Lives in Berlin
2017 works in Egypt,Israel and South Africa on a new project
2016 book release of HERZWORT with Herta Müller. Published at Thomas Reche Verlag
2015 book release of LOOP. 3 solo exhibitions at Alfred Ehrhardt Siftung Berlin, Opelvillen Rüsselsheim and Ludwig Museum Saarlouis
2013 book release of HEIMATFRONT with Charles Simic. Published at Thomas Reche Verlag
2011 book release of AFTERMATH. Published at Hatje Cantz Ostfildern
2008 worked in South Africa on a book about the South African coast, marebuch verlag Hamburg, published September 2008.
2005 start of a photographic project called AFTERMATH
2001 founding director of the fas.akademie private school of photography in Berlin, together with Professor Manfred Schmalriede and Professor Arno Fischer.
Director and lecturer at the school until 2007
2000 founder of the Fotografie am Schiffbauerdamm - fas-, an open exhibition space and cultural platform for photography in Berlin
  researched the life and photography of YVA, a Berlin jewish female photographer and the teacher of Helmut Newton. Curated the „fas - Postfuhramt Berlin“ exhibition space with 9 exhibitions.
1998 stopped working as a photo-journalist under commission and therefore left the ‘Ostkreuz’ Agency. Co-edited the photo book „Östlich von Eden. Von der DDR nach Deutschland“ ( East of Eden. From the GDR to Germany) Gold Medal for the best photo book in Germany in 1989
1995 became a member of ‘Ostkreuz Agency’, Berlin. Worked as a photographer for international magazines and publications like stern, Geo, New York Times Magazine, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, DU etc.
1994 worked as a freelance photographer, specialized in urban landscape photography
1993 graduated as ‘Meisterschüler’ (post graduate master student) at HGB Leipzig
1991 Master of Arts degree in photography at HGB Leipzig
1989 studies in photography at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, HGB (Academy of Visual Arts)
1986 studies in photography at the Folkwangschule Essen
1983 3 year training as a photographer for the Thyssen Steel Company in Duisburg
1981 Civil service in Coimbra/Portugal
1981 Abitur (final secondary school examinations)