Hello. My name is Carsten. I am a photographer and visual artist based in Germany. I am currently working on a long-term documentary project about African Turkish heritage.
I also do portrait work and commissions. I am interested in all kinds of creative collaborations. Please feel free to contact me.
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Due to my family's migration history, I mainly deal with diaspora, belonging, and identity in my work. For each project, I look for a suitable visual language and appropriate, respectful forms of representation.
My projects focus on collaborating with people in front of the camera and letting them communicate with the viewers, rather than creating just narratives about them.
clients / published
FOCUS, Glamour, VICE, GoMagazin, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Staatstheater Hannover, cosmopop, Literarischer Salon, Hannover 2025, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gewebetransplantation (DGFG), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, hMtM Hannover
exhibitions / shows
2020» Screening Exhibition at photo is:real, Tel Aviv
2020 »Fragments from Now , Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
2019 »Fragments from Now , Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2019 »Kultur.Erben, Evangelische Jugendkirche, München