born in innsbruck / austria
lives in austria and the eastern mediterranean

educational background
studied fine arts & art education at academy for educational sciences salzburg
teaching degree for fine arts & art education
international summer academy salzburg 2009

further studies
vienna poetry academy (with h.c. artmann)
jazz vocals (with sheila jordan, elly wright)
jazz theory & composition at academy mautnerschloss - burghausen germany
academy for cultural education - remscheid germany

artistic background
creative and visual arts - painting, drawing, cartoon, design
jazz (hammond organ, vocals)
literature (short stories, essays, blogs)
artist-in-residence projects in Cyprus and Turkey
numerous local and international art exhibitions in galleries
and art fairs, workshops, concerts and mixed art performances
inter-artistic cooperations in Turkey, Cyprus, NYC

cultural immersions
usa (nyc), north africa, turkey and the eastern mediterranean,
near east, central asia, the balkans

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