Nadja Wohlleben is a German documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist based in Berlin. A careful play of documentation and artistry, Nadja’s work focuses on concepts of femininity, power and identity. Depicting people from diverse...
Happy to be amongst the finalists of the 'Women seen by Women' competition run by the Photography Gala Awards with my project '92-Helga's Disappearance'. So many talented female image makers there, have a look!
'Shosho Jikinge' featured in doc! photo magazine vol. Q7 #42
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Thrilled about this beautiful 20 page feature of my photo essay 'Shosho Jikinge' on gender based violence in Kenya in the latest issue of doc! photo magazine vol. Q7 #42.
Delighted to participate in the premiere of the latest doc! photo magazine vol. Q7 #42 and talk about my featured project 'SHOSHO JIKINGE' on gender based violence in Kenya. Also really looking forward to the talks of Agata Grzybowska, who will talk about her book 9 GATES OF NO RETURN and Wojtek Wieteska, who will talk abut his latest project TRAVELLING.
If you're in Warsaw on December 18th, make sure to join us all at Leica 6x7 Gallery Warszawa Hope to see you there!
Excited to be taking over @laifphoto agency's Instagram this week (Nov 20-26) together with Bradley Secker @bsecker on the topic 'raw beauty'. Follow along!
Since October 2017 France is prohibiting pictures of models, if their bodies haven been edited after the shooting. Struggling with a rising number of severe eating disorders, France tries to stop the surreal image of young men and women created by the advertising industry.
Given this positive development (and keeping in mind the deficits still existing) laif photo agency asked Nadja Wohlleben and Bradley Secker to share pictures catching real raw beauty. . photo by @nadjawohlleben. Beauty is courage.
Syrian refugee Abir, 10, fled from Syria to Lebanon two years ago with her brother and their uncle. She does not know what happened to her parents. Despite all the hardship she had to face during the war and the challenges she still has to endure in the refugee camp, Abir says that she wants to remain strong at all cost. Bekaa Valley, LEBANON, September 5, 2014.
Three Honorable Mentions at 'Family of Man' / International Photography Awards 2016
Tuesday, April 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!
Nice to see some of my images from 'HeartCore' in the latest GEO Wissen, Nr.58. This entire edition of the magazine is dedicated to exploring the most powerful of all feelings: LOVE. Highly interesting articles and interviews in there. Go grab a copy, in stores now!
Honorable Mention for '92' at International Photography Awards
Friday, October 7, 2016
Thrilled to announce that I won an Honourable Mention for my long term project '92' at the International Photography Awards in the category professional/ family!
This body of work is a tribute to my dear grandmother Helga who was suffering from dementia and passed away in October 2015. Helga, this one is for you - I love you and miss you every day. Thank you for everything! ❤️❤️❤️
Happily excited to announce that I am now represented by laif agency! I'm really looking forward to collaborating with a great team and feel humbled to join laif's pool of talented photographers! Good things are in the making here! Stay tuned...📷
Delighted to announce that I received an honorable mention at MIFA 2016 (Moscow International Photography Awards) for my long term project "92" in the category professional / family. The work is a tribute to my dear grandmother Helga who was suffering from dementia and recently passed away.
See my winning entry here: http://moscowfotoawards.com/winners/zoom.php?eid=10-7063-16
Honorable Mention FotoVisura Photography Grant 2016
Monday, June 20, 2016
I am equally delighted and humbled to announce that I received an honorable mention for the FotoVisura Photography Grant 2016 for my long term project "92" about my dear grandmother Helga, who was suffering from dementia.
The Long Wait To Freedom - Refugee Crisis in Berlin
"HeartCore" selected to be part of Connections show at MOPLA
Thursday, April 28, 2016
I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that my project "HeartCore" will be exhibited as part of the projected group show "Connections" curated by Scott Thode for Pro'ject LA during MOPLA, the Month of Photography in LA this month!