Seville, Sevilla, Spain
Claudia is a German photographer and artist based in Seville and Cairo, between which she is travelling internationally for her work. She lived permanently in Cairo and Istanbul for the past 17 years and changed her bas in December 2015 to Seville, southern Spain. Her work has appeared in international publications, such as GEO, Stern, New York Times Magazine and The Guardian and she works frequently for a number of organisations, including UNICEF, GIZ and Johns Hopkins. Claudia is the author of three photo books, the last one “Schuhgröße 37" (Boot Size 4) about Women Football in Egypt, Palestine, Turkey and Germany. Her work has frequently been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide at venues like the Kestner Museum (Hanover), Antikenmuseum (Basel), Kreuzbergmuseum (Berlin), HOST Gallery (London) and several Goethe Institutes worldwide. She received several awards and grants for her work. In 2013 she received the prestigious “Border Crossers” grant from Robert Bosch Foundation for her current long term photo project “Post Revolution art and artists in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya”.
Egyptians celebrate the end of Mubarak era
EGYPT, CAIRO: On February 18th hundred thousands of Egyptians were celebrating "One week since President Hosni Mubarak" stepped down. Tahrir Square, which was before the centre of the protests, turned now into a place of wonderful peaceful celebration. The victims of the revolution were commemorated and speeches for the future given. It was a day of joy, singing, chanting and dancing.