Jordis Antonia Schlösser
Jordis Antonia Schlösser, born 1967 in Göttingen, graduated in photography in 1996 with Prof. Arno Fischer in Dortmund. Since 1997 she has been a member of the photographer agency Ostkreuz, and in 1998 she was accepted into the World Press Masterclass. She has photographed for Geo, Stern, National Geographic and Spiegel, among others, in almost all parts of the world. She has received several international photography awards for her work, including the "Yann Geoffroy Competition" and a "World Press Photo Award".
Her most recent freelance works include a photo essay on the newly awakened Jewish life in Poland and a long-term project on the disappearance of villages in the Lower Rhine lignite mining area, which "Greenpeace" is showing as a travelling exhibition across Germany.
After many years in Havana and Paris, Jordis Antonia Schlösser has been living and working in Berlin since 2008. In her photography, she tells stories about people and their social reality, mostly in reportages. In doing so, she also seeks the familiar in worlds that are foreign to her in order to convey background experiences.