education, grants & awards

2014

  • Visiting Artist UCSD San Diego (DAAD grant)

2013

  • Honorary Mention VIDA 15.0 for chromatographic ballads

2012

  • Art&HENVI, Bioart Society Helsinki
  • Fellowship HWK Delmenhorst (nicht angetreten)
  • DFG Grant: Großgerät “Interactive Performance Plattform” (300 K, within the Digital Bauhaus Lab)

2008

  • Honorary mention Paradoxien des Öffentlichen, Duisburg, Project “Fernfühler”
  • Honorary mention Cynet-Art Dresden, Project Double Helix Swing

2006

  • Honorary mention Ars electronica, Double Helix Swing

2003

  • Stipendium Schloss Balmoral (Bad Ems)
  • Special mention for memory of space, FCMM-Festival, Montreal

2002

  • Winner of a competition for an installation in a metro station (“Wehrhahnlinie” Düsseldorf)

2001

  • Milla & Partner-Award for Media Art, 14. Stuttgarter Filmwinter

2000

  • Grant from the “Stiftung Kunst und Kultur NRW”

1999

  • Winner of the Kunst-am-Bau competition Universität Cottbus
  • Spiridon Neven-DuMont award
  • Award from the city council from Düsseldorf
  • Research project inoutSite (Forschungs-AG Multimedia NRW)

1996

  • Ringenberg-grant from Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

1995

  • Transfer-Stipendium Italy
  • postgraduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Valie Export)

1994

  • Award for installation art (Rheinland-Pfalz)

1991

  • DAAD-grant for New York
  • Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-grant (catalogue)

1990

  • Artist-in-residence in Rotterdam
  • Travel Grant

1987-1988

  • DAAD-grant for Marseille/Aix-en-Provence; studies with Louis Bec and Vilem Flusser

1987

  • “Meisterschüler” with Günther Uecker

1985-1986

  • Grant for the “Cite des Arts”, Paris

1981-1989

  • Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, fine art studies