18.10.1963   born in the Saltland of Sachsen-Anhalt

                     grow up in Westeregeln, a place located in the valley of the river Bode, 

                     until grandmother dies

          1970   move to Jena, where the parents & brother and sister used to live

          1982   High School finishing in Jena

          1983   Studies of Literature, Ernst-Moritz-Ernst-University Greifswald

          1986   Relocation to Berlin-West

          1987   Study Germanistik - FU Berlin

          1988   Study at HdK Berlin, FB 1 - Free Arts

                     Painting - Prof. Kuno Gonschior

          1994   Masterdegree - Prof.Katharina Sieverding            

                     lives and works in Berlin