Nadja Wohlleben

Independent Photojournalist, Documentary Photographer, Cultural Anthropologist
     
HeartCore
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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HeartCore
Credits: nadja wohlleben
Date of Work: 03/09/14 - 01/09/16
Updated: 02/01/17
Location: Dubai, UAE
HeartCore 
(2014)

Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. - Rainer Maria Rilke

Love, the most brutal and the most beautiful feeling, is an eternal mystery. ‚HeartCore‘ is a series of conceptual self-portraits and portraits with my ex-partner, illustrating the range of ambiguous emotions I experienced in our relationship: from happiness to sadness, passion to rejection, tenderness to aggression. ‘HeartCore‘ is a visual diary that helped me to forgive, heal, let go of the past, and move on.

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