1953 born in Dortmund, Germany
1972 - 80 studies of graphic-design (72-74) and photography (74-80) at University
GH Essen (Folkwangschule)
1973 study visit in New York, USA and Toronto, Canada. Starting with photography
1980 - 87 work as freelance photojournalist for numerous german newspapers
Since 1987 free artistic projects with photography and multimedia
1990 - 93 lectures for photography at University GH Essen.
Since 1996 teacher training lectures for multimedia and webdesign.
PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS (selection)
2001/02 participation in the project Bau-Kunst. Artistic citysigns
within the framework of the project Essen experiences Architecture
(with Christian Kohl)
2000/01 project KunstVirus - world wide web art (work in progress).
2000/01 White Collar Crime - the dark side of business interactive
internet animation and installation at KPMG Essen. Participation in the group-exhibition
1999/2000 beyond the songlines (work in progress). Work visits
Photography and experimental video.
1998/99 Sala de Asteptare - Wartesaal Bahnhof Sighisoara, Rumänien.
Installation and computer animated film (43 min.) with original soundtracks
and music from
4Schatten hat die Hand.Trio (Rena Meyer-Wiel, voice; Regina Pastuszyk,
bass clarinet; Markus Zaja, clarinet)
Stadtgalerie im Elbeforum, Brunsbüttel (solo-exhibition and catalogue)
1997 România installation with photography at Galeria de
Arta Helios, Timisoara, Romania (solo-exhibition and catalogue)
1997 Von Reinheit und Unreinheit, Installation and inkjet prints,
1994/95/97 american desert.Work visits in Arizona, New Mexico,
Installation with photography and original soundtracks. Solo-exhibition at
1995 solo exhibition România. Installation with photography,
Kunstmuseum Alte Post, Mülheim an der Ruhr
1995 solo exhibition România. Installation with photography,Forum
Bildender Künstler, Essen.
1990-93/97 work visits in Romania (12 months)
1990 Barzhaz Breizh- Chants populaires de la Bretagne. photography
and computer animation with original soundtracks in the framework of KunstVirus
National Atomic Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Photo-Installation "american desert", Kunsthaus Essen, 1996