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

since 2013  

lectureship at the Photography and Video Department of Bahçeşehir University 

2017 - 2020

Director of Art and Culture at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul


lives and works in Berlin and Istanbul




scholarship by Stiftung Kulturfonds, Ahrenshoop / Germany


scholarship of Schleswig-Holstein, Cismar / Germany

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