Projects

Natura facit saltus

2011 – 2017
As the result of ongoing processes, these objects are a fixation of a moment that contains everything that…

…A GREEN TINCTURE…

2017–2018
Leafs were plucked, chopped, pestled in a mortar with ethanol solution – ephemeral becomes the central topic…

RESET THE APPARATUS!
A Survey of the Photographic and the Filmic in Contemporary Art

2016 – 2019
Artists and scholars investigate artistic practices motivated by the idea of the photographic and the filmic…

anima vitae

2015 – 2016
The monastery library of the Benedictine Abbey in Admont (AT) was infested with various types of insects…

In the Process of Touching – Interrelated Reactions

2012 – a not-yet-realized project
An installation for an experiment on behavior investigates the relationship between…

Passagen

2010 – 2011
The first inspiration for this work is owed to the rich wealth of imagery of the Mithras Cult of antiquity…

Sphaera Incognita

2006 – 2008
Films in this series originate from cooperations with scientists in the fields of archeology, microbiology…

Mnemosyne II

2006 – 2008
In a darkened room – thin strips, alternating between mirror surfaces and luminescent afterglow pigments…

Myself II

2007 – 2010
My body’s own bacteria dried on linen sheets. The presentation generates cultural-historical references…

Bacterium – Natura Viva

2005
Canvases coated with light-sensitive bacteria cultures and exposed directly in a camera obscura – views into nature…

Domus Aurea

2005
Bacteria are destroying frescoes in the Domus Aurea, the same bacteria are employed to create a new image world…

Myself

2005 – 2008
Human skin is a habitat for various kinds of bacteria cultures. An imprint of my body in an agar nutrient…

Mnemosyne I

2003 – 2007
A walk-in container, light enters through a lens onto fluorescent color pigments – interrupted by a shutter…

Bacterium – Vanitas

2000 – 2001
Cyano bacteria migrate to light, the decay of the original is juxtaposed with the emergence of the image…

Bacterium – Self-Testimonials

1999 – 2001
Cyano bacteria moving towards light, microscopic images of the bacteria, a “super sign” of themselves…

Bacterium – WATER LIGHT(S) HISTORY

1999 – 2000
Cyanobacteria, due to photo-tactical properties tend toward the light. A negative of a submarine bunker…

Rooms of Glass

1999 – 2002
Vitrines in museums with their exhibits are covered with black cloth, turning them into a camera obscura…

Light Images in Water

1997
Light not only falls directly onto paper – the rays also refract in the water and reflect on water’s surface…

Rooms – Photographic Deconstructions

1995 – 1997
The room is completely dark; light only falls through a tiny hole onto the large sheet of photo paper…

Houses of God

1995
A truck converted into a pinhole camera, churches across Germany, transparent film, referencing diaphaneity…

Illusion of Power

1994 – 1995
A journey to Hitler’s monumental architecture, truck as camera obscura, Speer’s Cathedral of Light…

Città del Duce II

1993
Pinhole camera, my car as a darkroom, developing and fixing the exposures on site, enter the crypt of Mussolini …

Città del Duce

1993
Architecture of the Mussolini era, a truck converted into a pinhole camera, theatrical stagesets void of humans…