since 2020  Freelance Design and University Lecturer: Institute for Multimedia and Interactive Systems (IMIS) at the University of Luebeck

2001-2020  University Lecturer, Researcher, and Project Leader: Institute for Multimedia and Interactive Systems (IMIS) at the University of Luebeck

1999-2000  Research Associate: Ruhr-University Bochum

1996-1998  Visiting Professor: University of Wismar – University of Technology, Business, and Design / Design Department

1995-1996  Freelance Designer

1994 Dissertation at Universität Hamburg

1993-1994  Visiting Professor: Boston University / Arts Department. Researching and writing my Ph.D. thesis suported by Harvard University.

1991-1992  Research Associate: Network for Education and Culture, Schleswig-Holstein

1990-1991  Freelance Designer

1985-1992  Visiting Professor: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences / Design Department

1982-1987  Researcher, Exhibition Design: Museum for Art and Cultural History: Realization of the museum for industrial and working culture “Geschichtswerkstatt Herrenwyk”, Hanseatic City of Lübeck

1979/80 One-year scholarship, BGSU, Ohio, USA: Research on current trends in aesthetics and art theory and art events in the USA, also through many study trips to many metropolises in the USA. 

1976-1982  Interdisciplinary studies: with a focus on philosophy (Prof. Dr. Heinz Paetzold) and pedagogy (Prof. Dr. Micha Brumlik), art history (Prof. Dr. Horst Bredekamp), composition (Prof. György Ligeti), sinology (Prof. Dr. Mau-Tsai Liu), as well as sociology and psychology. 

1972-1976 Study of free art/sculpture (Prof. Erwin Schutzbach) and 3D-Design at the Werkkunstschule and Hochschule für Design, Wiesbaden