Work

2012-…
Founder, Designer at SYNTOP

2016-2017
Guest Professor for Information Design at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, Halle

2013-2016
Deputy Professor at HS Magdeburg-Stendal, Institute for Industrial Design, Interaction Design Studies

2012-2013
Research Associate at UdK Berlin

2013
Teaching Design concept and prototyping class, IUAV Venice / Interaction Venice

2012-2013
Teaching „Design of Digital and Physical Interfaces“, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

2011-2012
Teaching „Programme Entwerfen“, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

2010-2012
Member of TheProduct

2008-…
Freelance interaction designer and media artist

2008
Graduated as “Diplom Designer” (~MA), Prof. Joachim Sauter

2006-2008
Tutor, Institute for Timebased Media, UdK Berlin (Processing, ActionScript)

2005-2008
Freelance graphic designer

2005-2006
Student assistant, Institute for Timebased Media, UdK Berlin

2003-2008
Studies Visual Communication at UdK Berlin

2002-2003
Contracted graphic designer

1999-2002
Apprenticeship as “Media Designer for Digital and Printmedia”, Bonn

Exhibitions

2015
Brandenburg Design Prize Award Exhibition, Nikolaisaal Potsdam (DE) – „MRZ Cottbus“

2013
Phaenomenale / Social Media Art Award (DE) – „default to public“

2012
Net.Specific, Museum for Contemporary Art, Roskilde (DK) – „transgression“ Wasteland Twinnings Conference, ZKU, Berlin (DE) – „AXP Object Scanner“ Media City Seoul, Seoul (KR) – „default to public“ „current nets“, Berlin (DE) – „self.detach“

2011
Deichtorhallen Hamburg (DE) – „WUNDER“ Biosphäre Potsdam (DE) – „Sol“ Stattbad Wedding, Berlin (DE) – „Anxious Prop Case 4“ Computerspielemuseum (DE) – „GameMilestones“

2010
CynetArt (DE) – „Audience“ Uferhallen, Berlin (DE) – „Sol“ EMAF 2010 (DE) – „default to public“ Here Comes The Sun, Dortmund (DE) – „Sol“ LocateMe (DE) – „syntopic fragments“ Artefact Festival (BE) – „default to public“ transmediale 10 (DE) – „default to public“

2009
Tweak Festival (IE) – „default to public“ Lyon Biennale (FR) – „follow me“ Ars Electronica Cyberarts (AT) – „default to public“ Designtransfer (DE) – „default to public“

2007
Pixelache (FI) – „self.detach“ DMY Designfestival (DE) – „way of the cross“ Ars Electronica Campus 2.0 (AT) – „way of the cross“

2006
Pixelache 06 (FI) – „loopArena“ Cybersonica 06 (GB) – „loopArena“ transmediale 06 (DE) – „loopArena“

Awards

2015
Brandenburg Design Prize - Winner Category Interface Design „MRZ Cottbus“

2013
Social Media Art Award – First prize „default to public“

2012
Annual Multimedia Award 2012 – Gold „Sol“

2009
Prix Ars Electronica, interactive art – award of distinction „default to public“

2008
re/act – Nominee „at second glance“

2006
Annual Multimedia Award – Publication „Dandelion“ digital sparks – Nominee „loopArena“