About

Selected Exhibitions
Solo
2014
The Aim is Beauty, Raum N, Berlin
2012
A Perfect Piece Of Art, Galerie Oel Frueh, Hamburg
Spampartner, Flipside, Eindhoven, NL
2011
I thought we were right, 91mQ, Berlin
The Wikipedia Definition Series VII – XI, Kunsttour Maastricht, NL
Spampartner, LAGE 3:20, Berlin
2005
Typographie des Terrors, Galerie m+n, Berlin
Die neue Bon Jovi, ausland, Berlin

Group

2014
The Aim is Beauty in Crosswords, Galerie Jordan-Seydoux Berlin
2013
ON-TYPE, Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin
Rival Brain, Galerie Silberkuppe, Berlin
2012
ON-TYPE, Gutenberg Museum, Mainz


Lectures

2016
Untotal Recall – On Digital Food, CGI and the Idea of Realism, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
2015
Negativity as a Marketing Tool, JVEA, Berlin
2014
Truth according to CGI, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, US
Design, Moral und Terroristen, Hochschule für Gestaltung, HfG, Karlsruhe, D
Metapolygonal.net, Pecha Kucha #38, Designtransfer, Universität der Künste, Berlin
On the Metapolygonal Condition, Jan Van Eyck Alumni, Berlin
2013
Render Farm Apocalypse – On Digital Production Design, ICI, Berlin
Visual Communication,  GUC, Cairo, EG
2012
Kommando Otl Aicher, grafikdesign.ms, Münster, D
Über das Erscheinungsbild, Nemetschek Stiftung, München, D
Les Pictogrammes Et Leur Signification Visuelle En 1972, Ecole De Recherche Graphique, Brussels, B
Terrorists And Logotype, Bolditalic, Gand, B
2011
The Poster Art Of The Palestinian Liberation Movement In The 1960s, Jan van Eyck Academy (JVE), Maastricht
Landfill, Pits And Rubble Mountains – lectures on heaps and holes, conference and exhibition co-organisation, JVE

Publications
2016
Shooting the Extras or National Corporate Design, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, NL (online)
2014
Interdisciplinary Work between Art and Science, Universität der Künste Berlin, ISBN 978-3-89462-198-8
Sign On Canvas – Signatures as typographic elements in art, Essay, Slanted Magazin #22
2012
Was uns Londons Logo sagen will – The London 2012Design, Essay, zeit-online, 8.8.2012
Kommando Otl Aicher, Jan van Eyck publishing, ISBN 978-90-72076-55-7
Motorscream Landscapes – Schrift in der grafischen Literatur, Essay, Slanted Magazine #17
2011
Rotis Reality – On the Otl Aicher font, Essay, Slanted #13
The Revolution Wont Be Set In Garamond, Essay, Slanted #11

Teaching
2016
Lecturer in Graphic Design and Corporate Design at
Central Michigan University | College of Communication and Fine Arts, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA
Lecturer in Web Design, HTML and CSS for Indisoft GmbH, Berlin, D (summer)
Adjunct Faculty in Computer Graphics and Web Design at
James Madison University | School of Art, Design and Art History, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA
2014
Poster workshop Design, Moral und Terroristen, HfG Karlsruhe
2009-2014
Regular co-operative design projects between lowtool.com and various local pedagogical and educational Institutions
2011
Diplomjury, Ecole de Recherche Graphique, Brussels
2005 – 08
Team leader at faktor-c, advertising workshop, Caritas Werkstatt, Oranienburg, D
2004
COMICS – Sequential Art workshop, Bund Bildender Künstler, Mannheim

Stipends / Awards
2014
Member of Board of the Jan van Eyck Association, Berlin
2012
UdK Award for Interdisciplinary Art and Science for Kommando Otl Aicher
2010 – 12
Research fellow at Jan van Eyck Academy (JVE), Maastricht
1994
2. Preis Jugend gestaltet, BBK, Mannheim, D

CV
1968
born in Mannheim, D
1991 – 95
Degree Courses in Visual Communications at Ecole de Recherche Graphique, Brussels, B
1995
Diplom (MFA)
postgraduate year in Cinéma d’Animation at Ecole des Arts Visuels de la Cambre, Brussels
2000
creation of lowtool.com and storyboarder.org