Reinhardt Grimm was born in 1958 in East Berlin. From 1982 to 1988 he studied at the Weissensee University of the Arts in East Berlin. From 1991 onwards he worked on kinetic sculpture and spatial objects and in 1991participated in the Erik Satie project at the Volksbühne Berlin theatre, among other projects. In the same year he received a working scholarship from the Stiftung Kulturfonds, followed in 1997 by a scholarship from the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg. Grimm lives and works in Berlin.