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Current & Upcoming

2022 ·Latencies shortlisted for Athens Photo Festival, Greece, g, 8 Jun24 Jul 2022


Selected Exhibitions

2022 ·Love Songs/Lusted Men, MEP Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France, g
·Open Studio: On Process and Practice
, FOTODOK, Utrecht, Netherlands, g
·Under the Sun and the Moon
, Humble Arts Foundation New York, USA, g, online

2021
·The Makeable Mind, Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Groningen, Netherlands, g
·Latencies, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands, g

2018
·Surviving The Fitness, Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel, Germany, g

2017
·Our Daily Projections, Tasveer Gallery, Bangalore, India, s, postponed indefinitely due to force majeure
·Verführung, Stadtmuseum Hofheim, Hofheim, Germany, g
·Gute Aussichten—New German Photography, Deichtorhallen Hamburg/Haus der Photographie, Germany, g
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Gute Aussichten—New German Photography, Goethe-Institut Nicosia, Cyprus, g
·Gute Aussichten—New German Photography,  Landesmuseum Koblenz, Germany, g

2016
·Gute Aussichten—New German Photography, NRW–Forum Düsseldorf, Germany, g
·New Reality, Altes Pfandhaus, Photoszene Festival Cologne, Germany, g
·Boys, Moltkereiwerkstatt Cologne, Cologne, Germany, s
·Obsidian (Lxs), Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Germany, g

2013
·Schalten & Walten Projektraum, Cologne, Germany, g

2012
·There Is Still Light in the Basement, Gallery Nagel, Cologne, Germany, g

Awards & Selected Commendations

2022 ·Stiftung Kunstfonds,
working grant, Bonn, Germany
2022—2021
·FOTODOK Lighthouse Talent 2021/2022, FOTODOK, Utrecht, Netherlands
2020 ·Ministry for Culture and Science NRW scholarship, Düsseldorf, Germany
2017 ·Artist in Residence, Goethe-Institut India, in cooperation with Tasveer Galerie,
Bangalore, India
·Marta Hoepffner-Award for Photography, Hofheim, Germany
·Nominee Promotion Award of the State NRW
—«Section Media Arts», Germany
2017—2016 ·gute aussichten—new german
photography 2016/2017, Germany
·Nominee North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities & the Arts, young scholar, Düsseldorf, Germany
·Federal Academy for Cultural Education,
fine arts mentorship program,
Wolfenbüttel, Germany
2014 ·DAAD abroad scholarship, Colombia
2013 ·DAAD abroad scholarship, Colombia


Talks, Lectures & Presentations

2022
·FOTODOK, Utrecht, Netherlands
·Balcony Podcast, Netherlands
2021
·Photography & Society Podcast, Netherlands
·FOTODOK Take Off, Utrecht, Netherlands
2018 ·Kunstverein Wolfebüttel, Germany
2017 ·Goethe-Institut Bangalore, India
·Stadtmuseum Hofheim, Germany
2016·Photoszene Festival, Cologne, Germany


Features, Press & Mentions, selection

TRIGGER magazine, Der Greif, Zeit Online, Kunstforum, TAZ, Frankfurter Allgmeine Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau, Die Welt, Hamburger Abendblatt, Hannoversche Allgemeine, Kölner Stadtanzeiger, Intro Magazine, Form, Hofheimer Zeitung, Stadtrevue Magazine, Hatje Cantz Fotoblog, Kunstaspekte, Matices Magazine, Art Magazine, Pictorial Magazine, White Wall Magazine, MOPO, NDR, SAT1, N24, Schwarweiss Magazine, Profi Foto Magazine, Bild-Akademie, Photonews, Photographie Magazine, Heise, FotoPro, Digital Photo, Jetzt, K.enderlein, Bild.

Education

2021—2018
KABK Royal Academy of Art The Hague, MA Photography & Society, Netherlands
2014—2013 UNAL National University Bogotá, Bellas Artes & Fotografía, Colombia
2016—2010 KHM Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Diploma Media Arts & Photgraphy, Germany


Mentor- & Fellowships

2021—2020
KABK Royal Academy of Art,
BA Photography, The Hague, Netherlands

ongoing—2021 Arbeiterkind, Berlin-based organisation supporting young adults from non-academic, working-class backgrounds to enter academia, Germany
2016—2015 Academy of the Arts of the World, young fellow, Cologne, Germany


Collaborators & Companions

Mads Holm, photographer & writer
Ibtisam Tasnim Zaman, painter & activist
Bruno Manguen, film director
Dzifa Peters, visual artist & researcher
Shadman Shahid, photographer & educator
Goethe-Institut, cultural association
Laura Palau Barreda, artist
Walter Costa, photographer, editor & curator
Sophie Allerding, photographer & designer
Anders Birger, photographer & educator
Lena Holzer, designer & photographer
Kata Geibl, photographer
Batuhan Keskiner, photographer & videographer
Alexa Vachon, photographer
Rafael Duarte-Uriza, performance artist, sculptor
Leonidas Corozo, photographer
Sebastian Ewringmann, video editor
Fernando Dias De la Vega alias Chiclosx & Nihilnimal, musician
Miriam Gossing & Lina Sieckmann, video artists
André Hagemeier, political scientist


Thank you

No human is an island...

Beate Gütschow, Aletheia Casey, Donald Weber, Gerlov Van Engelenhoven, Lisanne Van Happen, Femke Rotteveel, Shailoh Phillips, Adam Broomberg, Oliver Chanarin, Maureen Gonsalves (Goethe-Institut India), Marta Hoepffner-Association, DAAD, Mercedes Angola, Claudia Trekel, Heiko Diekmeyer, my family, close friends and colleagues.


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