Photo: Alina Rudya
Living and working in Berlin, Germany
Available for assignments worldwide.
0049 (0) 152 36274333
As an undergraduate, Nadja received a scholarship to study Journalism at New York University, then went on to complete her first Master's degree in Cultural Anthropology at Humboldt University in Berlin. Upon realising that photography was the ideal tool to combine her interests, Nadja majored in Photojournalism at the University of Westminster in London, graduating with distinction in September 2013.
CLIENTS & FEATURES
GEO – The New York Times – DER SPIEGEL – STERN – Financial Times – ZEIT Online – Neue Zürcher Zeitung – Thomson Reuters –VICE – Open Society Foundations – Spiegel Online – Days Japan – 6Mois – VOGUE Online – Wired – doc!photo magazine – New Internationalist – The Observer – Chinese Photographer Magazine – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung – taz – neues deutschland – Focus Magazin – Der Freitag – Fluter – among others.
UNHCR – No Means No Worldwide – Live To Love – Ujamaa Africa, Makhzoumi Foundation – Humedica
AWARDS & GRANTS
VG Bild-Kunst Fellowship, recipient
NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards: Honorable Mention in Portrait Singles
International Photography Awards: Honorable mention for series ‘A Sword & A Sari in Sports – professional category
International Photography Awards: Honorable Mention for single 'Spirituality' in People - professional category
The Photography Gala Awards: Finalist in 'Women seen by Women' Competition with series '92 - Helga's Disappearance'
The Emerging Photographer Fund/ BURN Magazine: Shortlisted with series '92'
FotoVisura Photography Grant: Honorable Mention for series '92'
International Photography Awards: Honorable Mention for series '92'
Association Nationale des Iconographes: 'Coup de Coeur', Perpignan, France for series '92
International Photography Awards: Family of Man Competition, Honorable Mention in Category Old Age/Death
International Photography Awards: Family of Man Competition, Honorable Mention in Category Childhood
International Photography Awards: Family of Man Competition, Honorable Mention in Category Love
Moscow International Foto Awards: Honorable Mention for series '92'
EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS (selected)
Female Photoclub: Part of group exhibition ‚Corona Diaries‘ with quarantine project ‚a l o n e TOGETHER‘ July-August 2020
Les Rencontres de la Photographie Arles, The Family of No Man: Part of group exhibition curated by Cosmos, Arles / FRANCE
5th Biennal of Fine Art & Documentary Photography, '92 - Helga's Disappearance' featured in group show, Barcelona/ SPAIN
Month of Photography LA, 'Connections' screening of series 'HeartCore', LA/USA
Moving, Still - Exhibiton of series 'L'Amour Nous Unit'in group show, P3 gallery, London/UK
MA Photojournalism - Distinction, University of Westminster, London
MA Cultural Anthropology - Distinction, Humboldt University, Berlin
Scholarship DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) to study Journalism & Anthropology at New York University, NYC/USA