Nadja Wohlleben

Independent Photojournalist, Documentary Photographer, Cultural Anthropologist
   
a l o n e TOGETHER
Location: Berlin, Germany
Nationality: German
Biography: NADJA WOHLLEBEN is an award-winning photojournalist based in Berlin, Germany. In her documentary work, she focusses on women, identity and human rights. Nadja is specifically interested in stories about women warriors. Since 2017, she has been... read on
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a l o n e TOGETHER
Credits: nadja wohlleben
Date of Work: 03/23/20 - Ongoing
Updated: 01/15/21
Location: Berlin, Germany
a l o n e TOGETHER
(2020 - work in progress)
 
a l o n e TOGETHER is an intimate self-portrait project, showing my partner and I between togetherness and isolation during the COVID-19 lockdown in Germany. Within the stillness of quarantine, I found myself oscillating between a calming sense of inner peace, and a paralysing feeling of anxiety. Hopes and fears were fluctuating constantly. During these uncertain and frightening times, I found shelter and refuge in my partner’s embrace. Photographing us became a self-therapy, that helped me deal with the heaviness of the unprecedented situation. 
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