The Lübeck Muna 2015 for took place in an former Bang & Olufson Showroom. I showed an installation of photoslides on a Kodak Caroussell Projector, i.e. the Patchworks Of The Past. DokuMuNa-2015-sm
Exposition of my works „My Life In Pictures“. With my son Henry.
My work is of narrative nature, it opens up a space from which the recipient can think ahead. The works contain one (or more) questions that you can talk about. Mostly my questions research the relationships between reality and possible reality, between sign and matter.
PanAmericana is a series of photo-slides for a projector, each work combined of several slices. I cut the slides in slices and rearanged them – like in Patchworks Of The Past. The original slides consists of two series: A vacation in Sousse, Tunesia, the mother of my oldest daughter made … Continue reading
Patchworks Of The Past started not with an idea but with the material – photo slides and film negatives from my grandpa. Each specific slide – for example from our 1978 journey to Berchtesgaden, Bavaria – can be seen as a symbol. It contains memories about a certain period of … Continue reading
What I am doing in “Entertainments“ is, I take pictures of pictures in newspapers and rearrange them to another picture. I use them to create a kind of visual film-script, telling a dystopian story. I like science fiction and I like the stories I am telling, but I am as … Continue reading
The series “Meine Matchboxautos in gefährlichen Situationen” (my matchbox cars in dangerous situations) came up from the desire to construct situations like the ones I created in my childhood: rather wild combinations of matchbox cars, puppets, building blocks and so on. In my series, I combine them with toys my … Continue reading
Während der Lübecker Museumsnacht habe ich zusammen mit Thai Lüdi, Jens Lange und Mathias Wichert in der Beckergrube ausgestellt. Eine gute Gelegenheit, die Besucher zu zwingen, vor meinem Bild „Kunst, die so langweilig ist, dass man bei deren Betrachtung sterben kann“ zu posieren.