1967
Born in Stuttgart

1969–1986
Raised in Rome

1991–1997
Studies at Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts with Prof. Bernd Becher

1996
Student of Master Class

1997
Academy diploma

1998
DAAD-travel grant "Italy"
Advancement award of Fine Arts of the city of Düsseldorf

2008
Visiting Professor of Photography at Folkwang Hochschule Essen

2006–2009
Professor of Photography at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design

2010
Rheinischer Kunstpreis

2012
Fellowship Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst

Lives and works in Düsseldorf