About

DM

 

 

1977 
Born in Lich, Germany

1996-1998
Apprenticeship as a draftsman

1998-2004
Study of Photography and Film Design at University of Applied Sciences in Bielefeld

Since 2004
Member of OSTKREUZ – The photographers‘ agency

Lives and works in Berlin

Clients

Editorial – ADAC Magazin, Amnesty International Journal, AD, Air Magazine, Art, brand eins, brand eins Wissen, Capital, Condé Nast Traveller, D-Magazine, Dummy, Effilee, Himmelblau, L’Express, Free Men’s World, GEO, Gesund Leben, Greenpeace Magazin, Le Monde, Menschen, Mobil, NEON, Stern, Spiegel, KulturSpiegel, UniSpiegel, Time Magazine, Weltkunst, ZEIT, ZEIT Studienführer, ZEIT Wissen

Corporate – Berliner Sparkasse, design hoch drei, Dorten, Helmholtz Zentrum, Humboldt University, Kleiner und Bold, MAP – Moving Story, Meta Design, NOMOS Glashütte, Publicis Schweiz, Römer Wildberger, Soundcloud, Vivantes, Voith GmbH, We Do Communication

Awards

2013
– Konrad Wolf Prize of the Academy of Arts as member of OSTKREUZ – Agentur der Fotografen

2011
– Second winner of the European Architecture Photography Prize with „DownTown Detroit“

2005
– Honorable mention at the Lead Awards, Category: Best photography feature in German magazines
– Honorable mention at the Körber-Photo-Award on the issue „How do old people live?“

2004
– Nomination for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass

Group Exhibitions

2016
– »BERLIN RAUM RADAR – neue Architekturfotografie«, Neue West, Berlin

2013
– »To the West«, OSTKREUZ exhibition, C/O Berlin
– »On Borders«, OSTKREUZ exhibition, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden

2012
– »Malawi in Transition«, Fotodoks Festival, Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich
– »On Borders«, OSTKREUZ exhibition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2011
– »Malawi in Transition«, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich

2010
– »The City. Becoming and Decaying«, OSTKREUZ exhibition, C/O Berlin

2009
– »Malawi in Transition«, Goethe Institute, Lilongwe/Malawi

2008
– »Swakopmund – A town in Namibia«, Alte Feuerwache, Berlin
– »Same, same but different«, V8 Gallery, Cologne

2007
– »Swakopmund – A town in Namibia«, group exhibition „Home Sweet Home“, TeMBi Gallery, Yogyakarta/Indonesia

2006
– »Neueinstellung – Images of Germany«, OSTKREUZ exhibition, 6th Photo Biennale, Central House of Artists, Moscow

2005
– »Neueinstellung – Images of Germany«, OSTKREUZ exhibition, Pfefferberg, Berlin
– »Swakopmund – A town in Namibia«, Lead Awards, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
– »How do old people live?«, Körber-Photo-Award, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
– »Swakopmund – A town in Namibia«, 7. Internationale Fototage, Mannheim/Ludwigshafen

2004
– »How do old people live?«, Körber-Photo-Award, Schloss Agathenburg

2002
– »Straight Talk – Voices from the new South Africa«, Photokina Student Gallery, Cologne