From “Picture Images”
What is photography – the picture that you are holding in your hand, the image that you are looking at?
When you are thinking of a chair, it is quite improbable that you are thinking of it from a worm’s-eye view. You have a so-called “canonical view” of it.
The group of works “Picture Images” has a look on the blank position of the canonical view of photography, changes the focus on the finite flat edges of pictures.
The group of works broaches the issue of the expected technical precision of the picture of which the image is detached in a sense of its reproducibility – think of Mitchell’s dichotomy of “picture” and “image” and the resulting aspects from it: “to picture”, “to image”, “to take a picture”, “to get a picture”, “to get the picture” …
The photographic images of photographs from different decades bring an imaginary archive to mind, strip layers of invisible but activatable images: floating migration lines of icons, indexes and symbols.
i. a. e. g. Interartes Photo Award, Zurich (CH); “Category Winner: Unique Print Applications”, Xeikon Diamond Award, Lier ( B ); „Category Winner: Abstract“, „Category Winner: Graphic“, Galleryprint Awards, Fine Photography, Stillwater, Minnesota ( USA)
EUROPEAN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
i. a. e. g. Daimler Art Collection; Museum for Photography, Odense ( DK ); Volpinum Art Collection, Vienna ( A )
INTERNATIONAL SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PARTICIPATIONS IN GROUP EXHIBITIONS
i. a. e.g. last participation in big photography survey double exhibition “Fixiert – Image und Imagination”, Lede Castle (Bonn) and Parrotta Contemporary Art (Cologne)
studied photography among others things, holds an MAS from the Academy of Art and Design Basel