Stefan Zeyen was born in Essen in 1968. He aborted his studies of philosophy to study painting in Antwerp and Brussels and at the Rijksacademy Amsterdam. Since 1995 he lives in Berlin and did a fellowship at the KHM in Cologne in 1996. He also received a honorary mention at the Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, in 1997. Zeyen was nominated for the Medienkunstpreis at the ZKM Karlsruhe in 2001. His work has been shown in the Museum Ludwig, the ZKM Karlsruhe, the museums ARC and Louvre, on the Berlinale, the Cornerhouse in Manchester and at the FIAC.
Image: Stefan Zeyen, Portrait by Sandra Lossau