Nadja Wohlleben

Independent Photojournalist, Documentary Photographer & Cultural Anthropologist
   
Location: Berlin, Germany
Nationality: German
Biography: I am an independent German photojournalist, documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist based in Berlin. A careful play of documentation and artistry, my work focuses on concepts of femininity, power and identity. I am specifically... read on
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Three Honorable Mentions at 'Family of Man' / International Photography Awards 2016
nadja wohlleben
Apr 25, 2017
That moment when you find out by pure chance that you were awarded with three honorable mentions at 'Family of Man' / International Photography Awards (categories 'Love', 'Childhood' and 'Old Age/Death') last year and you had no idea!

Childhood
Love
Old Age / Death

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Podcast Conversation with Alina Rudya/ Bell Collective

By Nadja Wohlleben — Check out my first podcast conversation with the lovely Alina Rudya, founder of Bell Collective, available on Spotify now! . In the 2d episode of..
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Publication in FOCUS Magazine

By Nadja Wohlleben — Happy to share that an image from my ongoing project 'a l o n e TOGETHER - diary of a love lockdown' has been published in the current issue..
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Cover NZZ newspaper

By Nadja Wohlleben — Delighted to share that an image from my project 'L'Amour Nous Unit' recently made it on the cover of NZZ newspaper. With an absolutely..
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Portrait of the Leader of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence for ZEIT Online

By Nadja Wohlleben — For ZEIT Online I portrayed Jana Koehler, leader of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in Berlin.     ..
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new feature for nd: practising abortions on papayas

By Nadja Wohlleben — For neues deutschland I photographed medical students practising abortions on papayas.     Am Beispiel der Papaya (neues deutschland)..
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Interview with InStyle Germany

By Nadja Wohlleben — Interview with InStyle Germany speaking about MIGHTY Self Defense, fitness and female empowerment. Interview: Wir haben mit den Gründern der..
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Interview with VOGUE Germany

By Nadja Wohlleben — Interview with  VOGUE Germany  discussing MIGHTY Self Defense and my photojournalistic work out today.  👊 👊 👊  ..
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"Europe Talks" photo assignment for ZEIT Online

By Nadja Wohlleben — On May 11th 2019, thousands of Europeans met with a discussion partner of contrary political views during #EuropeTalks. ZEIT Online collaborated..
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Shosho Helen featured on 6Mois Monday Picture

By Nadja Wohlleben — Happy to see one of my favourite images from my project 'Shosho Jikinge' featured on 6Mois Monday picture today!
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taz photo column Kunststuecke (5)

By Nadja Wohlleben — The final part of my 5 week photo column 'Kunststuecke' (5) for  taz  newspaper: Jonathan Niclaus, 26, works as Designer und Art..
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Interview and feature 'A Sword & A Sari' in Chinese Photographers Magazine

By Nadja Wohlleben — Excited to see my series 'A Sword & A Sari' published in the October issue of Chinese Photographers Magazine, along with a lengthy..
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'Shosho Jikinge' featured in Days Japan Magazine

By Nadja Wohlleben — Happy to see my fierce Kenyan grandmothers published in Japan: 'Shosho Jikinge' is featured in the October print issue of Days Japan..
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taz photo column 'Kunststuecke' (3)

By Nadja Wohlleben — The latest part of my photo column 'Kunststuecke' (3) for  taz  newspaper: Light Designer Max Dickhaus , 27, and Art..
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LensCulture Instagram Takeover

By Nadja Wohlleben — Excited to take over LensCulture's Instagram feed this week, with my series 'A Sword & A Sari'. Follow along!    ..
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Honorable mention for 'A Sword & A Sari' at the International Photography Awards

By Nadja Wohlleben — Happy to receive an honorable mention for my series 'A Sword & A Sari' at the International Photography Awards in Sports - Professional..
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Antifa demonstration photo in der Freitag

By Nadja Wohlleben — "Angst vor einem neuen Großdeutschland" (Fear of a new Great Germany". Interesting article worth reading (in German) by Ercan..
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taz Photo Column 'Kunststuecke' (1)

By Nadja Wohlleben — Happy to take over the weekly photo column of Berlin based newspaper TAZ for the next five weeks. For this column I'm portraying exceptional..
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Portrait commission for the Financial Times

By Nadja Wohlleben — My latest photo assignment for the Financial Times. Portrait of Peter Fitzek, who crowned himself 'Peter I, King of Germany' and founded a..
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Portrait commission for ZEIT online

By Nadja Wohlleben — My latest photo assignment for ZEIT Online: Portrait of Veronica, 42, who is a single mother seeking work.        ..
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'A Sword & A Sari' featured in HUCK Magazine

By Nadja Wohlleben — Nice to see my story ‘A Sword & A Sari’ about the inspiring Meenakshi Gurrukhal, who is teaching Indian girls how to defend..
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Portrait for ZEIT Online

By Nadja Wohlleben — Portrait I shot #onassignment for ZEIT Online. Ulli, 26, works as a doctor's assistant in Berlin. She is seven months pregnant and wonders how..
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Portraits for ZEIT Online

By Nadja Wohlleben — Portraits I shot for ZEIT Online of Dia Monawar, 23, a Syrian refugee who works as a waiter in Berlin.   Kellner: "Ich arbeite, um nicht..
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Open Society Foundations Instagram Takeover

By Nadja Wohlleben — This week, I’m sharing my series ‘Shohso Jikinge - Grandmothers fight off rapists in Nairobi’s slums’ on Open Society..
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'Shosho Jikinge' featured on Spiegel Online

By Nadja Wohlleben — Happy to see my photo essay 'Shosho Jikinge - Grandmothers fight off rapists in Nairobi's slums' featured on SPIEGEL ONLINE with a..
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