1975born in Cologne, Germany

1995High school diploma

1999Study of Art and Design at the University of Essen-Duisburg in Essen, Germany,
Focus on photograph : artistic photograph and intermediate diploma with
Prof. Bernhard Prinz, documentary photograph with Prof. Jörg Sasse.
2007Diploma with Prof. Jörg Sasse

2006Moved to Duesseldorf, Germany

Group Exhibitions
2010Deichtorhallen : Hamburg, Germany
2010Photomuseum Antwerp : Antwerp, Belgium
2009Sanlun Yishu : Beijing, China
2008Academy Meets Photokina : Cologne, Germany

2008five4select : Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Essen, Cologne, Germany
2008The 809 International New Image Art Festival (The 809 INIAF) : Yichang; China
2008Kunstpunkte 2008 : Duesseldorf; Germany
2008Mind the Gap : Country Club in Chicago; USA

2007Exhibition as part of the presentation of the Diploma; Forum für Kunst und Architektur in Essen, Germany
2006Schadow : Exhibition in collaboration with Peter Wildanger; Galerie Mikro in Duesseldorf, Germany
2006Abriss : Exhibition-Project; Galerie Abriss in Essen, Germany
2005Privatkontakte : International Photography Days in Mannheim, Germany

2005Privatkontakte : Staedtische Galerie in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
2005Public Folder : Raum für Kunst und Musik in Cologne, Germany
2005Public Folder : Westbahnhof in Cologne, Germany
2004Warm-Up : Kunstverein in Wolfsburg, Germany

2004Passion : Exhibition as part of the Weldekunstpreises; Sparkasse Schwetzingen, Germany
2003Warm-Up : Kunstverein in Bremerhaven, Germany
2001Praktikantenstadl : Galerie Lichtblick in Cologne, Germany
2001Sichtwerk : Annual Exhibition; Zeche Zollverein, since 2003 at the University of Essen, Germany.
Catalogues / Books
2009mus-mus@paris : Paris; France
2009fernfeld, by Peter Wildanger & Rivkah Young @ fernfeld.de
2008Cheap & Plastique Magazine, Issue 7, Violet Shuraka, New York
2008reflection, exhibition catalogue of the five4select tour
2005Take Action, no.1, exhibition catalogue of the 809 INIAF
20057. International Photography Days Mannheim, exhibition catalogue
2005Privatkontakte, exhibition catalogue

2004Public Folder, photomagazin, Issue 0, Issue 1
2004Warm Up, exhibition catalogue
2004Me - A Family Album, Democratic Books, N°11
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