Biography

2019

Scientific research assistent, University of Osnabrück/Textiles

Collection development for Historic Beiderwandweberei of Stiftung Mensch in Meldorf

2018/19

At second glance – Bauhaus-fabrics as inspiration
Cooperation project Textiles/University Osnabrück – Tuchmacher Museum Bramsche
Koordination of technical realisation with the museumsjacquard, choosing of archive fragments from Bauhaus-master Gunta Stölzl, development of a blanket-collection with students, documentation, assisting the preparation of the exibition, public relations and publication

Academic scarf for the University Osnabrück
Cooperation project Textiles – Presidium University Osnabrück
Research, design development with students, coordination, production monitoring at Historic Jacquardmill Weberei Egelkraut/Udo van der Kolk, documentation, redaction of the accompanying publication

A dress for the table
Designcooperation with the jacquardmill Weberei Seegers
Designdevelopment, coordination of technical implementation, documentation, editing of the accompanying publication

2018

Source of inspiration Sri Lanka
Three weeks textile excursion Sri Lanka/Universität Osnabrück Prof. Dr. Bärbel Schmidt
Design development with students for „Woman Weave Projekt“ in former tamil war zone, Workshop with tamil women, visit of NGO‘s, production places, universitys, cultural instituts and museums

Tufting-Workshop Sweden
Two weeks textile excursion Sweden: Vistit of universtys, museums and companies.

Tufting-Workshop for developing the putting into operation of the tuftingmachine at Osnabrück

2017/18
Restructuring workshoparea Textiles/University Osnabrück
contract service restructuring workshoparea Textiles/University Osnabrück, including analog and digital technical equipment/restoration punchcard jacquard and purchasing TC2 digitaljacquard, research and documentation, material, showcases

Fläche und Struktur – Muster und Material
Lehrauftrag Kunsthochschule Kassel/Design textiler Produkte Kunsthochschule Kassel

2016
Prototyping-production digital-handjaquard, Fondacione Lisio, Florenz Italien
TC2-Workshop Digital-Jacquard Vibeke Vestby Tronrud Engineering/Norway

2015 – 2017

Training Digital-Jacquard/Digitalprogramme
Workshops at Digital Weaving Norway/Vibeke Vestby at Digitaljacquard TC2
Workshops at Fondacione Lisio Florenz/Eva Basile at punchcard- and Digitaljacquard

2015
Small-series-production industrial jacquard, Textiles Zentrum Haslach/Austria
Jacquard-course, Fondacione Lisio, Florenz Italien

2013/2014
International postgraduate studies Shuttle/Textiles,  Kunstuniversität Linz/Austria

Prototype-production industriejacquard, TextilLab Tilburg/Niederlande

since 2012
Lecturer Weaving Textiles, University Osnabrück

2009-2011
Masterclass Weaving and German Master Examination

Since 2001

Intependent in the field of design development/weaving, series/one-of-a-kind, lecturing, consulting

1996-2001
Textile Design Diploma, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover
Guest Student Somerset College of Art and Design, Taunton, Great Britain

1989-1995

Working as a journalist: public relations, TV-Editor, traineeship

1983-1989
Journalism Diploma Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany

Prizes and honors
2016 2. Preis für Angewandte Kunst der Zeughausmesse, Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin
2015 Nominierung German Design Award für die Jacquard-Tischwäsche
2014 Nominierung Auguste Papendieck Preis Bremen
2014 Nominierung German Design Award für eine Serie von Crêpegeweben
2013 Niedersächsischer Staatspreis für das gestaltende Handwerk
2013 Honorable Mention Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Korea
2012 Nominierung Auguste Papendieck Preis Bremen
2011 2. Preis Designpreis Braunschweig, Kategorie Fashion & Textile
1994 Heinrich-Böll-Stipendium

Work in public space
2018 Antependium in violett St. Michael Kirche Ronnenberg
2016 Grassimuseum Leipzig, purchase of a silk wrap, handwoven with 24 shafts

2014 Grassimuseum Leipzig, purchase of a jacquardtablerunner
2013 Antependium in green for St. Jürgen Kirche Heuerßen
2002 Antependium for Expo-Kirche Kronsberg Hannover

Exitibitions
2019
Bauhaus-fabrics as inspiration – Tuchmacher Museum Bramsche
2018
Museum August Kestner Hannover, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg/Jahresmesse, Handwerksform Hannover
2017
Grassimesse, Grassimuseum Leipzig
2016
Grassimuseum Leipzig, “Gewebe, die berühren” Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein München, IHM München, Zeughausmesse Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin, Museum August Kestner Hannover
2015
Grassimuseum Leipzig, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Textil- und Industriemuseum Augsburg, Heimtextil Frankfurt
2014
Textil- und Industrie-Museum Augsburg, Grassimuseum Leipzig, Slowcraft Designcenter Stuttgart, Heimtextil Frankfurt
2013
Niedersächsischer Staatspreis Hannover, Wettbewerbsarbeiten für den Auguste Papendieck Preis Bremen, Cheongju International Craft Biennale/German Arts and Craft Korea
2012
Handweavers Studio & Gallery London “Weaving Textiles”London, Grassimesse Leipzig
2011
Texile Kultur Haslach Österreich, Textilmuseum Neumünster, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
2010
Zeughausmesse Berlin, Grassimesse Leipzig, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
2009
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg