C.V. (Short Version)

Art Historian, curator and art critic

Lives and works in Düsseldorf and Chemnitz, Germany

Professional Experience (Short Version)


Curator of exhibitions and collection (painting and sculpture 20/21th century), Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

2015 – 2019

Independent Curator and Art Critic

2013 – 2014

Curator of modern and contemporary at Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen,


Independent Curator

2007 – 2011

Curator of Contemporary Art at Museum Folkwang, Essen


Co-Curator of the public art project Residual. Intervenciones artísticas an la ciudad in Mexico City (charged by UNAM, Mexico and Goethe-Institute, Mexico)

2002 – 2007

Curator of Collections and Exhibitons at Wilhelm Lehmbruck Foundation, Duisburg (Department: Painting, Drawing, Photography and New Media of the 20th century)


Staff member of the “Educational Team”, Documenta11 at Kassel


Curator of Time/Space/History, Media Art Exhibition in the context of Otto der Große – Magdeburg und Europa, Kulturhistorisches Museum, Magdeburg


Founding – Curator at Edith-Ruß-Haus for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany

Project Curator of Nightdreams/TimeSpaces at the Art Academy of Bremen and the Cathedral in Bremen


Exchange Programme Courants in Paris (invitation by the french ministery of culture)

1997 – 1999

Curator at Kunsthalle Bremen

Asssistent curator of the big retrosepectice: Nam June Paik. Fluxus/Video at Kunsthalle Bremen (together with Prof. Wulf Herzogenrath)

1994 – 1997

Journalist for printmedia and radio

Travel Guide for „Studiosus“, Munich

1992- 1994

Curator and Press Officer at Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, NRW (a fellowship residency for artists and writers)

Education (Short Version)

1997 PHD Doctoral Thesis

The public monuments of Eduardo Chillida

(Doctoral Adviser: Prof. Jürg Meyer zur Capellen, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Second Adviser: Prof. Walter Grasskamp) (Grade: Summa cum laude)

1998 Special Award for the Doctoral Thesis from the University of Münster

2000 Publication of the Doctoral Thesis at Chorus-Verlag Munich (with financial support of VG-Wort, Munich)

1994 – 1996 Doctoral Fellowship of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundatio

1994 – 1996 Post-Graduate Research in Spain (based in Barcelona)

1992 M.A. (Magister )

Reiner Ruthenbeck – Issues of his works. A Cataloge of Works (Thesis), Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster

1990 – 02/92

Student research assistant at the Art History Institute of the Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität, Münster

Research and Language Study Courses in Italy (Perugia) and Spain (Santander)

1986 – 1992

Study of Art History, Music History, German Literature and partly Philosophy at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster/ guest student at Universität Bochum