Lectures/Teaching Positions 2007 - 2021

Summer 2021

'My Favourite Place'/ 'My Best Friend' - Photo & Essay

Workshop with Students of Michaeli-Gymnasium München, P-Seminar. In Cooperation with Michaela Neumann, Art teacher. This workshop explores the impact of authentic images and how we describe what is depicted.

Coming up Fall/Winter 2021/22 :

‚The gender debate and a contemporary look at beauty‘

AMD, Academy Fashion and Design, Munich, Prof. Sabine Resch (2021)

 

1. 'Life & Work of american photographer Diane Arbus (*1923-†1971)


Hochschule München HM (2021)

This lecture takes an in-depth look at documentary photography during the Great Depression in America and uses the life and work of the influential American portrait photographer to illustrate how portrait photography evolved through her work.


2. 'Life & Work of the american photographer Diane Arbus (*1923-†1971)' and how the construction of identity in her work has evolved in the portraits of contemporary photographers Nan Goldin(*1953) and Rineke Dijkstra(*1959)

Academy of Fine Arts Munich AdbK, Klasse Prof. Dieter Rehm, Ulrich Gebert (2021)

Part I
reflects on documentary photography during the period of the Great Depression as well as an elaborate look at the biography and selected works of Diane Arbus.

Part II shares an in-depth view on the construction of identity in the work of the influencial american photographer and how it evolved in the work of the photographers Nan Goldin (*1953) and Rineke Dijkstra(*1959).

3. Workshop, Fall Academy (2020)

'Show- Don't tell' (2020) The Art of visual Storytelling by means of perfect photos from a smartphone or camera
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AMD, Academy Fashion and Design, Munich Prof. Sabine Resch (2020)

Along with the principles of digital photography, students were encouraged to use the camera not only to tell and present a story, but to express themselves authentically through the means of photography and publish their visions on their chosen subjects. Project work, feedback and discussion.

4. Workshop, SFMA Boston (2014)

Principles of digital photography and basic skills in lighting in order to present jewelry on the human body.

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University Boston (MA), Students of the gold-/silversmithing faculty  (2014)

What does Contemporary Jewellry Photography look like and how is it achieved? Project work with students, feedback and discussion.

Lecture

'Life and works of fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld (*1897-†1969)'

M.DH Media Design Hochschule, Prof. Arnold Gevers (2014)

The biography of Fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld is viewed against the background of the art historical epoch in which it occurred which is Dadaism, Surrealism, Realism, New Objectivity.

The lecture not only looked at the history of fashion photography and technical progress over the time, but also at which social developments, such as the position of women in society and the relationship to their bodies have changed and how those changes have promoted the image in fashion.

5. Academy U5, Graphic Design Academy (2010-2013), Max Condula u. Wolfgang Baum

Teaching of all aspects of basic knowledge of photography to graphic design students in monthly workshops and guided the students in their monthly assignments together with Christina Mayer (Typography).

6. Münchner Volkshochschule (MVHS) 2013 - today

Different technical classes; Basic knowledge in digital photography; Sportsphotography
Architectural Photography; Storytelling; Basic knowledge of digital photography in english language

Lecture - ' Life and works of fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld ' (*1897-†1969)' (2016)

 

7. ' The Experiment between Fashion and its Representation in Photography '

Hochschule für Künste Bremen (HfK Bremen), Prof. Dorothea Mink (2007)

Starting from the origins of fashion photography in the years 1936-1945 by the means of works of Erwin Blumenfeld, Man Ray, Cecil Beaton, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Horst P. Horst the lecture elaborated on how the possibilities to represent fashion in photography have changed and evolved through periods of time during 1950-1980 presenting works of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Hiro, Guy Bourdin, William Klein up to the contemporary period starting from 2000 until now, illustrated by the works of photographers Mert Alas & Marcus Piggot, Richard Burbridge, Alex Cayley, David LaChapelle, Knick Knight, Inez van Lamsweerde&Vinoodh Matadin, Sege Leblon, Craig McDean, Katja Rawles, Terry Richardson, Solve Sundsbo and Jürgen Teller.