1948 Born in Bremen, Germany.
1967-68 Attends the Academy of Fine Arts, Stuttgart, Germany. Studies painting with K.R.H. Sonderborg.
1969-72 Studies music (flute, piano, composition) at the Academy of Music in Hamburg, Germany and at the Jazz Academy of Graz, Austria.
1972-74 Studies music at the Conservatory of Zurich and art at the Freie Kunstschule of Zurich, Switzerland.
1974-76 Moves to Milan, Italy.
Studies composition with Franco Donatoni and electronic music at the Conservatory of Milan. Graduates with Diploma.
1974 - 80 Solo Performances and concerts in Europe and the United States.
Collaboration with the Italian artist Fabrizio Plessi (video concerts - video installations).
1980- 81 Studies electronics at the Technical Institute of Milan.
1980 First sound installations and sound sculptures.
1982 Participates in the Venice Biennale.
1986 Starts to work with ultraviolet light.
1987 Moves to Berlin.
Participates in documenta 8, Kassel, Germany.
1988 Award of the German Industrial Association (BDI).
Residency grant at the Barkenhoff, Worpswede, Germany.
1989 Guest lecturer at the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, Netherlands
1990 Project grant from the Kunstfonds e.V, Bonn.
1990-91 Lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany.
Working grant from the Senator for Cultural Affairs, Berlin.
First installations with solar energy.
1991-94 Guest professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin
1992 International residency project, Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand
1994 Studio grant from the Senator for Cultural Affairs, Berlin.
Guest professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris
DAAD working scholarship, Paris.
since Professor of Experimental Art at the Academy of Fine Arts,
1994 Saarbrücken, Germany.
Lives and works in Berlin and Saarbrücken