Born 1971 in Lüneburg, Germany
Lives and works in Darmstadt, Germany
She studied at the Hochschule der Bildenden Künste (University of the Arts) Hamburg with Hans Thiemann, Kurt Kranz, Rudolf Hausner, Alan Jones and David Hockney. Afterwards she was part of the master class of Professor Anton Lehmden at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien (Academy of the Arts in Vienna). She received numerous grants and awards and has been fellow of the Villa Massimo in Rome in 1984. Her works were exhibited at „WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution“ at the MOCA Los Angeles amongst others. Her work marks a fundamental reference point in the art of the 1970s and 1980s. Photomontages of her own body and face sewn over or collaged with black thread are the most well-known works of the German artist.