mayoral campaigning expertSince 2016, I have provided the complete design and concept of all media for four mayoral election campaigns. My work included marketing strategy, posters, brochures, flyers, copywriting as well as photography and videography.
experimental typographerDuring my design studies, I took several approaches to experimental typography: I created ‘Wareji’, a Japanese font that is a hybrid of German and Japanese calligraphy. Furthermore, I programmed a motion-controlled font creation tool. My font creation tool ›Digitype‹ was exhibited at the CAPTCHA Mannheim in 2014.
creator things: music and content
musician and composerSince 2010, I've been composing music in my bedroom. Over the years, I have released 10+ experimental rock records, written a film soundtrack and more recently got into making music videos.
content creatorI create YouTube videos for over 3,000 subscribers, talking about life, sustainability, zero waste, vintage fashion, progressive music and Japan.
nerdI was cast as the very first guest presenter at Kuttners Schöne NerdNacht, a nerdy Science Slam-like event hosted by German celebrity Sarah Kuttner. There, I shared my nerdy expert knowledge about Japan, just like I sometimes do on my YouTube channel.
Life lessons and passions