cv

* Winterthur/Switzerland, lives and works in Basel/Switzerland.

education
ZHdK Zürich, Graphic design; Swiss Television Zürich, stage design; FHNW Basel, audiovisual design.

from 1995: videotapes, video installations, documentary videos, video for dance and theater.

Works 1995-97 on cruise-ships around the world, lives 1998-2000 in Montréal/Canada and 2002-07 in Paris, then moves to Brussels.
2000-02 lecturer for video Fachhochschule Vorarlberg/Austria.
2004-17 guest lecturer HSLU Lucerne/Switzerland.

videography
2017 Gare du Nord
2015 Ethiopian Run
2014 Timeline
2014 Tension Box
2013 Campus
2012 Monsieur René
2011 Karta; Come on into the continents II
2010 The ground is moving
2009 Sinbad – new voyages; Come on into the continents I
2008 Tiger
2007 Taxila
2006 Cairo
2005 Still seeing disappeared the sailors; Songs N°1 & N°2
2004 Come, heavy sleep
2003 Plan fixe
2002 19x barefoot; 5 spots Expo ‘02
2001 Housekeeping
2000 Yellowknife
1999 Felix in black&white
1997 No sunday no monday

grants/awards/residencies
2015 recognition grant UBS Kulturstiftung
2013 award: ‘ZOOM’ Basler Filmpreis, best art film
2010 first prize SCOPE Subject/Art Basel 2010, videoart
2008 1er prix Vidéoformes, Clermont-Ferrand/France
2006 artist in residence / Pro Helvetia, Cairo/Egypt
2003 1er prix Vidéoformes, Clermont-Ferrand/France
2003 grant canton of Basel
2003 V.I.D. award Berne
2002 artist in residence / IAAB, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris/France
2000 grant canton of Basel
1997 award Film- und Videotage Basel
1998 artist in residence / IAAB, Montréal/Canada

exhibitions
2017 ‘voyage, voyage’, Kunstmuseum Olten; ‘hier – dort’, Benzeholz, Meggen/Lucerne; Rewind 1997, Kunstraum Riehen/Basel.
2016 Ernte 2015, Kunsthaus Baselland; FID Festival International de Cinéma Marseille.
2015 ‘Wohin gehen wir?’ Videokunst zur Stadtgesellschaft, Motorenhalle Dresden; Proyector-Festival, Signos y Significados, Quinta del Sordo, Madrid; VideoWindow, Galerie Bob Gysin, Zürich.
2014 Ernte 2013, Kunsthaus Baselland; ‘RoundAbout’, Kunstraum akku, Emmen/Luzern; ‘Regionale 15’, Aubette, Strasbourg.
2013 Swiss Art Awards, Basel fair; Video City, Louis Vuitton store, Basel; Making Visible! Kunsthaus Baselland (CH).
2012 ‘durchblicken und abprallen – künstl. Statements zu semitransp. Konstruktionen’, K3 Zurich; ‘Phänomen Wohlstand’, Motorenhalle Dresden; ‘Hidden Publics’, Galerie Emila Filly, Ùsti nad Labem, Czech Republic; Colliding Worlds – Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna.
2011 solo show Kunstkredit Basel, Oslo10, Basel; Accélerateur de particules, Strasbourg.
2010 ‘Ground is moving’, solo show at Cinémathèque Québécoise Montréal; ‘Transient Spaces – the tourist syndrome’, NGBK Berlin; ‘Where do you want to go?’, Museum Bärengasse, Zürich.
2009 ‘Im Schatten der Pyramiden’, Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf.
2008 solo show Kunsthalle Winterthur, ‘Ernte 2007’, Palazzo Liestal/Basel; Cairoscape, Berlin; Galerie Les Territoires, Montréal; Galerie Leclectic, Nouméa/Nouvelle Calédonie; ‘Regionale9’, Kunsthalle, Basel.
2007 Galerie Leclectic, Nouméa/Nouvelle Calédonie; ‘Regionale8’, Plug-in, Basel.
2006 Kunsthalle Winterthur, ‘W’thur sucht den Superstar’; ‘Regionale7’, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel; Galerie ArtCore, Slick Art Fair/FIAC Paris/France.
2005 ‘Swiss video landscapes today, looped sensations’, Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Yokohama/Japan; ‘Regionale6’, Plug-in, Basel.
2004 solo show Galleria Laurin, Zurich; ‘Swiss Art Miami’, Miami Beach/USA; Friedrichsbau Bühl/Germany; Filiale Basel.
2003 Galerie artcore Paris, ‘Regionale4’, Basel/Mulhouse.
2002 Nuit Art Vidéo, Théâtre Le Maillon, Strasbourg/France.
2001 ‘Regionale2’, Plug-in, Basel/E-werk, Kunstverein Freiburg Brsg; ‘Helle Nächte‘, Kunstverein Baselland.
2000 Kunstkredit Basel, Kunsthaus Baselland.
1999 Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst NGBK, Berlin; Casa Obscura, Montréal/Canada.
1998 Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Basel; Kunstkeller Bern; CMS/IAAB Basel.
1997 Kunsthaus Glarus; ‘Paradice now’, Zurich.

festivals/screenings
Viper, Basel; VideoEx, Zürich ; Plug in, New Media Forum Basel; Swiss Television; Kunsthaus Glarus/CH; Ciné-Club Xenix, Zürich; Transmediale 2000, Berlin; Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst NGBK, Berlin; Kunstverein Freiburg/Brsg, E-Werk; Kommunales Kino, Freiburg/Brsg; Vidéoformes Clermont-Ferrand; Rencontres Int. Paris/Berlin/Madrid; Invideo Milan; 2nd Intern.Video Art Festival Prishtina/Kosovo; April meetings, Belgrad; Pandaemonium, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, London; OutFest, Los Angeles; The Int’l Fest of Cinema and Technology, Los Angeles; Inside Out, Toronto; Pleasure Dome, Toronto; MIX – The New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival; Swiss Institute New York, NYC; Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois, Montréal; ‘Image et nation’, Montréal; The Vancouver Videopoem Festival; Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge/Canada; Emmedia Calgary/Canada; Microwave, Hongkong; Image Forum, Tokyo; FIV, Buenos Aires.