The Heart is the Capital of the Mind – The Mind is a single State – The Heart and the Mind together make A single Continent –
One – is the Population – Numerous enough – This ecstatic Nation Seek – it is Yourself.

Emily Dickinson

Christian Macketanz was born in 1963 in Eutin/Schleswig Holstein. From 1983 till 1989 he studied in the class of Maria Lassnig at the Universtiy of Applied Arts Vienna. From 1995 on he lived and worked for several years first in Rome and later in Berlin. In 2010 he moved to Dresden, where he is working today.