Corinna Kern is a German photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Israel. Inclined towards the counter-cultural and non-mainstream, her work gives intimate insights into people’s lives on the margins of society. Capturing the...
When it comes to the high life in Tel Aviv, residents of the Mediterranean metropolis need look no further than their own rooftops.
With space always tight in Israel‘s fast-paced economic and entertainment capital, rooftops have been transformed into retreats with thriving outdoor gardens, restaurants, yoga, art and music studios, spaces for krav maga martial arts classes and even guest houses.
Ana Ashury, a mixed-media artist, stores away her artwork, on her rooftop in Ramat Gan, a suburb of Tel Aviv, November 19, 2017, Israel. She has been living in her place for the last 10 years and has recently begun to work on collages on her rooftop while she works as a video artist most of the time.
Soldiers prepare themselves to stand in order in front of the Master Seargant who is checking on their appearance and manner, on the rooftop of the IDF's Galgalatz radio station, January 07, 2018, in Tel Aviv, Israel. This routine takes place twice a week in a location decided by the Master Seargant, and occurs frequently on the station's rooftop.
Krav Maga instructors Doron Turgeman (L ), 35, and Michael Alimelech (R ), 26, spar with each other as part of their Krav Maga training, on the rooftop of the building in which they give courses, in the city of Givatayim, just East of Tel Aviv, November 29, 2017, Israel.
Maayan Saidi, 28, enjoys a cigarette on her rooftop, which is located right next to the Gruzenberg multi-storey car park (left), November 22, 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel. Her brother Idan plans to set up a hydroponic system on the rooftop.
Alexander Flaschenberg, 60, sits on a chair ontop of a table, to enjoy the view on the sea from his rooftop, November 28, 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel. His rooftop presents a personal haven for him, giving him an opportunity to unwind from his work.
Emanuel Cohen, 36, takes a shower on his rooftop, which he also uses as a small garden to grow herbs and vegetables, November 24, 2017, in Florentine area, Tel Aviv, Israel. If the weather allows, Emanuel uses the outdoor shower instead of the indoor shower every day.