Patrick was born 1972 in Aachen/Germany and grew up in Germany, Ghana and Belgium. He initially studied filmmaking in Berlin and worked with artists like Wim Wenders, Rosa von Praunheim and Shirin Neshat. He then moved to Switzerland, working as Head of Marketing and Chief Operating Officer in the sports and fashion industry, while continuously realizing professional shootings published in print magazines, advertisements and catalogues. Patrick started exhibiting his works when he was 18 years old and received awards for his photography and work as a filmmaker. Today he lives in Switzerland with his wife and three kids.