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Exhibitions/Events I have been kissed as a free artist by seven muses,
which is the fact why it is hard for me to define a main focus in my work.
I enjoy the luxury of being able to spend my whole life to the creative forces.
For me it is not clear why I have deserved this privilege.

Vita – min - B

A decisive influence on my development of becoming an artist, had especially my
narrow connection to the German art metropolises Kassel, the town of my birth,
Cologne and Dusseldorf, as well as the musical adjustment in my family.
My financial independence allows me free orientation,
free work and traveling , presents, whose value is inestimable.

1963 born in the art metropolis Kassel – town of the Dokumenta

1966 change of location to the North Eifel, Euskirchen / Cologne

1970 school enrolment

1978 intensive contacts to the artist Gustav Breuer

1980 action art on the national holiday, 14th July, Carqueiranne / Côte of d' azure

within German French friendship

1981 exhibition in the city hall Euskirchen

1981 exhibition at Marien's school Euskirchen

1981- 3 days of performance in Sacré Coeur

1981 action art Amsterdam

1982 Nice - interruption of the performance „ art and life in the Côte d'Azur “ after a

Pileup at the place of the event.

1980, 1980-1983 acting

1983 winner of the open commpitive bidding “ art and environmental destruction “ Eifel

1983 change / beginning of the years of travel

1983 life and creation in the Provence

1984 orientation and Odyssey

1984 exhibion in the health resort house Bath Münstereifel:

1984 art und cultural trip for 4 weeks through France

with Beuyss' student Rüdiger Axel Westphal – it ends in a quarrel-

1984 exhibition in the conveyor circle of contemporary culture / Euskirchen

1984 art journeys to Rome, Florence and Pisa

1984 intensive contacts to the music scene of Cologne and the region Eifel

1984, 1984-1985 lives in the South of France

1985 turning from the contemporary modern age to the old craft.

1986 survives unscathed the flash impact within spitting distance

1986 beginning of a long-standing creation period

1986 Paris / Louvre – studies the "astronomer" by Vermeer van Delft

1987 Paris / Louvre – studies the "geographer"by Vermeer van Delft

1987 contact with Fluxus – present of an art object with a value of 100000.-DM

Destruction within the scope of a performance

1987-1992 cocreation of the Design-und art hotel "Eifelhotel" in Euskirchen

1987 exhibition in Euskirchen "chaos"

1987 exhibition in the art bar "Dada", Euskirchen

1988 move to the majority space studio Schleiden

1988 exhibition in the stage bar "Anonymous" in Bonn

1989 exhibition in Schleiden – old needlework / Swiftly

In 1990 invitation to Art Cologne

1991 publication of the painting "catatonic defecation" as a front cover for the Cologne cult tape

Kookaburras / Martin Pütz / Achim Bettermann - Big Noise Records

1991 birth of his daughter

1991 creative event for the inauguration of the art palace in North Germany

the wall painting “ the holy cow “ originates in critical discussion with

methods of the mass keeping of pets

in collaboration with the artists Jean-Claude Cornelis and Ciamac Bazazzi – It comes to the eclat

1992 studies of the philosophy and quantum physics. Aldous Huxley takes with his work „ The

Gates of the perception “ now the determining influence on the following development of the


1992 exhibition in a money- financial institution in Nortorf

1992 painting exposition in a money- financiall institution in Heide

1993 exposition in Itzehoe / Schleswig - Holstein

1993 exhibition in the cultural centre of the town Rhede, the birthplace of his wife

1993 Africa trip

1994 birth of his son

1995 art cooperation with Beuyss' student Rainer Maria Latzke and his brother A.M.C.Latzke

1996 excursion to the Near East

1996 break in the Cote d'Azur

1997 break in the Cote d'Azur

1998 visit of the Belgian cultural metropolises Brugge and Ghent.

1999 fire sculpture - the dynamic duet excites the minds.

2000 pacification of the cliffs of a Celtic cult site Eifel / Keldenich

2001 - 12 months of lasting work on the project “ art and sculpture in the living scenery “

2002 guest's stay on Malta. Pilgrim's trip to the cultural centres.

2003 art opening in the old mill - Hanerau Hademarschen

since 2004 yearly - 14th July to the French national holiday "Open House" with

international guests

2005 Africa trip

2006 - 15 months of lasting work on a three-dimensional surrealistic mosaic

2007 equipment of the private recording studio

2007 opening from the Online gallery

2008 break in Dresden

2008 admission in the project “ garden routes between the seas “

Artist's garden Roland Rafael Repczuk - Publicity - the scope of the "Landesgartenschau"
Email Address art[AT]
Nationality Antigua and Barbuda
Date of birth
Why make art? My eye
The facial sense gives me the perception of a visible world
allows me examination and knowledge and is at the same time
the entrance to psyche - soul -

My soul is an artist and her tools are
my eyes - my imagination - my hands - and the resonance with the universe.
What has formed me to the creator of illusions?

Why and how could I develop to an artist?
There aren't many events kept in my mind.
Maybe I have to owe it to the providence or the coincidence,
that I saw the world differently after an ocular operation and getting the wrong glasses.
By this, i was able to discoverthe world from a new prospect.
Houses, persons, cars - everything was upside down-
Often I was admonished to look through these glasses-
my clamour was so long suppressed till my objections were silenced
and I had to learn living with this interference-

The world as those is reversible and nothing is like it seems.

Very early I have felt mysrelf drawn to art and developed my own perspective
These aspects in combination with each other
also caused a lot of problems.
At the beginning of the second year at primary school
I started to fake the signatures of my parents,
in order to avoid (amoung the rest) the discomfort of an attemp to deception.

I have never been able to honor the jugglery of human authority.
On the contrary.
It provokes me to contradiction,
and I cannot ignore the fact that
this has developed a very unconventional way for me.
Conflicts with the authorities of this society
have shaped unambiguously my present life.
Every controversy increased my disobedience
and loud protest stirred the conflict in me.