Lives and works in Cologne

2001 Diploma c/o Jürgen Klauke
1996 – 2001 Studies at the Academy Of Media Arts Cologne
1995 – 1996 Film studies, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier
1995 French language studies, Diplôme approfondi de langue française, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier
1994 TEFL course & diploma, Barcelona

2021 Artist in Residence, Global Forest, St. Georgen
2020 / 2021 Stiftung Kunstfonds
2020 / 2021 Project grant for Poly Palms, Cologne Cultural Office & Kunststiftung NRW

2018 Project grant for Idiophonic Studies, SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne
2016 / 2017 Project grant for QRVO1 – Singvogeldichte & Morsecodegefichte, SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne
2016 / 2017 Project grant for ROW, Cologne Cultural Office
2014 / 2015 Project grant for Pneuma, SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne 
2014 Sound Development City Summer Expedition
2011 Project grant for Friendly Guerilla Pieces, Oerol Festival, Terschelling, Kultursekretariat NRW
2010 Residency at the Watermill Center, Long Island, NY, USA
2009 – 2011 Studio program by Kölnischer Kunstverein & Imhoff-Stiftung
2006 – 2009 Sponsorship for Kunstraum BLAST, Rheinenergiestiftung Kultur
2001 / 2002 Residency at Triangle France, Marseille
2002 Scholarship by Haut Conseil Culturel Franco-Allemand

PROJECTS (Selection)
Since 2020 Poly Palms, Ensemble for Electrified Palm Leaves
2016 Support of the 5th Sound Development City Artist Expedition to Madrid & Casablanca as part of the team

Since 2014 makiphonrecord label (with Patricia Koellges)
2014 – 2017 QRVO1 (sound, photography text, radio play)
Since 2012 The Knob, The Finger & The It (electroacoustic trio with Volker Hennes, Tobias Grewenig)
2011 Solar Sound Ensemble, Dwingeloo / NL (audiovisual performance on site of the Dwingeloo radio telescope)
2006 – 2008 Kunstraum BLAST, Cologne (project space, run together as a team of eight artists)


Lecturer at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne from 2008 to 2012
– Photography classes
– Exchange program with EESI, Angoulême, France (together with Yves Chaudouët)
– Vorbild Abbild Nachbild, (colloquium together with Boris Becker)
– Experimental Jet Set (seminar about straegies between art & science)
– Making Spaces (colloquium & workshops together with Anne Hardy)
– Hirsch & Slobowicz (seminar & workshops about artist books)
– Aura Revisited (seminar about outsider art)

2017 Seventeen Seconds to la Prairie, lecture & workshop, AdBK Nürnberg
2014 How To Zine, Workshop, Arts Included, Jugendkunstschule Köln (with Ralf Schreiber)
2013 Sorsi e Morsi, lecture & performance, RWTH Aachen

2012 How To Zine, Sofia Contemporary Festival, Sofia / Bulgaria, workshop (with Ralf Schreiber)
2010 Elastic Electronics, Workshop at the Watermill Center, Long Island, NY / USA

2008 Mein Leben als Nachtportier – ein Streifzug, Visiting Artist, AdBK Nürnberg
2002 Visiting Artist, Villa St. Clair, Sète, France


reiheM @ Loft, Cologne

Klangkunst / Apero (together with Christian Faubel, Ralf Schreiber, Karen Geyer), O-Tone Studios, Zürich
Minimal Sauvage, Musical Performance. Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld
FUNKT sessions 2022 No 1, Interview @, Cologne

Poly Palms, Aufs Ganze Gehen lll, Künstlerverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden
Poly Palms, Alte Feuerwache, Cologne
Live at Fotoraum Köln for the opening of Third Nature by Jan Stradtmann
Grus Grus Remote, Vogeklang @ Global Forest, St. Georgen

Literaturbiennale Wuppertal (with Thorsten Krämer, Alisa Berger and Taka Kagitomi)
Gartenarbeit, with Ralf Schreiber and Christian Faubel, NeuLand, Cologne

Dublab Future Roots Night, Acephale, Cologne
Instruments Make Play Fair, WORM, Rotterdam
Shiny Toys Festival, Makroscope, Mülheim an der Ruhr
Raummusik und so – Ambient Formula, Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne
Early Carbophonics et une Colonne, invited by Nicolas Rabant, Brest
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Meakusma Festival, Eupen
Live at Flick the World, Rote Fabrik / Dock 18, Zürich, CH
Live at Karlsruher Museumsnacht, Badischer Kunstverein
Live at RTHC Bootshaus, Cologne Stammheim
Live @ Botschaft Transit, Speyer
Concert & Artist Talk, Künstlerverein Wiesbaden
10. Berliner Hörspielfestival
Arkaoda, Berlin
Live @
Vrooom #69 @ Pink Pank, Rotterdam, NL
Alte Talente / Poesie und Chaos, Loft, Cologne (with Peter Behrendsen, hans w koch, Lucia Mense, Dietmar Bonnen)

MoonBounce – EME, Containerklang #10: as / if, arttheater, Cologne (with Matthias Muche)
Carbon Chimes & Shadow Sheets (with Ralf Schreiber), Künstlerverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden
Deep In the Woods, Massembre, Belgium
Hirsch & Eigner, Les Digitales, Luzern, CH
Hirsch & Eigner, UMBO, Zürich, CH
Cellulose Congres @ Extrapool, Nijmegen, NL

Raummusik und so, Alte Feuerwache, Cologne
Carbon Chimes & Shadow Sheets, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne (with Ralf Schreiber)
QRVO1 – Singvogeldichte & Morsecodegefichte, Hörspielpräsentation (with Volker Hennes), Alte Feuerwache, Cologne
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Kunsthaus Essen
Auf der Wiese, Performing Sound Jagla, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Astro Camping Release @ Totalverlag, Cologne
mex im Künstlerhaus, Dortmund
Hirsch & Eigner Live, Bad Bonn, Düdingen

Hirsch & Eigner Live, Kaffee Kind, Lucerne 
Hirsch & Eigner Live, Wasserwerkstr. 89a, Zurich 
Hirsch & Eigner Live, Stadio, Vevey 

The Knob, The Finger & The It, nxnwfestival, Cologne
Drei Stücke für 7 Fenster, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne
Love, Repeat and some Rubber Bands (with Youmna Saba), Le Vertigo, Casablanca

The Knob, The Finger & The It, Resonanz Gertrud, Cologne
The Knob, The Finger & The It, as part of The Paradox of Knowing Universals
by Ralf Baecker,
Kasseler Kunstverein

Minimal Sauvage, Maximiliansforum, München
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Favorit Bar, München

Unter der Oberfläche kann man die Geheimnisse spüren, sie leuchten durch unsere Haut hindurch, Kunstverein Leverkusen

Towers & Flowers, lab30, Augsburg
Pneuma, Port de Vinaigre, Cologne
a-musik, Record Release Summe 1, Cologne

Nocturne 60, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne

Der Flüsternde Raum (with The Knob, The Finger & The It), St. Gertrud Church, Cologne
Huuto Gallery (with Richard Eigner), Helsinki
Kanepes Kultura Centrs (with Richard Eigner), Riga


Washed up whight and deliveried rhight (with Peter Behrendsen), Raummusik und so, Kunstwerk, Cologne
Visual Sounds (with Echo Ho), open air by the river, Cologne 
Extrapool, Nijmegen
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Stromfestival, Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne 
Dead Box Karaoke, Blue does not exist – Tour – Boutique Cologne, Skolska Gallery, Prag
Dead Box Karaoke, Blue does not exist – Tour – Boutique Cologne, Multiplace Festival, A4, Bratislava
Dead Box Karaoke, Blue does not exist – Tour – Boutique Cologne, Multiplace Festival, Brno
Elements pour une pièce radiophonique (with Scoli Acosta), Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris
Signale aus dem Garten, in Die beste aller Welten, BBK, Stapelhaus, Cologne 
Sorsi e Morsi, Lecture & Musical Performance, RWTH Aachen

Art Beyond Earth, Lecture, CBK Drenthe, Assen
Picknick auf der Rückseite des Mondes (with Patrick Rieve), M29, Cologne 
Valentina Traianova & TreeSpeedMusic, Kölner Musiknacht, Cologne 
TreeSpeedMusic, MO Lautsprecher, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund
TreeSpeedMusic & Joker Nies, Boutique, Cologne 

TreeSpeedMusic: ATL Antique, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne 
Solar Sound Ensemble, on site of ASTRON, Dwingeloo / NL
Friendly Guerilla Pieces, Oerol Festival, Terschelling / NL

One Or Two Things I Know About Chairs, @ Discover Watermill, Watermill Center,Long Island / NY
Too Big Too Fail, in Try Again. Fail Again, Kunstverein Hildesheim (catalogue)
The Chips I Eat, Kunstverein Kölnberg, Cologne
Strings, Thorns & Wires (with Xueyan Li & Hannes Hoelzl), Ohrenschmaus Festival, Cologne 

TreeSpeedIsland, Watermill Center, Long Island / NY
TreeSpeedMusic, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn / NY

TreeSpeedMusic, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne 
TreeSpeedMusic, art media, Bremerhaven

Collective Swimming (with Echo Ho, Hannes Hoelzl, Lopsang Gelek), Les Bains: Connective, Brussels
Musiknacht, Journal, Cologne

Filmclub 813, Cologne

Gravity Storm, Kunstraum Blast, Köln
Journal, Köln (with Dark Horse Funny Lpane)

Gravity Storm, Galerie 149, Bremerhaven

Elektronisches Wohnzimmer (with Hannes Hölzl & Echo Ho), Cologne
Nuit Blanche, Miss China, Paris
France Sleepmobil (with Lucas Mancione), Institut Français, Aachen
Klanglabor, Stadtgarten, Cologne

Boxenstopp, Galerie Projektraum, Cologne
Nur ganz kurz, Literaturhaus, Cologne
Traces Of Voices, Zentrifuge Voice Lab, Villa Media, Tilburg / NL

Stillstand (with Scoli Acosta), Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, Cologne


Meine Zeichen, Künstlerverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden

The Details Made Me Do It, Kunstverein Leverkusen

ROW, MO Lautsprecher, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund

Today I Parked My Car On An Ocean Rock, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne

Psycho Flora, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne
Dark Fair, Kölnischer Kunstverein c/o Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne

Training am Oszillographen, Kunstraum Blast, Cologne (with Sebastian Jochum)

Carpet Carvings, Raum für Kunst und Musik, Cologne

Sleepmobil, Institut Français, Aachen (with Lucas Mancione)

Théorie et pratique de la chaise longue, Triangle France, Galerie Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
Mon casque se casse, Galerie du Tableau, Marseille

Lieber S, … , Academy of Media Arts Cologne

Eiexplosionen, Calcographie, Cologne


The Castle – Greetings from the kitchen @ Radiophrenia

Großes Kino, kleines Kino #47, Arsenal, Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V., Berlin
Sonic Chair sc01 – No I – IV, IKOB, Eupen / Belgium

10 Jahre Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Kunsträume der Michael Horbach Stiftung, Köln

soundwaves / Klangstücke für einen Sonic Chair, cuba cultur, Münster

die digitale, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf
soundwaves / Klangstücke für einen Sonic Chair, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne

Early Carbophonics, commissioned work for Radiophrenia, Glasgow

lab30, Augsburg

Caroussa Sonore, Saout Radio, Marseille
Marrakech Biennale, Saout Radio, Marrakech
Super Structure, Galerie Sebastian Brandl, Cologne

Seven Days A Week, Sprungturm, Cologne
Missliche Lagen, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne
M29 Today, M29 Richter & Brückner, Cologne

Lowdown (at the Studio #1), Atelier Karimi, Cologne

Buchpräsentation Edition 20/50, Sprungturm, Cologne

Photo Taipei, Taiwan
Kunstkonsum Schwerenot, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne

Jahresgaben, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (catalogue)
art media, Bremerhaven (catalogue)
The Stage Is Yours, China Heights, Sydney
Zur Sache, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne

Martin-Luther-Kirche, Cologne (book presentation / Darling Publications)

togetherhold, Kunstraum Blast, Cologne
KunstFilmTag, Malkasten, Düsseldorf
Höhere Mächte, Montana Berlin, Berlin
Palisadenparenchym, Danese, NYC
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (loop pool 07), Oberhausen

heute/hier, Kunstraum Blast, Cologne
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (loop pool 06), Oberhausen

Köln Kunst 7, Colonius Carré, Cologne (catalogue)

Mise à jour, Triangle France, Galerie Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
3D, Maus Hábitos, Porto / Portugal (catalogue)

La vitrine, Villa St. Clair, Sète / France

Flexibilitätsversuche, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (catalogue)
Dokumentarfilmfest, Kassel
Wie man sieht… , Museum Ludwig, Cologne (catalogue)
10 Jahre Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln, Art Cologne (catalogue)


Respect the unexpected – in the age of sci-fi, 12″ Vinyl + CD compilation, Kashual Plastik 010, Berlin 2020
Peter Behrendsen: 10 x 15 = 30, 12″ Vinyl, Edition Telemark, 2020
Early Carbophonics, 10″ vinyl, edition of 300, makiphon 005, Cologne 2018
Public Folder #3 / Golden Record, art book edited by John Harten, 24 x 20 cm, 344 pages, Berlin 2017
The Knob, The Finger & The It – Astro Camping, 12″ vinyl, makiphon 004, Cologne 2017
ROW, 12“ vinyl, makiphon 003, Cologne 2016

Stalker / Swoop, 7“ vinyl, (with Richard Eigner), ous, Zürich 2016
Early Carbophonics, 26‘57 min, commissioned by Radiophrenia, Glasgow, 2016
QRVO1 – Signale aus dem Zoo, off topic, Verlag der Kunsthochschle für Medien, Cologne 2016

Summe 1, 12″ vinyl, edition of 300, makiphon, Cologne 2015
Sound Development City, Artist Expedition ’14, 238 pages, Zürich 2015
MOFF, Ausgabe #7, Cologne 2013
Solar Sound Ensemble, DVD & Booklet, 28 pages, NL / Germany 2012
Mrüher Feute Horgen, drawings & text, b&w, 64 p., Lim & Asmuth Publishers, Cologne 2011
Photogramphotographs, 72 pages / colour, Cologne 2010
Psycho Flora A-Y, 24 pages, text, Cologne 2009
ChinaTriplet, 64 pages, photography, drawings & text (german/english), Darling Publications, Cologne 2008
Fong as Hirsch, 24 pages, Le Moment de l’Edition, Cologne 2008
Material, herausgegeben von BLAST, Darling Publications, Cologne 2007
Oskar Baumgeschwindigkeit – The Ghost Of Ana Palma, Mini-CD in hand designed box, 3’34 min, Parallel Schallplatten, Cologne 2005
Le véhicule de la croisière intérieure, 101 aphorisms about the lounge chair (french), edition of 10, Marseille 2002
meine zeichen, 64 pages, anecdotes, aphorisms & various thoughts (in german), Cologne 2001
Oskar Baumgeschwindigkeit, CD, 24min, Cologne 1998

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