About

Born in Switzerland

2022
Planned drawing project in the US
Beginning of March 2022 – subsidized residency in Scotland

Until January 30, 2022: “Heimspiel 2021” – Triennial – “Read the Room” – Kunst Halle St.Gallen, CH**

2021

December – January 2022: “Heimspiel 2021” – Triennial – “Read the Room” – Kunst Halle St.Gallen, CH**
April: Penumbra Foundation, NYC. Virtual Art Walk. Presentation of some work. (Instructor: Claudia Sohrens)

2019 – 2020
Preliminary research in Rome, New York, Berlin. Project in Venice, Italy, since 2004

2016 – 2018
Project in New York (Out of the Dark. Marble Drawings NY), Project in Venice since 2004, October 2018. Venice: Salon Suisse*. Collateral Event of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – Salon Suisse – Organized by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia

2015
Residency ‘vorAnker’, Vienna – Spring 2015

2012-2016
Based in Zurich. Projects in Berlin, Venice, London, Vienna

2009-2012
Based in Berlin. Projects in Zurich, London, Venice

2007/08
Grant and Residency in London. The Landis & Gyr Foundation – Fall/Winter 2007/08

2003 -2009
Projects in New York, Venice, Berlin, Poland, London

2004
Residency in Venice. Istituto Svizzero di Roma a Venezia – Winter/Spring

2003
Return to Switzerland

1998-2003
Independent studies in printmaking, video editing, figure drawing, 16-mm film, silkscreen and printing techniques at the International Center of Photography (ICP), The New School and the School of Visual Arts (SVA), NY

1998/1999
Assistant to Michal Rovner, New York

1997-1998
One Year General Studies Certificate Program at the International Center of Photography, New York

1997
Move with son (14) to New York

1996
PhD – University of Zurich, Switzerland. Dissertation: ‘Schattenriss der Zeit. Fotografie und Wirklichkeit’ (‘Silhouette of Time. Photography and Reality’)

1993
Trip with son (10) to Pakistan, China, Polynesia, New York

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Atelierausstellung Brotfabrik, Artist in Residence ‘vorAnker’, Wien
2015 Tart Gallery, Zurich. ‘Images in Which Reality Plays a Part…’
2013 Elektrizitätswerk Jona-Rapperswil. ‘Out of the Dark’
2008/09 Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil, CH. ‘Fotografien, Zeichnungen, Siebdrucke’
2001 Galerie Zur Stockeregg, Zurich


Group Exhibitions

2021/22  12/10 – 1/30: ‘Heimspiel 2021’, Kunst Halle St.Gallen, CH. https://www.heimspiel.tv
2018/19 ‘A Line Is A Dot That Went For A Walk’, Tart Gallery, December Zurich
2017 ‘Out of the Blue’. KunstZeugHaus, Rapperswil
2014 ‘vfg.’, Zurich
2012 Swiss Photo Award – Fine Art, Zurich. Prize Julius Baer Foundation
2011 Parallax AF, Royal Arcade, London
2010 Scotty Enterprises – Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin
2010 ‘welten’. Forum Factory, Berlin
2010 Galerie Zur Stockeregg, Zurich
2009 ‘Pioneering Colour Photography meets Contemporary’. Galerie Zur Stockeregg
2007 ‘Le Festival Voies Off 2007′, 12-ème édition du Festival Voies Off, Arles, France
2006 ‘Venice’ – Istituto Svizzero di Roma a Venezia, Italy
2004 ‘Swiss Art Miami’. Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Miami Beach, Florida
2004 ‘Swiss Photo Award 2003 –The Selection’, Zurich
2004 ‘Showcase International’, Zurich
2001 Galerie Zur Stockeregg, Zurich
1998 ICP/GS-Exhibition, New York


Grants / Residencies / Awards

Residency ‘vorAnker’ Vienna, 2015

‘Swiss Photo Award 2012’, Zurich. Fine Art – Prize: Julius Baer Foundation, 2012
Grant and Residency in London, The LANDIS & GYR Foundation, 2007/2008
Residency in Venice at the Istituto Svizzero di Roma a Venezia, Italy, 2004
‘Swiss Photo Award 2003 –The Selection’, Zurich, 2004
‘Voies Off ‘, Arles, 2007
‘Swiss Art Miami’, Miami, 2004
‘Showcase’, Zurich, 2004

For more information see: Words (in German)
or: 
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*Venice – Salon Suisse, October 2018: https://www.hochparterre.ch/nachrichten/architektur/blog/post/detail/aus-dem-leben-eines-saloniers-teil-3/1542580908/

** https://www.kunsthallesanktgallen.ch/en/exhibition/heimspiel-2021-kunstschaffen-aus-ar-ai-gl-sg-tg-fl-und-vorarlberg-2.html