Born 1964 in Austria, photo-based artist, lives and works in Paris. Studied literature and contemporary history at the University of Innsbruck and photography at the École nationale supérieure de la photographie in Arles. Teaches practical and theoretical methodology at the Department of Photography at the University Paris 8 (UFR Arts, philosophie, esthétique). His work deals with history, memory, language in the field of visual arts. He published numerous catalogs and books.