1969born in Usun-Agatsch, Kazakhstan
1973Resettlement to Karl-Marx-Stadt
1994 - 1999Diploma in Fine Art, Prof. Arno Rink, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig
1998Sokratis - scholarship, UWA Bristol, England
2000 - 2002Scholarship Heinrich – Böll – Stiftung
2000 - 2003Master student, Prof. Astrid Klein, HGB Leipzig
2003 - 2006lives in London and Leipzig
since 2006lives in Berlin