I am showing some of my favourite pictures for the moment. The images are part of a personal project to which I stick since a long time. Its about life and the secret behind. I focus on childhood, because everything later in life brings us back to our early life. Curiosity is the driving force of my work and in general in life.
Each picture stands for itself. Beautiful meets sinister, innocent meets ominous. In connection they communicate with eachother.
I’m working with natural light. Most of the time I am shooting film, because it captures light better, and because you can’t keep checking the display, so i have to go with my intuition.
I grew up in a small village in East Germany surrounded by a spacious and inspiring landscape. I made first contact with photography at the age of eight, when I got a snapshot camera. Immediately, my childlike wish to become a scientist crashed together with the wonder-world of photography. I started to take photos of my dog on a table and later of my new-born brother. I still keep on shooting my family and friends. I’m looking forward to publish a book in a few years when some more of the kids are grown.
End of the nineties, I started to study in an un-authoritarian way visual arts at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, where I intensively explored photography.
My photographic references include the usual mix of solo and group exhibitions (less than more), awards, projects and assignments (sleek, ACHTUNG, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, Zeit Magazin, Feld homme, Das Magazin, Nido, among others).
Currently I live and work as a freelance in Leipzig and Berlin, Germany.