Born 1964 in Nuernberg, Germany. 1994-01: Dege studied Fine Arts at Art School in Kassel and completed his masters with Prof. Urs Luethi. 2003-08 Dege was a scientific assistant at the Art School in Kassel. Exhibitions include: "One Day" (videosculpture), KulturBahnhof Kassel; Centre d'arts plastiques, Saint - Fons, France; ArtKino @ art frankfurt (all during 2000); European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck (2001); "One moment passes, another comes on", Galerie Schickler, Nuernberg; "Monitoring" videoinstallation, documentary film- and videofestival, Kassel (2002); Jour fixe, Kunsthochschule Kassel (2003); Screenings @ The Goethe Inst. Bangkok; Thailand New Media Art Festival (2004) Awards and scholarships: Nuernberger Jetztkunst Art Price, Moevenpick Hotel Art Price Kassel (both 2001); Hessian Work Scholarship For Young Artists, Germany (2001/02)