TILO&TONI are two brothers in mind. We found each other by sharing our interest in art and our everyday lifestyles.

Education, Teaching

2015 – 2017 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2010 – 2016 studies of Art at University Siegen, DE
1998 – 2001 apprenticeship in stonemasonry, DE

2019 – 2020 lectureship painting, University Siegen, DE
2018 – 2019 lectureship photography, University Giessen, DE

Awards, Grants


nominated for Steenbergen Stipendium, NL
Die Grosse, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, DE
plat(t)form 17, Fotomuseum Winterthur, CH


European Photography Prize, EU
DAAD scholarship
Erasmus scholarship


Winner of fotopub Prize


Art Award University Siegen


NRW scholarship, DE


Art Award University Siegen
NRW scholarship, DE



Im Walde rauscht der Wasserfall, Metronom Gallery, Modena, IT
Summer Collection, Photo London, GB
Gasthof Worringer Platz, Düsseldorf, DE


NAK Benefit Auction, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, DE
Im Walde rauscht der Wasserfall, Unseen 2018, Amsterdam, NL
Lust, selbst hinzufahren, Interfood Vitrine Aachen, DE
Tilo und Toni grüßen aus Lützellinden und Oberkirch, Stüdio Lütz, Leipzig, DE


NAK Benefit Auction, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, DE
CHRIS & USCHI, Brauhaus Siegen, DE
Die Grosse, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, DE
, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
, , represented by Metronom, Amsterdam, NL
, , & , Amsterdam, NL (solo)
Kombi, , Rotterdam, NL


cropped&reloaded, Magazin, Siegen, DE (solo)
issue, Metronom, Modena, IT (solo)
, , DE
untitled (camping site), fotopub 2016, Novo Mesto, SI (solo)
At work, Studio 47, Amsterdam, NL
, Afresh, , Punt Wg, Amsterdam, NL
, art in public project, Siegen, DE
Schepp&Kacke, Fondazione Fotografia, Modena, IT
Antik, HGB Galerie, Leipzig, DE
U Can’t Touch This, book launch, MoMA PS1, New York, US
, 5x3, , DE


I'd talk nicely to them and try and get them to come closer, Kunstverein Siegen, DE
, Stift Keppel, , DE (solo)
, , Siegen, DE (solo)
Mind&Matter, Galerie Haus Seel, Siegen, DE
, , Novo Mesto, SI
Summer Collection. Secondhand., UNSEEN 2015, Amsterdam, NL
FTPB, Kid Kibla, Maribor, SI
Guerilla Show, Tannery, Athens, GR


Schnitzer, Kunstverein Malkasten Düsseldorf, DE (solo)
linkage, Gallery Terem, Pécs, HU (solo)
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Wrong Turn, Saar Galerie, Saarbrücken, DE
Das volle Feld, Galerie Haus Seel, DE


, , DE (solo)
Flache Tiefen, Kunstverein Siegen, DE
. , Galerie Netphen, DE (solo)


, published by Universi, 2017, DE (Design: Pauline Baumberger)
Unseen Magazine 2017, Publisher Unseen, 2017, NL
– Magazine for culture and literature, published by KaMeRu, 2016, CH
U Can’t Touch This, published by Skinnerboox, 2016, IT
5x3 Kunstraum Düsseldorf, 2016, DE
Near East Istanbul, Gabberisation of images, 2016, TR
together with Michel Sauer and Martin Dicke, self-published, 2015, DE
Intervention 1–5, published by Edition Imorde, 2011–2014, DE