The portraits show the artists in their individuality, without any staging on my part; I photographed the artists as they wanted to portray themselves. What the artists reveal about themselves was up to them. The portraits are not about my idea of art , but rather to show the diversity of artistic expression and life.
Hand-stitched zine features photographs of roadside shrines, street altars and spontaneous symbols of remembrance taken in Mexico. A celebration of pop spirituality, everyday faith and the vibrancy of Mexican folk culture.
The #COVID19 project visually captured the model’s mood during the pandemic. the sense of isolation and nudity of the human facing an invisible enemy.
Country, home, body. Everybody experimented the limit. The limits between the inside and the outside. Us and the other.
These three dimensions are the thread for 50 years of my photography.
The Broken Body series is about the discrepancy between what is usually seen as such a strong, but in reality vulnerable and soft shell of the human being in contrast to the actual hardness and strength of splints or casts – and in the resulting handling of the human being, who in the end recollects his own strength. This book is the culmination of a journey of over ten years.
Snatches of songs from Beirut and the best chickpea breakfast in town. The smell of apple tobacco, fresh pita bread and incense. Salam aleikum in the deli. 1500 meters of Arab street in Neukölln, wanderlust! That’s what Sonnenallee means to me.
A visual roadtrip through the author’s life, which lasts for three decades meeting places, people and states of mind.
In the middle of Germany, 43 places have been identified that have a special cultural, spiritual and historical significance, called “Sauerland-Seelenorte” (soul sites). They are quiet places that touch people and invite to pause in these hectic times.