Bio

1965 Born in Bayreuth, grew up in Wunsiedel/Germany. 1986 – 1991 Studied economics in Wuerzburg and Loerrach. Nov. 1991 Relocation to Kyoto/Japan. Nov. 1991 – April 1993 Assistant photographer at Photo Studio 103 Osaka/Japan. Since 1993 freelance photographer for international newspapers, magazines and corporations. June 1999 Relocation to Tokyo/Japan. 2008 Orientation to Fine Art Documentary Photography. March 2011 Fleeing Tokyo thanks to events at Fukushima. Now based in Munich/Germany and Seoul/South Korea.

Exhibitions

2010 Remembering Gwangju, Jami Galerie, Gwangju / South Korea (Solo).
2011 Restoring Dignity, Konan University Cube, Kobe / Japan (Group).
2012 Contribution #5, deltaE, München / Germany (Group).
2012 Remembering Gwangju, Stadtgalerie Wunsiedel / Germany (Solo).
2013 Jean Paul, Fichtelgebirgsmuseum Wunsiedel / Germany (Solo).
2013 Jean Paul, Freiheitshalle Hof / Germany (Solo).
2013 Jean Paul, Rathaus Bayreuth / Germany (Solo).
2014 Jean Paul, Pasinger Fabrik Munich / Germany (Solo).
2014 Jean Paul, Villa Concordia Bamberg / Germany (Solo).
2014 Jean Paul, Mudaeruk, Seoul / South Korea (Solo).
2017 KG+/30 Years Of Kyoto Journal, Kyotographie, Kyoto / Japan (Group).