I am a documentary photographer based in Berlin, Germany, working mostly on self-assigned, independent long-term projects.

In early 2015 I graduated from Humboldt University of Berlin, where I studied Southeast Asia studies and Philosophy, turning towards photography after that.

My work has been published in ZEKE Magazine, The Diplomat, Asia Times, The News Lens and Dodho Magazine among others, has been exhibited in group exhibitions in the USA, Australia, Greece, India, Ireland and the UK and is held in private collections.

Since fall of 2016 I am focussing on a personal long-term project about the ethnic minority societies in the highlands of the Southeast Asian Massif region, extending across parts of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, China, and India entitled „Mountainland“.

I am available for assignments worldwide and fluent in German, English and Vietnamese and get along in French and Thai.

My editorial work is represented worldwide by Reduxpictures (NYC, USA).

 

Publications – Magazines / Newspapers / Books

ZEKE Magazine / The Diplomat / Asia Times / The News Lens / Bokeh Bokeh / Exit / Private Magazine / Silvershotz / Dodho Magazine / P3 /Positive Magazine / Photogrvphy / Blur Magazine / UnFrame / F-Stop Magazine / Float / Grain Digital / Edge of Humanity / Kontinente / CTXT / Heinrich Böll Foundation / Loosen Art

 

Awards/ Distinctions

2018 Royal Photographic Society International Photography Exhibition (161): Finalist

2018 Hamdan Bin Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA): Finalist, Black and White

2017 Black & White Spider Awards: Nomination, People

2017 Monovisions Photography Awards: Honorable Mention, Portrait-Single

2017 Moscow International Foto Awards: Honorable Mention, Editorial-General News

2017 Moscow International Foto Awards: Honorable Mention, Editorial-Photo Essay

2017 International Color Awards: Nominee, People

2017 Fix Photo Festival Award: Selection

2017 Head On Portrait Prize: Finalist

2017 Days Japan International Photojournalism Award: Finalist

2016 International Photographer of the Year: Honorable Mention, Photojournalism / Story

2016 Monochrome Awards: Honorable Mention, People

2016 Tokyo International Foto Awards: Honorable Mention, Editorial-Photo Essay

2016 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris: Honorable Mention, Portraiture/Culture

2016 International Photography Awards: Honorable Mention, Family of Man, Old Age

2016 International Photography Awards: Honorable Mention, Photo Essay and Feature Story

2016 Open Hands Initiative – Lens On Social Justice: Finalist

2015 International Photographer of the Year: Honorable Mention, Story and Portrait

2015 International Photographer of the Year: Honorable Mention, Photojournalism

2015 Moscow International Foto Awards: First Place, Portfolio-Personal

2015 Travel Photographer of the Year: Finalist

 

Exhibitions – Group

2018 Color – Group Show – Southeast Center of Photography – Greenville, South Carolina, USA (upcoming)

2018 Street – Group Show – A. Smith Gallery – Johnson City, Texas, USA (upcoming)

2018 Harvesting Rice (from the project Mountainland) at Chania International Photography Festival – Chania, Greece (upcoming)

2018 Moments of Color – Group Show – Blank Wall Gallery – Athens, Greece (upcoming)

2018 Portrait: Image and Identity – Group Show – Black Box Gallery – Portland, Oregon, USA

2018 Black & White – Group Show – Specto Art Space – Bridgewater, Virginia, USA

2018 Street Photography – Group Show – Blank Wall Gallery – Athens, Greece

2017 Series Mountainland: Ethnic Minorities of the Vietnamese Highlands at Antiparos International Photo Festival – Antiparos, Greece

2017 Head On Portrait Prize – Group Show – Indian Photography Festival – Hyderabad, India

2017 Head On Portrait Prize – Group Show – Head On Photo Festival – Sydney, Australia

2017 The Recount of ConflictGroup Show – Photo Ireland Festival – Dublin, Ireland

2016 Driving ForcesGroup Show – Pondy Art – Pondicherry, India

2016 Inequality and Diversity in Contemporary IndiaGroup Show – Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research – Pune, India

2016 Inequality and Diversity in Contemporary IndiaGroup Show – Centre for Modern Indian Studies: University of Göttingen- Göttingen, Germany

2015 Dynamics of Religion in Southeast AsiaGroup Show – Humboldt University of Berlin – Berlin, Germany

 

Projections

2017 Fix Photo Festival – London, UK

2015 Moscow International Foto Awards Exhibition – Moscow, Russia

 

Exhibitions Online

2018 Photoplace Gallery: Capturing the Light –Group Show –

2017 Photoplace Gallery: Intimate Portraits – Group Show –

2017 F-Stop Magazine: Idenity and Community – Group Show –