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.
Although the ripped jean was a subcultural phenomenon, the trend became very popular in the 90s and was accepted by a variety of cultural influences, from Kurt Cobain to hip-hop, solidifying its place as a mainstream fashion element.
7 years of preparation and 2 special projects. The #ObenOhneProjekt is about expressiveness. In the hard times of cancer treatment and in the recovery phase.
The #4000KaratProjekt shows real, genuine beauty, away from the big glossy magazines.
Black and white photography in 12 contributions in different stretches, with 9 male and female protagonists in fine art print.
Photography in 9 contributions in different stretches with 10 protagonists in predominantly black and white fine art print.
“What Happens Next” stands, more than any other of my photo books, for the theme of storytelling and head cinema. The book includes eight image spreads plus a section of single images.
Through my eyes … is a review of my work with people around the world. Its mostly black and white with some of my color client work. Preface by my dear friend, Musician and Photographer, Till Brönner.
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.
His book of fashion portraiture, First Face, is a beautiful record of neophyte preternatural models striding through the margins of a 90s dystopian city backdrop like Pippi Longstocking on crack – making you nostalgic for a world that never really existed.