The BASTARD-Project is a teamwork venture involving illustrator Andre Rösler, photographer Christian Ernst and graphic designers Ulrich Weiß and Lars Harmsen.
Freelance photographer, born in 1965, spent many years assisting diverse photographers (including Conny Winter), then set up independently in 1996. Since then his clients have included SAP, Accenture, the parliament of North-Rhine Westphalia, Stuttgart State Ballet, DaimlerCrysler, Prof. M. Lüpertz. Lives and works in Karlsruhe, Munich, Berlin and Hamburg.
Founder and managing director of the design studio Magma, Büro für Gestaltung. Has lived since the age of twelve in Karlsruhe, prior to that he lived in Geneva and Chicago.
Training and higher education in Offenburg, Freiburg, Basle, Saarbrücken and Boston.
Graduated in design, worked as research assistant at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Pforzheim. Since 1997 has worked as a freelance illustrator for publishing houses and agencies. Since 1999 he has also been in charge of cartoon animation and direction for a children’s magazine programme for Bayerischer Rundfunk. Awarded the ADC Silver Prize in 2005.
After studying design at the Fachhochschule für Gestaltung in Pforzheim, he was appointed art director with J·G & Partner in Baden-Baden. His clients there included the Deutsche Welle broadcasting station, Baden-Baden municipal theatre and the Südwestfunk broadcasting station. Today he is managing director of the design studio Magma, Büro für Gestaltung.