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      Biography of ATAK (Georg Barber)

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        • born in Frankfurt/Oder in 1967
        • 1984–86, trained as a graphic artist
        • 1989, founding member of the Renate comic group and magazine
        • 1990–95, studied at the HdK Berlin, Visual Communication
        • now living and working as an artist and comic illustrator in Berlin and Stockholm
        • 1997 recipient of a financial award from the Cultural Fund Trust
        • 2002 Guest Lecturer of Illustration at the University of the Arts, Berlin
        • 2002-04 Lecturer of Drawing and Illustration at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
        • 2003 Guest Professor, Pentiment, 16th International Summer Academy of Art and Design, Hamburg
        • 2004 member of the AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale)

         

        Awards and prizes:

        • 1993, L/M Comic-Förderpreis, Hamburg
        • 2000, Berliner Zeitung critics’ prize