EDUCATION


2017 – 2019    Royal College of Art, London, MA Photography (distinction)
2016 – 2017    Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Art & Image History 
2011 – 2015    Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen, BA Art History & Book Science


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2021     Plexus, City Centre, Wunsiedel, DE (upcoming)
2020     Plexus, Galleria Civica Cavour, Photo Open Up, Padua, IT
2020     Plexus, Palazzo Rasponi 2 Contemporary Art Gallery, Ravenna, IT
2014     Rituals, Galerie Morgenrot, Berlin, DE


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2021     International Photo Festival Leiden, Leiden, NL (upcoming)
2021     Encontros Da Imagem, Emergentes, PT (upcoming)
2021    Togetherness, Portraits – Hellerau, Technische Sammlungen Dresden, DE (upcoming)
2021     FORMAT International Photography Festival, Newart.City Virtual Gallery, UK (ongoing)
2021     Resolutive Images, International Festival of Photography, City Centre, Belo Horizonte, BR (ongoing)
2021    Sony World Photography Awards, Artspace Virtual Gallery, DE (ongoing)

2020     False Memory, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby, UK
2020     Inwards, Photo Fringe Brighton, Virtual Exhibition, UK
2020     Hurry Up Please It’s Time, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London, UK
2020     Plexus, PHMuseum Photography Grant, Projection, Verzasca Foto Festival, Frasco, CH
2020     Inwards, MassisolationFORMAT, Projection, Auckland Festival of Photography, Auckland, NZ
2020     Sony World Photography Awards, Sony Imaging Gallery, Tokyo, JP
2020     With Monochrome Eyes, Borough Road Gallery, London, UK
2020     Resolutive Images, International Festival of Photography, Belo Horizonte, Online, BR
2020     Paradies, Museum der Verbandsgemeinde Eich, Gimbsheim, DE
2020     Bloomberg New Contemporaries, South London Gallery, London, UK

2019      Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK
2019      New Talents, The Photographic Exploration Project, Tête Space, Berlin, DE
2019      Statement of Being, Deptford Does Art, London, UK
2019      Homeland, Revolv Collective, Take Courage Gallery, London, UK
2019      Homeland, SeeMeOn 29,Sofia Art Week, Sofia, BG
2019      The AOP Student Awards Exhibition, Wex Photo Video, London, UK
2019      RCA Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2019      In Repeat, Photoeast Fringe, Frameworkshop & Gallery, Ipswich, UK
2019      Ginnel Foto Fest, Ipswich, UK
2019      Offprint, Tate Modern, Turbine Hall, London, UK
2019      Hot Sheet, Downstairs at The Department Store, London, UK
2019      Alarum, Ardesia Projects, Landesvertretung Baden-Württemberg, Tiergarten, Berlin, DE
2019      Fragmentation, Coningsby Gallery, London, UK
2019      Intro:spective, Revolv Collective, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London, UK
2019      New Femininity, Curated by Girls, Melkweg Expo, Amsterdam, NL
2019      Envisioning Other Worlds, Bow Arts, London, UK

2018     RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2018     European Month of Photography: Emerging Artists, BBA Gallery, Berlin, DE
2018     Rapture, Aeon Gallery, Illinois, US
2018     Family of No Man, Cosmos Books, Arles, FR
2018     Photography Project Space, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2018     One Year Revolv, Revolv Collective,  Safe House 1, London, UK
2018     Offprint, Tate Modern, Turbine Hall, London, UK
2018     MIA Photo Fair, The Collector’s Apartment, Milan, IT
2018     WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2017     Trash cans for hearts and people have no soul, Fotofestiwal, Łódź, PL
2017     Still Lives: Honouring the Dead, Gallery X, Dublin, IE
2017     La peau de l'ours, Galerie Marie Demange, Brussels, BE
2017     MIA Photo Fair, with Luisa Catucci Gallery, Milan, I
2017     Fotofever, with Luisa Catucci Gallery, Paris, FR
2017     Final Girls Film Festival, Moviemento, Berlin, DE

2016     Ophelia, Cell63 Gallery, Berlin, DE
2016     All dreams continue in the beyond, Cell63 Gallery, Berlin, DE
2016     Unlocked, Atopos CVC, Athens, GR
2016     Cross the Line, KH5 Gallery, Zurich, CH
2016     Off Course Art Fair, with Cell63 Gallery, Brussels, BE

2015     SHVR, Click! Triangle Photo Festival, North Carolina, US
2015     There is strong shadow where there is much light, Vanilla Gallery, Tokyo, JP
2015     Cross the Line, La Cave Showroom Gallery, Paris, FR
2015     Goth: Dissection and Suture, Vanilla Gallery, Tokyo, JP
2015     Triskaidekaphobie, Galerie Morgenrot, Berlin, DE

2014     Reflect: Art is Dead, Cell63 Gallery, Berlin, DE
2014     Brüche, JUZ, Bamberg, DE
2014     Docma Award, Museum für Kommunikation, Frankfurt, DE


AWARDS AND GRANTS


2021    BJP International Photography Award, 2nd Place
2021    Portraits – Hellerau Photography Award, Finalist
2021    PHMuseum Photography Grant, Main Prize, Finalist
2021    Landskrona Photo Residency Bursary, Finalist
2021    The Moth House Edgar Martins Mentoring Award

2020    Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Still Life, 2nd Place
2020    Foam Paul Huf Award, Nominee
2020    Camera Work, PR2, Winner
2020    HSBC Prix pour la Photographie, Finalist
2020    a-n Time Space Money Bursary, Recipient
2020    Emergentes, Encontros Da Imagem, Finalist
2020    PHMuseum Photography Grant, Main Prize, Finalist
2020    Deutsche Fotografische Akademie, 1. Online Portfolio Walk, Selected 
2020    The Aftermath Project Grant, Finalist

2019    Le Bal Award for Young Creation, Finalist and Jury Favourite
2019    Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Selected
2019    Travers Smith CSR Art Programme, Selected
2019    Ginnel Foto Award, Winner
2019    The Association of Photographers, Student Awards, Winner
2019    Magenta Flash Forward, Magenta Foundation, Winner

2018    European Photography Prize, Shortlisted
2018    100 Heroines, Royal Photographic Society, Nominee

2017    London International Creative Competition, Shortlisted
2017    International Photography Awards, Honourable Mention
2017    Photography Grant, Nominee

2014    Docma Award, Winner
2014    Fine Art Photography Awards, Winner 


TALKS AND LECTURES


2021     Arts University Bournemouth, Photography Programme, Visiting Lecture
2021    Rotary Club Fichtelgebirge, Artist Talk
2020     Deutsche Fotografische Akademie, Fotodialoge, Artist Talk with Boris Eldagsen
2020     University of Brighton, MA Photography, Visiting Lecture
2020     Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar, MA Photographic Storytelling, Visiting Lecture
2020     Photo Fringe, First Monday, Brighton, Artist Talk
2020     With Monochrome Eyes, Borough Road Gallery, London, Panel Talk
2019     London College of Communication, London, MA Photography Symposium
2019     Corpus Christi College, Oxford, Visiting Lecture
2019     Royal College of Art, London, Artist Talk and Guided Tour
2015    Studio of Felix Mertikat, Ludwigsburg, Artist Talk
2012    ABM Salon, Heilbronn, Artist Talk with Dr. Bernhard Stumpfhaus


COLLECTIONS


• Palazzo Rasponi 2, Public Collection, Municipality of Ravenna, IT
• The Museum of Modern Art, Public Book Collection, NY, US (’On Death’, Kris Graves Projects)
• Private collections in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, UK, USA, Japan, Thailand


BOOKS AND CATALOGUES


2021    Primal Sight, Gnomic Book, Ed. Efrem Zelony-Mindell, US
2021    Togetherness, Portraits - Hellerau Photography Award, Exhibition Catalogue, DE
2020    The Journal of Grievances, Vol. 2, Antics Publications, US/CO
2020    Photo Open Up Padova, Exhibition Catalogue, IT
2020    Plexus, Camera Work, Exhibition Catalogue, IT (monograph)
2020    Isolate Zine, Issue 1, UK
2019    On Death, Kris Graves Projects, US
2019    Homeland, Revolv Collective, UK
2019    RCA Show, Exhibition Catalogue, UK
2019    THE OPÉRA, Vol. VII, Kerber Verlag, Ed. Matthias Straub, DE
2019    Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Cornerhouse Publications, UK
2018    Omens, Photobook, self-published, UK (monograph)
2018    Dust, Photobook, Ed. Pamela Dimitrov, self-published, UK
2018    The Matrixial Camera, self-published, UK (monograph)
2015    Steam Noir: Das Kupferherz, Vol. IV, Guest Artist, Cross Cult, DE
2015    THE OPÉRA,Vol. IV, Kerber Verlag, Ed. Matthias Straub, DE
2015    Unlocked, Atopos, Ed. Vassilis Zidianakis, GR


Selected Press (print)


2020    Gaze Magazine, Issue 1, FR
2020    GUP Magazine, Issue 65, Euro, NL
2020    Photo Presse 08, DE
2020    Frankenpost, 19th June, DE
2020    Der Neue Tag, 26th July, DE
2019    British Journal of Photography, Issue 7889, UK
2019    HANT – Magazin für Fotografie, Issue 12, Zeichen der Zeit, DE
2019    Optika Zine, Issue 2, Ginnel Foto Fest, UK
2019    Nook Magazine, Issue 1, US
2018    Unvael Journal, Issue 2, Ed. Michael Ash Smit, US
2017    Sabat Magazine, Issue 3: The Crone Issue, Ed. Elisabeth Krohn, UK


Selected Press (online)


GUP MagazineThe British Journal of Photography: Picture This, on Vulnerability • The British Journal of Photography: Class of 2019 • Der Greif: Artist Feature + Artist Blog • Der Greif: Guest-Room Emma BowkettVogue.itDeutsche Fotografische AkademieInterview with STIR World • PHMuseum • The Heavy CollectiveInterview with Void CollectiveInterview with Black River Magazine • Capricious PublishingInterview with Aint–BadClick Magazine No. 73 • Kwerfeldein • Discarded MagazineShotkitGrandmama’s PrintPhroom Magazine • Phases Magazine • Yogurt Magazine: The Origin Of TouchYogurt Magazine: Unternächte • Musée Magazine • The South West Collective • F-Stop Magazine, Nr. 88 • Source Graduate Review • Royal College of Art • Photograd • Don’t Take Pictures • Stern.de • Curated by Girls • art – Das Kunstmagazin, Akt Now


Instagram Takeovers


GUP Magazine • FORMAT Photography FestivalSplash & Grab • Fast Forward: Women in PhotoThe Royal Photographic SocietyPhotogradSpectrum PhotographicMagenta Foundation


Selected Work Experience



2020 – Today
Co-Founder and Retoucher, Nightowls Retouching Studio, London / Munich
Freelance Literary Translator (English to German)
Social Media Manager, The People’s Picture, London
2018 – 2019
Social Media Manager, MA Photography, RCA, London
2015 – 2017
Bespoke Framing Consultant, Boesner, Berlin
2013 – 2014
Gallery Assistant, Art Society, Erlangen
2014
Set Photographer, Séance, dir. by Johannes Franke, Taucha
2014
Museum Intern, Kunstpalais, Erlangen
2013
Gallery Intern, Strychnin Gallery, Berlin

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