Born 1971 in Emsdetten, Germany, lives in London 


2013                 Stanley Picker Fellowship, Kingston University

2012                 Fellowship at Villa Massimo (German Academy), Rome

2005                 Residency, Camden Art Centre, London

2004                 Residency, Delfina Studio Trust, London

2002                 Dorothea-von-Stetten Art Prize, Kunstmuseum Bonn, City of Bonn

2003                 Travel grant for Australia, Neue Kunst in Hamburg e.V.

1999                 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for England

1999                 MA Fine Art, Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London

1990-1997        Diploma of Fine Art, Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg, Germany



Solo Exhibitions


2016     Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (June)

             Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco (October)


2015     Infrastruktur, Herald St, London


2014     The London Shape, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, 

             Kingston upon Thames, London     


2013     Manners, site specific commission for cafe, restaurant and members room at Tate Britain, London

             Austern mit Senf, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome 


2012     Spray, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

            Il Dehors, German Academy Villa Massimo, Rome

            Food in Space, Pigna Project Space, Rome


2011      Hôtel Biron, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

             Buhuu Suite, Herald St, London

2009     Public Rain Fries, Georg Kargl Box, Vienna


2008     Public Rain, Herald St, London

             Anti Baby Pille (with Alexandra Bircken), Aktualisierungsraum, Hamburg


2007     Masse und Auflösung, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado (publication)

             Doors and Bouncers, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

             Filialen, Produzentengalerie Hamburg (publication)


2006     Reiche Verwandte, Herald St, London

             Earring, public sculpture commission, Camden Arts Centre, London

             Iduna Nova (with Alexander Heim), c/o Anna Catharina Gebbers, Berlin


2005     Everyday Alchemy, Camden Arts Centre, London (publication) 


2004     Chemie, Secession, Vienna (publication)

             Katzensilber, Millers Terrace, London


2003     Galerie Borgmann-Nathusius, Cologne


2002     French Junkies, Produzentengalerie Hamburg


1998      -Laden, Gunther Resky, Berlin 



Selected Group Exhibitions


2016     Quiz 2, curated by by Alexis Vaillant and Robert Stadler, MUDAM Luxembourg 

             The Display Show, Stroom, Den Haag 


2015     Turner Prize 2015, Tramway, Glasgow  

             The Display Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham  

             Dora, Stanley-Picker-Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames                                                        

             Function Follows Vision, Vision Follows Reality, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz

             Überschönheit, Kunstverein Salzburg 

             X, curated by Sarah McCrory, Herald St, London

             Robert & Trix Haussmann I Klaus Weber I Nicole Wermers, Herald St, Golden Square, London

             Partial Presence, curated by MFA Curating course des Goldsmith College,

             Zabludowicz Collection, London  


2014     A Singular Form, curated by Pablo Lafuente, Secession Wien (publication) 

            Hier Und Jetzt/ Hic Et Nuc, curated by Cosima Rainer, Stift Klosterneuburg, Klosterneuburg 

             Quiz, curated by Alexis Vaillant and Robert Stadler, Ensemble Poirel, Nancy (publication) 

            Some Things, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City 


2013    Perspectives on Collage, Photographers Gallery, London

            Villa Massimo, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (publication) 

            Krazy House, selection of the museum collection curated by Rineke Dijkstra,

            Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt (publication) 

            Formal Alchemy, curated by Jessica Silverman, Fuse Projects, San Francisco

            No Brow, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna 


2012    Re-Generation, MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome (publication)

            New Works, Herald St, London

            A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans, Kölnischer

            Kunstverein, Cologne               

            Out of Focus, Saatchi Gallery, London (publication)

            Evasion, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry (publication)


2011     A Darkness More Than Night, QUAD, Derby (publication)

            Arkhaiologia - Archäologie in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Centre PasquArt, Biel (publication)

           The shape we are in, 176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London (publication)

            Please go around the construction area by the lights and other stories, curated by Ariane Müller and

            Martin  Ebener, Kunstverein Schattendorf, Austria


2010    The New Décor, The Hayward Gallery, London (publication)    

            The New Décor, Garage Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moskow

            Library Of Babel / In And Out of Place, curated by Anna Catharina Gebbers,

            176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London

            Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, curated by Nathalie Karg/Cumulus 

            Studios, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

            Fifteen, S1 Artspace, Sheffield (publication)


2009    Natural Wonders, kuratiert von Nick Hackworth, Baibakov Art Projects, Moskow

            Jonathan Viners Furniture Exhibition, Fortescue Avenue, London

            Monument For Study, Herald St, London

            Collider, Galeria Margini, Massa, Italien


2008    Experimenta Folklore, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main (publication)

            M 25, curated by Barry Schwabsky, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca

            Der Garten der Pfade, die sich verzweigen, curated by Heike Munder, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac,

            im Kunstraum der  Deutschen Bank, Salzburg    

            Art Sheffield 08, S1 Artspace, Sheffield (publication)

            Cohabitation, Galeria Francesca Kaufmann, Milano


2007    The Office, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

            Fit For Print, Gagosian Gallery, New York

            Less is more - more could be less, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

            What We Bought, Camera Austria im Kunsthaus Graz (publication)

            Weltempfänger, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburger Kunsthalle (publication)

            Lines, Squares and Cubes, Produzentengalerie Hamburg     

            Wonderwall - Constructing the Sublime, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo

            Half Square, Half Crazy, Villa Arson Centre d’Art, Nice (publication)

            Abstraction: Extracting from the World, curated by David Thorpe, Millennium

            Galleries Sheffield (publication)


2006     Friederich, Doggerfisher, Edinburgh

             Around The World In 80 Days, ICA, London (publication)

             100 Tage=100 Videos, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg

             It is hard to touch the real, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

             Acht plastische Ansätze, Neuer Kunstverein Gießen e.v., Gießen

             Finding Neverland, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad

             Wrong, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin

             Tate Triennal, curated by Beatrix Ruf, Tate Britain, London (publication)

             The Subversive Charm Of The Bourgeoisie, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven  

             The Endless Summer, curated by Gyontata Bonvicini, West London

             Projects, London 

             La Maison Gregoire, Brussels

             Structure Unit, curated by Pablo Lafuente, Lisboa20, Lisboa


2005     Jaybird, Galeria Zero, Milan

             The Addiction, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Gagosian Gallery Berlin

             Contained, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

             The The, Modern Art Inc., London

             Alles in einer Nacht, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

             Other Peoples Projects: Herald Street, White Columns, New York

             Therefore Beautiful, curated by Vanessa Joan Müller, Ursula Blickle-Stiftung, Kraichtal (publication)


2004     Pin Ups, Contemporary Collage and Drawing, Tate Modern, London

             Reality Real, Galerie Gebrüder Lehmann, Dresden

             At The Palace At 4AM, curated by Catherine Woods, Alison Jaques, London

             9. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach

             The Future Has A Silver Lining, Migros Museum, Zürich (publication)

             2 Oder 3 Dinge, Die Ich Von Dir Weiss, Produzentengalerie Hamburg

             Curb Your Enthusiasm, Millers Terrace, London


2003     A Nova Geometria, curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Galeria Fortes Vilaça,

             Sao Paulo (publication)

             Reisefreiheit, curated by Rita Kersting, Neue Kunst in Hamburg, Kunsthaus Hamburg (publication)

             Help, Els Hanappe Underground, Athen / Athens

             Cinepolis, Hamburger Architektursommer, Hamburger Botschaft (publication)

             Renderings, Delfina Gallery, London

             Handlungsräume, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg (publication)


2002     Dorothea-von-Stetten Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Bonn (publication)

             Building Anxiety, Ten in One Gallery, New York

             Ich ging im Wald so vor mich hin, Galerie Borgmann-Nathusius, Cologne

             The Day After, Galerie Cookie Snoie, Rotterdam


2001     Szenarien, Kunstverein Bonn, Stadthaus Ulm (publication)

             Selection of the Videonale Bonn, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

             Szenenwechsel XX, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt a.M. (publication)

             A Sport and A Pastime, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

             Liminal, Minimal, Nominal, Architectual Traces, John Hansard Gallery, Southhampton (publication)

             F, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg

             German Leitkultur, Kunsthalle Friedericianum, Kassel (publication)

             Videonale Bonn, Kunstverein Bonn (publication)

             Zero Gravity, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (publication)

             Hamburg Stipendiaten, Kunsthaus Hamburg (publication)

             Sammlung Karl-Ernst-Osthaus Museum, City of Hagen


2000     Auf Papier, Produzentengalerie Hamburg

             Include Me Out, Old Street, London

             Pallisades, Centre D´Art, Bretigny-sur-Orge

             And If There Were No Stories, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

1999     New Contemporaries ´99, Liverpool Biennale, South London Gallery,

             London (publication)

             Know What I Mean, Young German Artists in Britain, Goethe Institute, London (publication)