishing paints based in Wuppertal, Germany. For this project the idea was to show the contrast between the perishability of ambience and surroundings and the imperishability of great cars.