*1987, born in Stralsund, Germany

lives and works between Berlin, London and the Sea

Member of the Royal Society of Sculptors, London, UK


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Education

2014-2016 Universität der Künste Berlin,  MA Fine Art - Distinction 

          master student of Prof. Ai Weiwei

2011-2013, University of East London, BA Fine Art - Distinction 


Awards and Residencies

2020

Studio Grant from the City of Berlin, BBK Berlin

Grant from Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn

Grant from the City of Berlin (resigned)

3rd place for Public Art Project "John Brinckman Brunnen, City of Rostock

2019

Grizdale Residency Award, Royal Society of Sculptors & Grizedale Sculpture Forest

Broomhill National Sculpture Prize, Finalist

Malt AIR, Sholarship and Artist Residency, Dec 2019 - Mar 2020

Gilbert Bayes Award, Royal Society of Sculptors, London, UK

2018

Finalist for the Nachwuchskunstpreis für Bildende Kunst in MV (=award for emerging artists in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)

Scholarship & Artist Residency, Virginia Creative Center for Arts, VA, USA

Scholarship & Artist Residency, Alps Art Academy, Safiental, Switzerland

Scholarship & Artist Residency of CCGE, Qingdao, China

Scholarship, Artist in Residence at UEL Fine Art Space, London

2014-2016

Atina Artist Residency, Italy

2014

Directional Forces Artist Residency, ARToll, Kleve, Germany

2011

London Photo Festival, The Crypt Gallery, Best in Show Award


Solo and Two Person Shows


2020: MAKING ROOM, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, DK 

2019: KAROLIN SCHWAB & BEN ALLEN, Grizedale Sculpture Forest, UK

2018: YOU SAY SQUARE- I SAY CIRCLE, with Melanie Balsam-Parasole, Galerie Schmidt&Schütte, Cologne

2017: YOUR HORIZON IS MY HORIZON, Galerie Burster, Berlin

2017: BACK AND FORTH,…ROUND IN CIRCLES Pt. 2, Solo Show, Barking Learning Center, London

2017: BACK AND FORTH,…ROUND IN CIRCLES, Solo Show, University of East London Fine Art Space,  London

2017: VENTURES, Open Walls Gallery, Berlin

2016: YOUR SQUARE IS MY CIRCLE | YOUR CIRCLE IS MY SQUARE , Duo-Show with Melanie Balsam-Parasole, Museum Katharinenhof, Kranenburg

2012: SQUARE-SCAPE-SPACE, Solo Show, Polly Faber Kunstverein, Greifswald, Germany


Group Shows (selected)


2020

OPEN CALL, König London, UK

CANTENATIONS, Tiger Strikes Astroid, New York 


2019

GILBERT BAYES AWARD SHOW, Royal Society of Sculptors, London

BETWEEN THE YEARS, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin

HIER & JETZT, Künstlerhaus Plüschow, GER

National Sculpture Prize, Broomhill Sculpture Park, Devon, UK


2018

SHAPE!, Galerie Burster, Berlin

WHO IS AFRAID OF BLACK, RED; GOLD?, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin

ART SAFIENTAL, LandArt Biennale, Tenna, Switzerland

SONNE ODER MOND, Schleswig Holstein Haus, Schwerin

MOVING SILENTLY,  Essanay Silent Film Museum, CA, USA

HINSEHEN: REINHÖREN, St. Katharinen, Katharinenkirchhof 1, Hamburg ( group show together with works of Ai Weiwei, Joseph Beuys, Rebecca Horn, Chiharu Shiota and more) 

DAS SCHÖNE ZIMMER, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin

2017

small things - good things, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin

ARTISTS IN DIALOGUE, Laoshan Museum of Art, Qingdao, China

WERKSCHAU 55, HB55 Kunstfabrik, Berlin

KUNST.ORT.KINO -eine Ausstellung des Erfurter Kunstvereins, Kunsthalle Erfurt

HYDROHIL, Galerie Schmidt & Schütte, Cologne

2016

ON VIEW, Galerie Burster, Berlin

WHAT IS A REFUGEE?, Exhibition of Class Ai Weiwei, University of Arts, Berlin

2015

ZIG-ZAK, Galerie Jordan Seydoux, Berlin, curated by Gina Burdass

Atina Artist Residency, Italy

234 Miles East, Projektraum 'Rauer 20', Bremen, Germany

2014

ARTFETCH OFFLINE: New Art in Berlin, GSL Projects, Berlin, Germany

DIRECTIONAL FORCES BELGRADE, O3ONE Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

DIRECTIONAL FORCES 2014, Artist Residency, ARToll Kunstlabor , Kleve Germany

CHINESE OPEN, Q-Park Chinatown, London, curated by Vanya Balogh & Cedric Christie

2013

Big Deal no. 5, Q-Park Oxford Street, London,  curated by Vanya Balogh & Cedric Christie

Float Art, Dixie Queen, London

Free Range, Truman Brewery, London

Horse Meat, Cock'n' Bull Gallery, London , curated by Alexis Harding

The Other Art Fair, London -shortlisted-

To Each Their Own,  RichMix, London

2012

Seek&Hide, Studio Sienko Gallery, London, UK

Cabinet Exhibition, Islington Arts Factory, London, UK

Reverb, Mile End Art Pavilion, London, UK

2011

London Photo Festival, The Crypt, Borough London- winner “Best in Show”

Light-Art-Church, Church of St. Mary, Greifswald, Germany

INSOMNALE ’11, Greifswald, Germany

2010

AKT -Tourist III, Caspar David Friedrich Institute, Greifswald, Germany

Portrait- artistic approaches, House of Fallada, Greifswald, Germany

INSOMNALE ‘10, Greifswald, Germany

7- a magic number, St. Spiritus Gallery, Greifswald,


Publications & Press (selected)

Print:

  • HIER & JETZT, Plüschow Art Institute
  • LANDCAPE #1, Institute for Land and Environmental Art, Vexer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-909090-94-5
  • HINSEHEN.REINHÖREN. DIE KUNST IST IN DEN KIRCHEN., KERBER Verlag,ISBN 978-3-7356-04934
  • KUNST.ORT.KINO -eine Ausstellung des Erfurter Kunstvereins, Kunsthalle Erfurt
  • State of Art - Representational & Abstract Vol. 1, Barehill Publishing, 2013, ISBN 1909825018
  • Canon EOS Magazine, January- March 2012

Press:

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