At present Rika works+lives in North Germany
The german artist was born and brought up near Hannover. In her teens she lived a number of
years in Algeria. Rika`s self-image as an artist relates to the expanded concept of art by Joseph Beuys:
"The central idea of a social sculptor is an artist who creates structures in society using language, thoughts, actions, and objects"
she complets the UAS as a degreed ingeneer for interior design. She stays in Hildesheim, starts a family and works in an architectural office.
2001 - 2009
As a member of the art collectiv at the Kulturfabrik Hildesheim, she has a number of exhibitions and participates with solo projects, in the events Lyrik Park and Rosen & Rüben. During this time she starts drawing Graffiti.
2009 - 2014
Aka Blanche Noir she lives and works as an insider of the artistic squats "le jardin d`Alice"
and "B.L.O.C." in Paris. There she draws the well recognized graffiti of the elefant headed god Ganesh.