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1958            

born in Lübeck / Germany, spends early life and youth in Istanbul

1978 - 1982 

German philology and history studies at Technische Universität Berlin

1982 - 1988 

studies at Hochschule der Künste Berlin, master student of Klaus Fußmann

1996 - 2001 

lectureship and guest lecturer at Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel and at Muthesius-Hochschule, Kiel / Germany

2008 - 2013 

lectureship and guest lecturer at different universities in Istanbul, including Marmara University, Yıldız Technical University, Okan University and Işık University, 

2013 - 2016 

Director of „Istanbul Berlin Art Bridge“ and founding curator of „BAUART Gallery“, Istanbul

 

2017 - 2020

Director of Art and Culture at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul 

since 2013  

university lecturer at the Department of Photography and Video as well as the Department of Cartoon and Animation at the Faculty of Communication of Bahcesehir University, Istanbul

lives and works in Istanbul and Berlin

scholarships:

1995            

scholarship by Stiftung Kulturfonds, Ahrenshoop / Germany

1994            

scholarship of Schleswig-Holstein, Cismar / Germany