Lioba was born 1983 in Duisburg, Germany. After finishing school in 2003, she traveled to South East Asia before starting her studies at the Fine Arts Academy
in Münster 2004.

2006 she started a parallel second career at the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund for Photodesign, with the focus on Photojournalism.

From 2007-2009 she worked as the Head of the Picture Desk of the Magazine „Journal 360°“. Her professor Henk Visch entiteled her 2009 with the honouring degree of the „Meisterschülerin-Masterstudent“.

In 2010, she went to live in Lisbon, Portugal for two years, where she still loves to be as often as possible. From 2012 on, she´s living in Berlin, sharing a studio with some other photographers and artists. Lioba works as a freelancer for magazines, NGO´s as well as in the field of journalistic Radio Features.

Languages spoken : German, English, french, portuguese and spanish: fluently

Exhibitions / Projects

COUVE E CORAGEM at "gute aussichten- young german photography 2013/2014"
- Group Exhibitions at: Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg
Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
Goethe Institue Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Mexico City, Milano,
Nicosia ( Cyprus)


Winner of the Alfred Fried Award for one of the World´s best Photographs for peace
Winner of "gute aussichten"- young german photography 2013/2014
Winner of the Media-Arts-Price of the Protestant Church Association Halle-Saalkreis
SCHAURAUM - Group Show of all Graduates, FH Dortmund
Von Freiheit und Grenzen, fotouristin II - Young female Photographers, Stadthausgalerie Münster

PRE-REFORMA, Group Show at the Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa, Portugal

Wechselspiele, Group Exhibition during the 5 th Phototriennale Hamburg, Künstlerhaus Hamburg

KONTAKT einsnull, Galerie Steinrötter FB69, Münster
Fotofolio, Exhibition of Photographic Positions (with catalogue), Stadthausgalerie Münster
Pois, Group Exhibition, Pois Café, Lisboa, Portugal

Reset1.0, Media Arts Festival, Alter Güterbahnhof, Münster
Dedication Selma/Värmland Wood Festival (with catalogue), Almalöv Museum Sunne, Sweden
Exchange Situation, Group Exhibition at Art Link Gallery (with catalogues), Seoul, Korea
Exhibition Klasse Visch, Museum Kunstverein (with catalogues), Gelsenkirchen
Auszug-Einzug, Group Exhibtion at Andy Bayers flat, Karlsruhe

arte a full, Group Exhibition, Westwerk, Leipzig

fotouristin - 7 Positions Of Young Female Photographers, Alter Güterbahnhof, Münster
Birma, Solo Exhibition, Institut for Political Sciences, Münster
Kunststation, Group Exhibition, Train Station Ottersberg (near Bremen)
liebe, freiheit, alles. (love, freedom, everything.), Exhibition Klasse Buetti (with catalogue),
Kunsthaus Essen
Feldstärke, Platform Of Interdisciplinary Arts, Mine Zollverein, Essen

Kurzschluss, Site specific working of germanwide Arts Students and Exhibition (with catalogue), Stuttgart
Bestandsaufnahme, Düsseldorf ist artig, Department for Culture, Düsseldorf