Born in Brunswick, Germany, in 1951. Studied economics and communications at University of Hannover and University of Göttingen, 197379. Artist and publisher. Editor of European Photography magazine, Göttingen and Berlin, since 1980. 198594 consultant for "European Photography Award", Frankfurt and Bad Homburg. 1986 publication of Vilém Flusser's "Die Schrift Hat Schreiben Zukunft?" ("Scripture The Future of Writing") as an electronic book on diskette. 1996 foundation of "Edition Flusser." 19972004 visiting professor at the Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium. Reind M. De Vries Foundation European Photography Prize, 2001. Foundation of Eye-Mind, 2005. Lives in Berlin.