1961         born in Datteln/NRW, lives in Düsseldorf

1980-90    studied at the Academie of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf with Karl Bobek and David Rabinowitch

1985         Degree: Meisterschülerin

1997-99   Teaching position at the University of Wuppertal

2000-01   Teaching position at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Krefeld

2001         Professorship for "Moving Images and Photography" at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Krefeld   

 

GRANDS AND AWARDS

 

2016-18   Artist in Residence, Kunstmuseen Salzburg

2010        Kunststiftung NRW, Publikationsförderung des Buches URBAN STAGE

2008        Special Grant at the 13th Marler Video Art Prize

2004        Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

2000        Artist in residence, C-Line Projects, Finland

2000        Grant at the Kunsthochschule für Medien in Cologne awarded by the 9th Marler Video Art Prize

1999        Project Grant at the ZKM - Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe

1996/97   Villa Massimo Scholarship, Rom

1995        New York Scholarship awarded by the Ernst-Poensgen-Foundation

1994        Grant from the Ministry for Culture NRW in cooperation with the Goethe Institute,

                Genoa Grant for an Projekt in Istanbul awarded by Ilford

1992        Travel Scholarship to Israel awarded by the city of Düsseldorf

1989        Travel Scholarship to Italy awarded by the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen,

                Düsseldorf