Full CV

represented by laif, agency for photos and reports.

Multimedia Workshop with Uwe H. Martin and Oliver Eberhardt

one week training course „Protection and behaviour in crisis centres“ for journalists

Awards and nominations

Stiftung Kunstfonds, Neustart Kultur, Scholarship

Deutscher Künstlerbund, Neustart Kultur, Scholarship

Dorit & Alexander Otto Foundation, Scholarship
VG Bild-Kunst
, Scholarship
Bird in Flight Prize
, Readers´Choice Award nomination
Stiftung Kunstfonds
, Neustart Kultur, Scholarship
Px3 – Prix de la Photographie Paris
, bronze category press

VG Bild-Kunst
, Scholarship
, Blow Up Prize
Portraits – Hellerau Photography Award
, Finalist

Vilnius Photo Festival
, 1st prize category Circle of Life
Direct Look Photo Contest,
1st place category The Conflict
Lucie Foundation Scholarship
, shortlist
Alfred Fried Photography Award
, shortlist
Lugano Photo Days
, finalist
Women Photograph Grant
, finalist
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival
, shortlist
, finalist

Schömberger Photo Award
SIPA Contest, honorable mention
Felix Schoeller Photo Award, nomination category portrait
Sony World Photography Awards, first place category daily life
POYi – Pictures of the Year International, 3rd place category portrait
Hellerau Photography Award, finalist
Canon New Talent Award
Körper 2.0, Wilhelm-Fabry-Museum, Hilden, Germany, 2nd prize
IPOTY – International Photographer of the Year, winner category editorial

Magnum Photography Awards, winner category photojournalism
IPA – International Photography Awards, first place editorial photo essay
tifa – Tokyo International Foto Awards, first place editorial photo essay
Photography Grant, story nominee
Daylight Photo Awards, Juror’s pick
Lugano Photo Days, open call winner
Direct Look photo contest, 2nd place
Px3 – Prix de la Photographie Paris, silver category portrait
CIWEM Changing Climate Award
mifa – Moscow International Foto Awards, 2nd place category photo essay, 3rd place category environmental
ND Awards, first place editorial photo essay
LensCulture Portrait Awards, finalist
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, shortlist
Sony World Photography Awards, 2nd prize category daily life
HIPA, 2nd prize category general

Schömberger Foto Award, audience award
World Press Photo, 3rd prize singles, category nature
VG Bild-Kunst, Scholarship
LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards, finalist
Lucie Foundation Scholarship, shortlist
L’Oeil de la Photographie Award, Paris
Felix Schoeller Photo Award, category nature
mifa – Moscow International Foto Awards, honorable mention
IPA – International Photography Awards, honorable mention
Px3, gold category nature, bronze category feature story
Hansel Mieth Prize, honorable mention
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, shortlist

Critical Mass, Photolucida, Top 50 Selected Artist
mifa – Moscow International Foto Awards, first place category sport, first place category environmental
IPA – International Photography Awards, 3rd place category professional travel
Alfred Fried Photography Award, shortlist
LensCulture Top 50 Emerging Talents
Forward Thinking Museum, runners-up 2nd quarter
Px3 – Prix de la Photographie Paris, honorable mention category feature story
Henri Nannen Award, shortlist, category photo story
Reemtsma Liberty Award, 3rd prize

PWP – International Professional Women Photographers, 3rd prize category daily life
Henri Nannen Award, category photo story
IPA – International Photography Awards, honorable mentions category professional editorial
Px3, bronze category feature story and portrait
Opus Kulturmagazin, honorable mention
Robert Bosch Foundation, scholarship for research project
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, shortlist

Médecins Sans Frontières – Doctors Without Borders Photography Competition, Finalist
IPA – International Photography Awards, 2nd place category professional editorial sports, 3x honorable mentions
Px3 – Prix de la Photographie Paris, 3x silver
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, 2x shortlist
KL International Photo Awards, shortlist category portrait

VG Bild-Kunst, Scholarship
St. Leopold Award, Nomination

Media Award Kindernothilfe

VG Bild-Kunst, Scholarship

World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass Nomination

Kodak Young Talent Award


„40 years of laif – 40 postitions in documentary photography“, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne, Germany: „The Longings of the Others“

„Schein oder Sein“, Kulturhaus Mestlin, Germany: „Fighting for a Pittance“

Biennale of Female Photography, Mantua, Italy: „Fighting for a Pittance“
16th Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia:: „26 Days“

Arcoop Wall Project, Geneva, Switzerland: „Jenny´s Soul“
Portraits – Hellerau Photography Award, Festspielhaus, Dresden, Germany: „26 Days“

Vilnius Photo Festival, Lithuania: „26 Days“
Direct Look, Sakharov Center in Moscow, Russia: „26 Days“
Lugano Photo Days, Switzerland: „26 Days“
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, Georgia: „26 Days“

Schömberger Foto Award, Germany: „The Longings of the Others“
Portraits – Hellerau Photography Award, Festspielhaus, Dresden, Germany: „The Longings of the Others“
Gallery Berlin-Baku, Germany: „Poisonous Business, India`s Leather Industry“

12th Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia: „The Longings of the Others“
Indian Photography Festival, Hyderabad: „The Longings of the Others“
Direct Look, Sakharov Center in Moscow, Russia: „The Longings of the Others“
Lugano Photodays, Lugano, Switzerland: „The Longings of the Others“
Cortona On The Move Festival, Cortona, Italy: „The Longings of the Others“
Photaumnales Photography Festival in Beauvais, France: „Jenny´s Soul“
Royal Geographical Society London, UK, Environmental Photographer of the Year Award
Wilhelm-Fabry-Museum, Hilden, Germany: „Jenny’s Soul“
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, Georgia: „The Longings of the Others“
Atelier + Kantine, Dömitz, Germany: „Escape and Departure in Europe“
FREELENS group exhibition, Hamburg, Germany: „Please wait“

Les Nuits Photographiques, Le Pavillon Carré de Baudouin, Paris: „Jenny`s Soul“
Schömberger Foto Award, Germany: „Indonesia’s last Orangutans“
Obscura Festival, Penang, Malaysia: „Jenny’s Soul“
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, Georgia: „Indonesia`s last Orangutans“ and „Jenny`s Soul“
World Press 15, Compagnietheater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: “ Indonesia`s last Orangutans“
7th Yangon Photo Festival, Yangon, Myanmar: „Jenny`s Soul“

10th Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia: „Orphanage Business in India“
Exhibition Center Dongguan, China: „One Day in Germany“
MIFA Main Category Winner Exhibition, FotoLoft Gallery, Moscow, Russia: „Fighting for a Pittance“
LensCulture Emerging Talents, Valid Foto Gallery, Barcelona, Spain: „Fighting for a Pittance“
SCHAU Photography Festival Dortmund, Germany: „Fighting for a Pittance“

Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, Georgia: „Import – Export“
Opus Culture Magazine, Saarbrücken, Germany: „Welcome to the Slum“
FORMAT 13, International Photography Festival, University of Derby, UK: „Poisonous Business“
Hoepfner Foundation, Karlsruhe, Germany: „Welcome to the Slum“

8th Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia: „Fighting for a Pittance“
„Foto-Reflexionen 04“, Schleswig-Holstein, City Museum Schleswig, Germany: „Welcome to the Slum“
Kolga Tbilisi Photofestival, Georgia: „Fighting for a Pittance“ and „Philippine Minors in Jail“
KL International Photo Awards, Warehouse Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: „Fighting for a Pittance“

St. Leopold Award Klosterneuburg, Austria: „Philippine Minors in Jail“
Goethe-Institut, Kabul, Afghanistan: „One Day in Germany“

Freelens-Gallery, Hamburg, Germany: „One Day in Germany“
V8 Gallery, Cologne, Germany: „What remains – 20 Years after Reunification“

Kulturladen St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany: „Youth in Westafrica“

HAW Hamburg, Germany: „The other Face“

Schömberger Foto Award, Germany: „Visitation“
Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart, Germany, Awarded Photography: „Miserable as a Dog“

Schömberger Foto Award, Germany: „The other Face“
Visual Gallery at the Photokina, Köln, Germany: „Miserable as a Dog“

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