In my book Denk ich an Deutschland (Thinking of Germany), I explore the question of what it means to me to be born in Germany. Thinking about being German always leads to ambivalences that are difficult to resolve: Forgetting vs. remembering, knowing vs. not knowing, perpetrator vs. victim perspective, shame vs. blamelessness, culture vs. cultural rupture (Kulturbruch), intellectual reappraisal vs. emotional repression. I try to make this field of tension tangible without being content with securing traces or remaining in the images of the established culture of remembrance. Through the condensation and specialisation of motifs from the public space that surrounds us, which at first seem ordinary, a pictoriality emerges that makes it possible to approach conscious and unconscious emanations of German history and to question them in terms of one's own thoughts, feelings and actions.
An artist's book with 120 images, an index and an essay is currently in preparation.