Education

2012
PhD Philipps University Marburg, Institute for Art History.
Title: In anderen Worten. Zum Verhältnis von Text und Bild in der zeitgenössischen Kunst / In other
words. About the relation between text and image in contemporary art)
1997-2002
Literary Studies at the University of Stuttgart
1995-2001
University of Fine Arts, Stuttgart

Teaching

2012
Guest lecturer for drawing at National Art School (Study Center For Drawing), Sydney, Australia
2011
Guest lecturer for drawing at Illinois State University, School of Art, Bloomington, USA
2010/2011
guest professor drawing at Villa Arson, Ecole Nationale supérieure d´art, Nice, France
2007-2012
Associate Professor at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
2002-2006
Lecturer State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart

More lectures, workshops and talks (amongst others)
École de Design et de Communication, Rabat and Casablanca, Morocco
École Nationale de Beaux Arts, Tetouan, Morocco
École Nationale de Beaux Arts, Dakar, Senegal
College of New Jersey, Trenton, USA

Awards and grants

2013
Deutsches Studienzentrum, Venice, Italy
2012
Artist in Residence, National Art School, Sydney, Australia
2011
Visiting Artist, Illinois State University, Normal/Bloomington, USA
Grant Kunststiftung Baden Württemberg
2010
guest professor and residency at the Villa Arson, école nationale supérieure d’art in Nice, France
travel grant for Lima, Peru. Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart/Berlin
IBK Art Prize für Contemporary Drawing
Shortlisted for Evelyne Encelot association Women & Art 2009-2010 Prize, France
2009
Artist in Residence, Goethe Institut Dakar, Senegal
Rhône Alpes Stipendium, Ministry of Baden Württemberg
2008
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2007/09
studio grant, Ministry of Baden-Württemberg
2006
cross culture grant for Morocco, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart/Berlin
2005
Artist in Residence, Ateliers d’Artistes de la Ville Marseille
debut grant, State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart
2004
grant of Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin
travel grant, German-French Council for culture (Deutsch-französischer Kulturrat)
2001
A. T. Kearney Art Prize
2000
Prize Digital Art Gallery Frankfurt am Main
1999
IPA Fraunhofer Art Prize

Solo shows

2016
Der Rhein wogt / l'Or du Rhin 08.08. – 29.09.2016. Kunstbezirk Stuttgart, Germany
Colonize my mind. 13.05. – 31.07.2016. Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Germany
2014
Die hellere Färbung, Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2013
huellas notables, El Borde, Centro de la Imagen, Lima, Peru
2012
foreign affairs, Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2011
Volta NY. New York City (with Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt)
nebenan, Galerie Interface & Galerie Barnoud, Dijon, France
polis, white space, Zürich, Switzerland
toubab, Städtische Galerie Kirchheim, Germany
2010
en passant, art3 Valence, France
en passant, 14-1 Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
les abris, Werkbund Galerie Frankfurt, Germany
import export, Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt
l´autre côté, Round the corner, Lisbon, Portugal
transit, espace Kugler, Geneva, Switzerland
last three cars to Poppenbüttel, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany
2009
bitim-réew, Goethe-Institut Dakar, Senegal
2008
mind mapping Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt/Main
auf/rasm, le cube, centre autrichien Rabat, Morocco
2007
shouf! shouf! 14-1 Galerie Stuttgart, Germany
2006
ornamental journey Kunstverein Kirchzarten, Germany
2005
flying carpets, Galerie Poly Karlsruhe, Germany
zwischen linien. Hospitalhof Stuttgart, Germany
signes trouvés, Galerie Justine Lacroix Marseille, France
landschaft, Galerie Schloss Mondsee, Austria
life should be stereo, Debütantenausstellung Kunstakademie Stuttgart, Germany
2004
vous êtes dans un espace non, 14-1 Galerie Stuttgart, Germany

Group exhibitions

2018
Group Exhibition, My North is your South, Kunsthalle, Mulhouse, FR

2016
Zones Sensibles 24.06. – 23.10.2016. With Justine Blau, Emma Dajska, Julien Discrit, Marco Godinho, Bernard Heidsieck, Joséphine Kaeppelin, Charles Lopez, Yoko Ono, Nipan Oranniwesna, Cornelia Parker, Kirsten Pieroth, Elodie Pong, David Renaud, Angels Ribé, Franck Scurti, Katrin Ströbel, Mona Vatamanu et Florin Tudor. 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz, France
GRASSI Invites #2: dazwischen /in/ between. With Mohammed Laouli present frontières fluides at GRASSI invites Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig, Germany
21.04. – 19.09.2016, Rêve d’obscur: au pays des étoiles terrestres. With Neal Beggs, Benoit Billotte, Lingjie Wang et Jingfang Hao, Bill Henson, Michael et Barbara Leisgen, Eric Poitevin, Katrin Ströbel, Charwei Tsai. Fondation Hermes, La Grande Place, Musée du cristal Saint Louis, France
Vigies and Co. With Monica Bonvicini, Marta Charades, Esther Ferrer, Guerrilla Girls, Marcia Kure, Sigalit Landau, Marge Monko, Annette Messager, Otobong Nkanga, Cornelia Parker, Elodie Pong, Angel Ribé, Lotty Rosenfeld, Hito Steyerl, Katrin Ströbel, Ingrid Wildi Merino. Centre d'Art Nei Liicht - Ville de Dudelange, Luxembourg, LU

2015
frontières fluides - fluid boundaries, Le Cube - independent art room Rabat, Morocco
2014
Drawing now, Salon du dessin contemporain, Paris (with Galerie Heike Strelow), France
frontières fluides - fluid boundaries, Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen, Germany
frontières fluides - fluid boundaries, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Bregenz, Austria
Interferenzen, St. Katharinenkirche Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Blurring Boundaries - flirrende Grenzen in Kunst und Gesellschaft, Kunstverein Neuhausen, Germany
Cinque Garzoni, film festival Venice, Italy
2014
Hinter den Spiegeln (with Pia Linz, Claude Heath), Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
The naked, Marrakech Biennale, Morocco
Künstlertourist: Grenzgänge (with Sven Johne), Hessisches Landesmuseum/Schader Stiftung Darmstadt, Germany
Ping Pong (with Monika Nuber), Städtisches Kunstmuseum Spendhaus, Reutlingen, Germany
2013
stopover 43, Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin, Germany
Ciudaded paralelas, Galeria Alianza Francesa Lima, Peru
Drawing now, Salon du dessin contemporain, Paris, France
ankommen, Sammlung Peter & Alison Klein, Eberdingen, Germany
Wahala, Entrepot 9 / Galerie Barnoud, Dijon, France
Anonyme Zeichner, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin &TAC Eindhoven, Netherlands
Ansichtssache Landschaft, Kunstverein Pforzheim, Germany
à L'interface, Le Cube independent art room, Rabat, Morocco
Wahala, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2012
Baden Württemberg 60, Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Singen, Germany
ausgezeichnet! Museum Biedermann, Donaueschingen, Germany
From/To[AUS] Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia
The European Ways, room 60, Brisbane, Australia
Grenzüberschreitungen #3, Bahnwärterhaus Villa Merkel, Esslingen
entlang der Mainzer, Römer 9, Public space, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2011
lines fiction. Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin, Germany
in- & outside writing, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
salon du dessin contemporain, Paris, France (with Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin)
beyond football - shifting interests and identity, Savvy contemporary, Berlin, Germany
beyond football - shifting interests and identity, Goethe-Institute, Lagos, Nigeria
Zwischen Räumen, Kunstverein Göttingen, Germany
Gestalt der Idee, Stadtmuseum Lindau, Germany
ströbel/travis, New Capital, Chicago, IL
2010
Je mehr ich zeichne. The more I draw. Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany
allá / là-bas / dort, eStar Lima, Peru (with Maricel Delgado)
salon du dessin contemporain, Paris, France (with fruehsorge contemporary drawings, Berlin)
Suzie Wong meets Becky Thatcher, Städtische Galerie Offenburg
Lagos Public Viewing, Research Project Lagos, Nigeria.
Aussicht auf Veränderungen. Akademie einer anderen Stadt. In cooperation with
preview Berlin. (with Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt)
2009
El dorado. Vom Versprechen der Menschenrechte. Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany
Bad Form blank projects Cape Town, Art fair Johannesburg, South Africa
SGNIWARD / SNGIS fruehsorge contemporary drawings, Berlin, Germany (with Ben Kruisdijk)
retour de Paris, Institut francais, Stuttgart, Germany (with Monika Nuber)
Zeichen von Respekt, Kubicenter Elbinselsommer, Hamburg, Germany
on the edge. Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt
2008
In God We Trust, Goethe-Institut Lagos, Nigeria
Ankunft bei Aufbruch, Meinblau, Berlin, Germany
2007
dessins, projets... L´appartement 22, Rabat, Morocco
rewind fast forward, Kunsthaus L6, Freiburg, Germany
Zeichnung, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Germany
Re-Visite, Videofestival Traverse Toulouse, France
Globalisierung 2.0, Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt/Main und Berlin, Germany
2006
salt of water, Videofestival Kaliningrad, Russia
A6, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland
2005
sliding/lightning, Galerie der Ateliers d´Artistes de la Ville de Marseille, France
video/ökonomie, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
Sichtung, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
2004
Spring Colloquium - Institute of Curatorship and Education Edinburgh, Scotland
Galerie Hafemann Wiesbaden, Germany (with Marianne Eigenheer)