About me

nb_sw_.klNathalie is a photojournalist & visual artist who works across Africa and the Middle East. After Addis Ababa, Johannesburg and Istanbul, she is now based in Brussels. Her work has been published by e.g. The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Mail & Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Süddeutsche Zeitung. She is 2017 grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and winner of the EU Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015 for journalism on development.

Publications
Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Sunday Times Ireland, Dagbladet Information, Der Standard, The Wall Street Journal,
Mail & Guardian, Die Welt, BBC, Hamburger Abendblatt, Hamburger Morgenpost, Irish Times, La Corriere della Sera, Voice of America,
The Telegraph, BILD am Sonntag, MIPJournal, SGI Quarterly Magazine, Enorm Magazin, Ethiopian Herald, Global° Magazin, Welternährung,
The Ecologist, Greenpeace ACT, Lettre International

Awards
2017  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting – Grantee
           Stiftung Kunstfonds – Project grant
2016 #hostwriterPrize – Finalist
           Martin Lagois Photo Prize – Finalist
           Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards – Finalist
           Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards– Shortlist
           Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015 – EU prize for journalism
2015  Felix Schoeller Photo Awards – Shortlist for Photojournalism, Nominee for Free Project
           Humanity Photo Awards, Beijing – Performance Award
           Athens Photo Festival – Shortlist
2013  Joan Wakelin Bursary for Documentary Photography – Royal Photographic Society, London
2011  World Photography Awards – Commended Photographer
1998  Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France Residency

Study
1996 – 02    Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1997 – 98    San Francisco Art Institute, USA
1988 – 93    Akademie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht, Netherlands

Exhibitions
2017  [Passant souviens-toi, dit Sœurette] – La Médiathèque des Diasporas, Cotonou, Benin
          Kontinuum – Betonbox, Düsseldorf, DE
          Kontinuum II – group show, artist collaboration, July/August 2017 in Tel Aviv, IL
          re_form, Ostrale Biennale – group show, center for contemporary art in Dresden (July/Aug/Sept 2017)
2016 Auf der Flucht – St.Egidien, Nürnberg, DE
          Realpraesenz – Betonbox, Düsseldorf, DE
          Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards – Whitebox Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, MY
          Migrants – Gallery on the Corner, London, UK
          Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards – Tbilisi, GE
          Klassentreffen – Schloss Reuschenberg, Neuss, DE
          Clearing – Alfred Institute, Tel Aviv, IL
2015 Lichtung – Betonbox, Düsseldorf, DE
          Felix Schoeller Photo Awards – Cultural History Museum, Osnabrück, DE
          Bombensicher – Betonbox, Düsseldorf, DE
2014 Kinolog: fremdartig – Schikaneder Cinema, Vienna, AT
          Kunstpunkte – Betonbox, Düsseldorf, DE
2013 Ostrale‘013 – Ostragehege, Dresden, DE
          Endstation Frohe Zukunft – Galerie Nachtspeicher23, Hamburg, DE
          Reactivation – Betonbox, Düsseldorf, DE
2012 Deus Ex Machina – Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, US
          Kunstpunkte, Betonbox, Düsseldorf, DE
          Cliffhanger – Galerie Minken & Palme, Berlin, DE.
2011 Ostrale‘011 – Ostragehege, Dresden, DE
          Climate Change in Africa – Heinrich Boell Foundation, Cancún, MX
2010 Copart – Cape Town, ZA
          Ostrale‘010 – Ostragehege, Dresden, DE
          Evolution – bauraum, Köln, DE
2009 Positionen09 – Seewerk, Moers, DE
          Luftraum.Interferenz – FiftyFifty Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
2008 Collage – SOS-Art, Paris, FR
          D21:Salon – D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, DE
2007 Straßenleben – FiftyFifty Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
          Nacht der Museen – FiftyFifty Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
2005 In Bewegung – Kunsthalle Gießen, DE
          Into the Unknown – FiftyFifty Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
2003 Körperhaus, zeitraum_ex!t Büro für Kunst, Mannheim, DE
2001 Wellness, Kunstraum PLUS, Düsseldorf, DE
          Transit (II), Atelier am Eck, Düsseldorf, DE
          Transit, Warehouse #20, Art Port Nagoya, JP
          Ausfahrt, Kunstverein Oberhausen, DE
2000 Het menselijk lichaam, Bonnefanten-Museum, Maastricht, NL
          Compilation, PLUS, Düsseldorf, DE
          Wasser/L’Eau, Musée de St. Paul de Vence, FR
1999 PLUS, PLUS, Düsseldorf, DE
1998 Het Groene Boek, De Bank, Enschede, NL
          Group exhibition, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR
Rood El-Farag Cultural Institute Cairo, EG
1997 10 x 10, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, DE
1996 Spektakel 96: Photographie, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, DE
1994 Symposium, Thun, CH
          Megert und seine Studenten, Galerie Loehrl, Mönchengladbach, DE
1993 Die Anderen Zehn, NeuerAachenerKunstverein, Aachen, DE
Galerie Tracé, Maastricht, NL

Books
Bertrams/Neuberger: Forests for People – Insights into Rwanda’s Prized Forest Policy. 2012 // Madagascar. Travel photography. 2013 // Crossing Borders. Vom Atlas zur Goldküste. 2012 // Crossing Borders. Vom Kap bis Kairo. 2011.