1981 - 1986

1987 - 1989

since 1989


1992 - 1999


2004 - 2005


2004 - 2011

Publications in:
born in Leipzig

Student of photography at Hochschule für Grafik & Buchkunst Leipzig

(Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig)

Postgraduate Studies (video and photography) at Academy of Design in Budapest

Freelance work as photographer

Co-founder of OSTKREUZ Agentur der Fotografen

Teaching assignment at College of Design in Bielefeld

3rd Prize by World Press Photo Award in category „Sport Stories“

Professor at Muthesius-Kunsthochschule (Academy of Fine Arts), Kiel

visiting professor at Radio and TV school (RATV) Riga / Latvia

on nine expeditions through Mongolia, financially supported by ADMON printing
Company, the ministry of education & culture of Mongolia and the society BILD-KUNST Germany  he recorded one of the world wide most extensive photo documentations of the world's last nomadic state

Stern, Der Spiegel, GEO, Merian, TIME, Newsweek, MAX, Playboy, New York TIMES Magazine, Independent Magazine, National Geographic, Aperture et al.
Many solo and collective exhibitions, book and catalogue publications between 1989 and 2007.
Represented in many collections