Works

365 Apartments

»365 Apartments« ongoing series since 2011 dimensions variable (photo) 278 cm × 205 cm × 90 cm product packaging, tickets, receipts, postcards, memos, etc. Each piece is an exact scaled-down living space in which we live. The size depends on the material and the materials come from our personal lives. Home is the place where we spend most of our time, go to sleep and get up the next day. On one hand, home is the foundation of our lives, on the other hand it is only a temporary place for us. Exhibitions: 71. International Bergisch Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Solingen | North Rhine-Westphalia DE 201

365 Apartments

»365 Apartments« ongoing series since 2011 dimensions variable (photo) 278 cm × 205 cm × 90 cm product packaging, tickets, receipts, postcards, memos, etc. Each piece is an exact scaled-down living space in which we live. The size depends on the material and the materials come from our personal lives. Home is the place where we spend most of our time, go to sleep and get up the next day. On one hand, home is the foundation of our lives, on the other hand it is only a temporary place for us. Exhibitions: 71. International Bergisch Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Solingen | North Rhine-Westphalia DE 201

Brezel

»Today is a good day« 2016 dimensions variable Pretzels In a room, an object like a garland which is made of pretzels was hung on the walls. A garland is usually a decorative necklace of flowers, leaves, paper or other materials, which is hung on festive occasions. The brown and slightly glossy pretzels that have been used here as material are both traditional and everyday snacks in Germany, and they are actually very fragile. Each piece of pretzel combines with a subsequent piece and forms a large-scale installation with countless repetitions that is over 30 meters long. Exhibitions: Life is

Brezel

»Today is a good day« 2016 dimensions variable Pretzels In a room, an object like a garland which is made of pretzels was hung on the walls. A garland is usually a decorative necklace of flowers, leaves, paper or other materials, which is hung on festive occasions. The brown and slightly glossy pretzels that have been used here as material are both traditional and everyday snacks in Germany, and they are actually very fragile. Each piece of pretzel combines with a subsequent piece and forms a large-scale installation with countless repetitions that is over 30 meters long. Exhibitions: Life is

Home as a birdhouse

  »Home as a Birdhouse« 2014 67 cm × 67 cm × 140 cm Spruce, pine, fir A architectural object with natural wood. This is an accurate scaled-down house where we lived in Bremen. The stand and the exact floor plan suggests that it is about a space between the personal living are and the birdhouse where the birds might feed and nest. From the window, it’s possible to peek at the detailed reproduction of the floor plan and interior space of the room. Exhibitions: home, produzentengalerie plan.d. | Düsseldorf DE 2016 Art Weekend im Quai, Überseestadt/Galerie für Gegenwartkunst Barbara Classen-S

Home as a birdhouse

  »Home as a Birdhouse« 2014 67 cm × 67 cm × 140 cm Spruce, pine, fir A architectural object with natural wood. This is an accurate scaled-down house where we lived in Bremen. The stand and the exact floor plan suggests that it is about a space between the personal living are and the birdhouse where the birds might feed and nest. From the window, it’s possible to peek at the detailed reproduction of the floor plan and interior space of the room. Exhibitions: home, produzentengalerie plan.d. | Düsseldorf DE 2016 Art Weekend im Quai, Überseestadt/Galerie für Gegenwartkunst Barbara Classen-S

Shopping list

»Shopping List« 2014 50 cm × 70 cm × 3 cm Inkjet printing on baryta paper, distance frame Two or three fresh creams, Cheese, ham slices, and toilet paper. The shopping list which was found in the supermarket has been photographically documented and is now lying at the bottom of a frame. Exhibition: Hochschultage University of the Arts | Bremen DE 2014 »Einkaufszettel« 2014 50 cm × 70 cm × 3 cm Inkjetdruck auf Barytpapier, Distanzrahmen Zwei oder dreimal Sahne, einmal Käse, eine Auflage, und einmal Toilettenpapier. Auf diesem Zettel ist die alltägliche Einkaufsliste einer Person zu sehen. Die i

Shopping list

»Shopping List« 2014 50 cm × 70 cm × 3 cm Inkjet printing on baryta paper, distance frame Two or three fresh creams, Cheese, ham slices, and toilet paper. The shopping list which was found in the supermarket has been photographically documented and is now lying at the bottom of a frame. Exhibition: Hochschultage University of the Arts | Bremen DE 2014 »Einkaufszettel« 2014 50 cm × 70 cm × 3 cm Inkjetdruck auf Barytpapier, Distanzrahmen Zwei oder dreimal Sahne, einmal Käse, eine Auflage, und einmal Toilettenpapier. Auf diesem Zettel ist die alltägliche Einkaufsliste einer Person zu sehen. Die i

Greenhouse

  »Greenhouse« 2014 270 cm × 135 cm × 240 cm Spruce, PVC film, various plants from Japan, cans, planter, plastic cups, PET bottles, potting soil, etc. Shiso, wasabi, ginkgo, bamboo and morning glory, as seeds and seedlings, were transported from Japan and planted in Germany to grow in a transparent greenhouse that had been installed in the Museum in Bremen. The greenhouse has the same form as our own apartment in Bremen. Visitors can also go into the greenhouse. The floor area is about 3.3 square meters and thus corresponds to the traditional two tatami mat unit of square size. Exhibition

Greenhouse

  »Greenhouse« 2014 270 cm × 135 cm × 240 cm Spruce, PVC film, various plants from Japan, cans, planter, plastic cups, PET bottles, potting soil, etc. Shiso, wasabi, ginkgo, bamboo and morning glory, as seeds and seedlings, were transported from Japan and planted in Germany to grow in a transparent greenhouse that had been installed in the Museum in Bremen. The greenhouse has the same form as our own apartment in Bremen. Visitors can also go into the greenhouse. The floor area is about 3.3 square meters and thus corresponds to the traditional two tatami mat unit of square size. Exhibition

Kartoffeln

»Kartoffeln« 2015 dimensions variable (photo) 7 × 6 × 5.5 cm, 9 × 6 × 5 cm, 10 × 6 × 5 cm high polished bronze A potato that was molded from the original and then cast in bronze. After casting, its surface was honed and polished, until it shines like a mirror. The viewer and the space that surrounds them are reflected on its surface. Exhibitions: Accrochage, Galerie für Gegenwartkunst Barbara Classen-Schmal | Bremen DE 2015 Art Weekend im Quai, Überseestadt/Galerie für Gegenwartkunst Barbara Classen-Schmal | Bremen DE 2015 »Kartoffeln« 2015 Maße variable (Foto) 7 × 6 × 5.5 cm, 9 × 6 × 5 cm, 10

Kartoffeln

»Kartoffeln« 2015 dimensions variable (photo) 7 × 6 × 5.5 cm, 9 × 6 × 5 cm, 10 × 6 × 5 cm high polished bronze A potato that was molded from the original and then cast in bronze. After casting, its surface was honed and polished, until it shines like a mirror. The viewer and the space that surrounds them are reflected on its surface. Exhibitions: Accrochage, Galerie für Gegenwartkunst Barbara Classen-Schmal | Bremen DE 2015 Art Weekend im Quai, Überseestadt/Galerie für Gegenwartkunst Barbara Classen-Schmal | Bremen DE 2015 »Kartoffeln« 2015 Maße variable (Foto) 7 × 6 × 5.5 cm, 9 × 6 × 5 cm, 10

Still Life

»Still Life« ongoing series since 2013 Installation dimensions variable (photo) 720 cm × 90 cm × 95 cm porcelain A plastic cup, a Coca-Cola bottle, a cabbage and a sausage. Foods and everyday objects were used to make plaster molds and were casted in specially calculated Porcelain. During the firing process, the objects lose their original forms because of the heat. Exhibitions: Life is beautiful, Brühler Kunstverein | North Rhine-Westphalia DE 2017  Static Scope, Akibatamabi / 3331 Arts Chiyoda | Tokyo JP 2017 Still Life, Johann-Friedrich-Danneil-Museum | Saxony-Anhalt DE 2017  Today is a goo

Still Life

»Still Life« ongoing series since 2013 Installation dimensions variable (photo) 720 cm × 90 cm × 95 cm porcelain A plastic cup, a Coca-Cola bottle, a cabbage and a sausage. Foods and everyday objects were used to make plaster molds and were casted in specially calculated Porcelain. During the firing process, the objects lose their original forms because of the heat. Exhibitions: Life is beautiful, Brühler Kunstverein | North Rhine-Westphalia DE 2017  Static Scope, Akibatamabi / 3331 Arts Chiyoda | Tokyo JP 2017 Still Life, Johann-Friedrich-Danneil-Museum | Saxony-Anhalt DE 2017  Today is a goo

Draw a city

»Draw a City« 2016 48 × 32.5 × 10 cm Magazine Exhibitions: home, produzentengalerie plan.d. | Düsseldorf DE 2016 »Draw a City« 2016 48 × 32.5 × 10 cm Zeitschrift Eine geöffnete Zeitschrift auf deren Seiten unzählige verschiedene Linien zu sehen sind. Die mehrschichtig aufeinander liegenden Linien kreuzen andere Linien. Das Netzmuster wurden Seite für Seite handgeschnitten und jedes Muster besteht aus einer Karte einer Stadt, in der wir leben. Die Post an der Ecke, das Blumengeschäft daneben, hinter der ersten Ampel liegen eine Bäckerei und ein Supermarkt. Dahinten liegt ein großer Park. Die Ge

Draw a city

»Draw a City« 2016 48 × 32.5 × 10 cm Magazine Exhibitions: home, produzentengalerie plan.d. | Düsseldorf DE 2016 »Draw a City« 2016 48 × 32.5 × 10 cm Zeitschrift Eine geöffnete Zeitschrift auf deren Seiten unzählige verschiedene Linien zu sehen sind. Die mehrschichtig aufeinander liegenden Linien kreuzen andere Linien. Das Netzmuster wurden Seite für Seite handgeschnitten und jedes Muster besteht aus einer Karte einer Stadt, in der wir leben. Die Post an der Ecke, das Blumengeschäft daneben, hinter der ersten Ampel liegen eine Bäckerei und ein Supermarkt. Dahinten liegt ein großer Park. Die Ge

Deskwork / 2012

  »Deskwork« 2012 Dimensions variable thumbtacks, paper clip, rubber rings, binder, eraser, pencil, ruler, set square, folder, map pins, pencil sharpeners, staple, sponge damper pad, magnets, blue paper, glue stick, etc. The exhibition took place in a former office building of the Bremen finance department, where the traces of the former office life are still clearly visible. One room exhibited several objects which were made out of office supplies. Exhibition: Former office building of the finance department Bremen, 2012 / Curated by Dr. Yvette Deseyve, Gerhard-Marcks-House Museum | Brem

Deskwork / 2012

  »Deskwork« 2012 Dimensions variable thumbtacks, paper clip, rubber rings, binder, eraser, pencil, ruler, set square, folder, map pins, pencil sharpeners, staple, sponge damper pad, magnets, blue paper, glue stick, etc. The exhibition took place in a former office building of the Bremen finance department, where the traces of the former office life are still clearly visible. One room exhibited several objects which were made out of office supplies. Exhibition: Former office building of the finance department Bremen, 2012 / Curated by Dr. Yvette Deseyve, Gerhard-Marcks-House Museum | Brem

165 yellows / 2013

»165 yellows« 2013 45 cm x 45 cm x 45 cm Cardboard, cans, food packaging, DHL carton box, sponge, magazines, hair rollers, folders, batteries, toy, candy, plastic bottle etc. Exhibition: First Völklinger Art Award | Saarbrücken DE 2013 »165 Gelbs« 2013 45 cm x 45 cm x 45 cm Pappen, Dosen, Lebensmittelverpackungen, DHL-Kartons, Schwamm, Zeitschriften, Haar- Rollen, Ordner, Batterien, Puppe, Süßigkeiten, Plastikflasche usw. Verschiedene Stücke gelber Alltagsgegenstände wurden gesammelt und zum Kubus zusammengesetzt. Es waren zum Schluss 165 an der Zahl. Die entstandene Gelbtöne spiegeln sich i

165 yellows / 2013

»165 yellows« 2013 45 cm x 45 cm x 45 cm Cardboard, cans, food packaging, DHL carton box, sponge, magazines, hair rollers, folders, batteries, toy, candy, plastic bottle etc. Exhibition: First Völklinger Art Award | Saarbrücken DE 2013 »165 Gelbs« 2013 45 cm x 45 cm x 45 cm Pappen, Dosen, Lebensmittelverpackungen, DHL-Kartons, Schwamm, Zeitschriften, Haar- Rollen, Ordner, Batterien, Puppe, Süßigkeiten, Plastikflasche usw. Verschiedene Stücke gelber Alltagsgegenstände wurden gesammelt und zum Kubus zusammengesetzt. Es waren zum Schluss 165 an der Zahl. Die entstandene Gelbtöne spiegeln sich i

Landscape / 2009-2010

  »Landscape« 2009-2010 Direct exposure to B/W Baryt-Fotopaper 18.5 cm x 26.5 cm Photograph with a self-made pinhole camera which was made with several holes. The photographic paper was exposed directly in the camera and developed multiple images on a photo. The exposure lasted about 5 minutes. The view from the class, the studio, the view of the university building, and view of the way home. Exhibitions: Hochschultage, University of the Arts | Bremen DE 2010 Knolling, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst Barbara Claassen-Schmal | Bremen DE 2014 »Landschaft« 2009-2010 Direktbelichtung auf S/W Bary

Landscape / 2009-2010

  »Landscape« 2009-2010 Direct exposure to B/W Baryt-Fotopaper 18.5 cm x 26.5 cm Photograph with a self-made pinhole camera which was made with several holes. The photographic paper was exposed directly in the camera and developed multiple images on a photo. The exposure lasted about 5 minutes. The view from the class, the studio, the view of the university building, and view of the way home. Exhibitions: Hochschultage, University of the Arts | Bremen DE 2010 Knolling, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst Barbara Claassen-Schmal | Bremen DE 2014 »Landschaft« 2009-2010 Direktbelichtung auf S/W Bary