Photo: Peyman Azhari
... is a water fetishist. As a paddler and canoe guide, he knows the Wupper by heart.
As a passionate improviser and self-taught craftsman, he is constantly looking for new projects and challenges. Canoe building combines many different disciplines and represents for him a combination of water sports and craftsmanship.
In addition, he gives courses at the JuniorUni Wuppertal and conducts analog photography workshops for children and adults.
... may be the first person who first went canoeing in a selfmade canoe.
As a canoe guide he knows every stone on the Wupper by its first name, but he has also explored cities like Amsterdam, Utrecht and Venice by kayak.
Since he can't keep his hands off handicrafts and would love to try something new every day, you won't only find canoes in his portfolio. This interest also moved him to study industrial design.