Hello. My name is Carsten. I am a photographer and filmmaker 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.

⇨ +49 1520 75 45 75 1

⇨ office@carsten-kalaschnikow.com


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Photo: Chrystyna Gamerman

Carsten Kalaschnikow (b. 1993) is a photographer based in Hanover, Germany.

He was born in Ludwigshafen am Rhein and is of Filipino, Russian and German Descent. Due to his origins and upbringing, his work focuses on issues of diaspora, belonging and identity. He studied Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at Hanover’s University of Applied Sciences and Arts.  Carsten is available for commercial and editorial work.


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