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Poetic, cinematic, and narrative forms that explore and experience memory, emotions, relationships, and thought patterns; the sensing of mechanisms and habits of seeing that represent the pursuit of recognition and the construction of one's own identity with cultural images;





Artist in Residence // Greater Columbus Arts Council // Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen // Columbus, Ohio // USA


2018 /19

Meisterschülerin with Candice Breitz and Agnieszka Polska at HBK, Braunschweig



artist in residency, Annexes du Château de Bourglinster, Luxembourg



Diploma with Clemens von Wedemeyer, Anke Dyes and Prof. Dieter Daniels, Leipzig



Accademia di Brera, Milan



guest at HfK with Korpys/Löffler, Bremen


2009 - 16

Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst / Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig

Exhibitions / Screenings / Grants / Residencies



ImageOhio 20 Exhibition // January 20 - February 21, 2020 , ROYGBIV, Columbus, Ohio




Solo "Reenactment of a Phone Call"// Art of Republic, 34 West 5th Ave. // Columbus, Ohio // USA


Artist in Residence // Greater Columbus Arts Council // Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen // Columbus, Ohio // USA




XING LA  // Rampe , Alexandrinenstr. 4, Berlin // Jakob Argauer, Kalinka Gieseler, Marie - Luise Marchand, Benedict Reinhold / Berlin, DE


Extreme Rational Operating System / ASPN GALERIE LEIPZIG // Katja Aufleger, Irma Blumstock, Tim Heide, belit sağ, Andrzej Steinbach, Leipzig, DE


LUNATIK Short Film Festival / Leipzig ,DE


MACH Festival Halle / Halle, DE -  Festival premiere “Say my name”


Hungry Eyes Festival / Gießen, DE


Palace Film Festival Poland Edition , PO




Screening / Château de Bourglinster, L - preview - say my name


Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, DE - Festival premiere - freely flows the boredom of fiction


Kombi 5, Groupexhibition, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, DE


group exhibition "imagine my translation - hazy borders"/ Centrul Artelor Vizuale Multimedia, Bucharest, RO


DA Gravenhorst - Project Grant Nomination, DE


EMAF - Festival premiere “Part”, Osnabrück, DE


Annexes Bourglinster - résidences d’artistes, Jan - Mar, Luxembourg, L




Symposium / Exhibition / Performance “Hazy borders of the heart”, ACUD MACHT NEU, Berlin


Leonardo grant / Auguste Orts, Brussels, Be


Diplomausstellung / “Diplom” Exhibition HGB, Leipzig


Menzioni speciali: ECOISMI 2016, Naviglio della Martesana, IT




group exhibition „Posizioni”, Ex Chiesa San Carpoforo, Milan


Screening „Speculative Fiction Series III: Episode 3: Neil Belufa, Sun Ra, Irma Blumstock” Kooperation D21, Luru Kino, Leipzig


group exhibition, „Vision and Fear Station”, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig



Screening at Museum Folkwang „Video Folkwang. Die nächste Generation 6”, Essen


Travel grant of Deutscher akademischer Austauschdienst DAAD, Rodchenko Art School, Moscow and Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg, RU


Performance and Contribution at the pavilion of the class system design Prof. Oliver Klimpel in Cooperation with William Haggard, Leipzig



group exhibition - Klasse Korpys/Löffler, HBK, Braunschweig


Contribution Juan Media Festival, Incheon, South Corea


group exhibition, „Copy & Repeat“, Kunsthalle, Leipzig



group exhibition, „Copy & Repeat“, BKS Garage, Copenhagen



group exhibition, „Paradiese“, Columbus Art Foundation, Spinnerei Leipzig




Das Unsterbliche Leben -

Es ist genug

Artist book

self published




festival catalogue

EMAF Nr. 30,



Travestie für Fortgeschrittene

exhibition catalogue

Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, 2017

ISBN 978-3-902902-49-8


exhibition catalogue

Kunsthalle Leipzig,