Kontrastprogramm. The art of scratching · Feb. 10, 2010

Exhibition from 13.2.2010 – 20.6.2010 in Basel, Switzerland.
The Cartoonmuseum highlights the more than one hundred year history of the scratchboard technique with works that oscillate between classical caricature, topical comic and free art: from the woodcuts by models such as Gustave Dore and Frans Masereel, to works by the contemporary artists Hannes Binder (CH), Raphael Boccanfuso (FR), Brian Gallagher (IE), Matti Hagelberg (FI), Line Hoven (DE), Matthias Lehmann (FR), Thomas Ott (CH) and Mark Summers (USA). Opening, Friday 12 th, 2010, 6 pm.
Welcoming speech and introduction by the curator Anette Gehrig. I will be there. You, too?

Illustrative 2009 · Oct. 19, 2009

At this years Illustrative in Berlin a few of my pictures are shown at the Villa Elisabeth from the 16th of October to the 1st of November. Open daily from 11am - 8pm.

Scratching in Iceland · Oct. 19, 2009

Last week I spent a few days in Reykjavík, Iceland. I was invited by the Goethe Institute to exhibit my work in the Borgarbókasafn Reykjavíkur (Reykjavik City Library) among other German comic artists. Here are some pictures of my two workshops (one at the library and one at the Menntaskólinn við Sund.) where I tought the students how to make scratchboard pictures. Some of them were really talented!

Orang #8 · Jun. 25, 2009

Tomorrow evening (06/26/09) we are going to celebrate the release of the new Orang #8 at the “Vorwerkstift” in Hamburg. Be sure to purchase an issue! You can order it on our publisher’s website: Reprodukt.
There is also going to be a release party in Berlin on the 24th of July. For further information visit our brand new Orang website.

Coconino Press · Jun. 25, 2009

I am very excited to announce that my book is being published by Coconino Press in Italy within the next days. It has a new cover and of course an Italian title: “L’amore guarda da un’altra parte”.