Biography

I am a photographer living and working in Berlin.
I use photography to get in touch with topics, which I am interested in.
I use different aesthetics for different topics.

Part of Apparat

My work appeared in publications such as 6mois (F), capital, chrismon, Das Magazin (CH), Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Financial Times (UK), FT Magazine (UK), Information (DK), Manager Magazin, Monocle (UK), Society (F), Spiegel Wissen, stern, Süddeutsche Zeitung, SZ Magazin, taz, Washington Post (US), Zeit Magazin, Zeit Online

Foto: Angelina Vernetti

Exhibitions

2019
"How is life?", Grand Prix, Białystok Interphoto Festival, Poland
"New Right", <NEO> Right, Galeria BWA Zielona Góra, Poland
"The Wolf Is Present", Die Anderen sind wir, BLmK, Cottbus
"New Right", Kunstraum Potsdam
"New Right", Alarum, Tiergarten, Berlin
"How is life?",  How to Deal with History?, KOLGA Tbilisi Photo, Georgia
2018
“New Right?”, Promenades Photographiques, Vendome, France
“New Right”, Lumix Fotofestival für jungen Fotojournalismus, Hannover
“How is life?“ Kaunas Photo, Lithuania
“New Right”, Hellerau Photography Award, Dresden
“New Right”, Rückblende, Landesvertretung Rheinland-Pfalz, Berlin
2017
“How is life?” Vilnius photo circle, Lithuania
“How is life?”, RAW Fotofestival, Worpswede
“How is life?” Visa Pour l‘Image, “Visa Off”, Perpignan, France
“How is life?”, Fototage Wiesbaden
“How is life?”, Promenades Photographiques, Vendome, France
“How is life?”, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016
“How is life?”, Abschlussausstellung 2016 II, Hannover
2015
“Higher, faster, further”, Visa Pour l‘Image, “Visa Off”, Perpignan, France
“Higher, faster, further”, The PhotoBook Exhibition, Athens Photo Festival
“False Home”, Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Tbilisi, Georgia
“North Korean defectors”, Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Tbilisi, Georgia
“Higher, faster, further”, espacio inestable, Valencia, Spain
2014
“Dietrich Wagner”, “CHANGING REALITIES”, Berlin
“North Korean defectors”, “Conflict Zone – Migration”, Köln (Photokina)
“North Korean defectors”, Fotovisura Spotlight, Brisbane, Australia
“Migration”, Rückblende, Landesvertretung Rheinland-Pfalz Berlin
2013
“False Home”, go photo, Schwanenhöfe Düsseldorf
“False Home”, Visa Pour l‘Image, “Visa Off”, Perpignan, France
2012
“False Home”, Lumix Fotofestival für jungen Fotojournalismus, Hannover
“Higher, faster, further”, Kulturreich Galerie, Hamburg
“Cheers mate!”, Boulevard of Competitions, Photokina, Cologne
2011
“Cheers mate!”, Marta Hoepffner-Preis, Hofheim am Taunus
2009
“Berlinale”, Close Up! Werde Fotojournalist auf der Berlinale, C/O Berlin
“Green”, Grün ist es im Licht, Kubus Galerie, Hannover
2008
“Winter Nights”, Deutscher Jugendfotopreis, Photokina, Köln
“Winter Nights”, Große Kunstschau Worpswede
“Winter Nights”, five4select Tour Berlin, Leipzig ,Hamburg, Essen, Köln

Awards / Grants

2019
Otto-Steinert-Preis, honorable mention
acatech photography grant
Münzenberg Forum, art prize
Kunstpreis Lotto Brandenburg, promotion prize
2018
VG-Bildkunst publication-grant
Rückblende – prize for political photography, best series
Henri Nannen Preis (Shortlist)
Joop Swart Masterclass (Nomination)
2017
Prix Mark Grosset
n-ost Reportage prize
2016
College Photographer of the Year, Documentary (Gold), Interpretive Eye (Gold)
VG-Bildkunst research-grant
2015
Reporters in the field, research-grant, Robert Bosch Foundation
2013
South Tyrol Media award
Reporters in the field, research-grant, Robert Bosch Foundation
2011
Canon Profifoto promotion award
2008
Promotion award “Deutscher Jugendfotopreis”
Promotion award “Kunstpreises des Landkreises Osterholz”

Artist Talks

2018
Lumix Fotofestival für jungen Fotojournalismus, Hannover
ZEPHYR - Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim
2017
Beyond the ring, Berlin
Vilnius Photo Circle, Litauen
“Auf der Couch”, F3 - freiraum für fotografie, Berlin
RAW Photofestival, Worpswede
Fototage Wiesbaden
Copenhagen Photofestival, Dänemark
2013
go photo, Schwanenhöfe Düsseldorf
2012
Lumix Fotofestival für jungen Fotojournalismus, Hannover

Using Format