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. Photographs long-term projects on urban spaces in megacities like Tokyo and Seoul.
Exhibitions in Germany, Italy, Japan and South Korea.