Born in Oranienburg near Berlin
Studies painting at the School of Fine Arts, Berlin.
Establishes a permanent studio in Finland.
Founding member of the international group Systhema.
Fellowship by the Hand-Hollow-Foundation of George Rickey (East Chatham, NY), spends study period in the U.S.
Grant from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Commission)
Participates in National Gallery’s, Berlin, exhibition Homage to Barnett Newman.
Awarded TetraPak Art Prize. Receives grant from the Foundation for Art, Bonn.
Receives the Prize for Fine Art from the citizens of Mülheim.
Appointed professor at the University of the Arts in Berlin.
Completes The Medial Section, a 12-part largescale sculpture for the Spring Hill Site Projects, Virginia.
Installs in the Synagogue in Oerlinghausen the environment Hommage á Otto Freundlich.
Participates in Ambiente Berlin at the Venice Biennale.
Elected Member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin.
Work period in New York City. Creates in cooperation with Katsuhito Nishikawa the Walk in sculpture for the Art Cologne.
Farben sind Taten des Lichts (Colours are deeds of light), an installation with works on paper in the St. Petri church in Ystad, Sweden.
Participates in the L.A. International Biennial, Los Angeles.
Visiting Professor at the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou.
Visiting Artist at the Georgia State University, Atlanta.
Lives and works in Berlin and Finland.