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I am a portrait and documentary photographer based in Hannover and Bremen, Germany. I am available for assignments both national and international.

Rafael Heygster

call: +49 1577 577 30 56

mail: rafael@heygster.net

CV:

  • 1990 born in Bremen

  • 2010-2015 studies of cultural anthropology and political science at University of Hamburg

  • since 2015 studies of photojournalism at FH Hannover

  • 2017 internship as photographer at Weser Kurier, Bremen

  • 2017 assistant for lêmrich (Kiên Hoang Lê and Alina Emrich), Frankfurt

Awards and mentions

  • 2018 VGH-Award (winner)

  • 2018 BFF Förderpreis (grant)

  • 2019 Hellerau Photography award (finalist)

  • 2019 Head On Photo award (finalist)

clients & publications (selected):

11 Freunde // GEO Wissen // FAZ Woche // Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung // VICE // Weser Kurier // Hamburger Morgenpost // Stuttgarter Zeitung //  Das Magazin // ver.di publik

Deutscher Caritas Verband // Reporter ohne Grenzen // Hospitzhilfe Bremen // KfW Bank // Museum der Arbeit  // Insel Borkum // Herznetz Schweiz // Deichbrand Festival // Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

talks & exhibitions:

  • upcoming: 2019, “no victims reported”, group exhibition, Umweltfotofestival, Zingst

  • upcoming: 2019, “what is love?”, group exhibition, Head on Photo Festival, Paddington Town Hall, Sydney, Australia

  • 2019, “I died 22 times”, solo exhibition, pretzel 1724, Dresden

  • 2019, “identity courage love”, group Exhibition, Düsseldorf Photoweekend, Düsseldorf

  • 2019, “Aussenseiter - oder doch nicht?”, talk, Sonntags-matinee at World Press Photo Exhibition, Oldenburg

  • 2019, “Hellerau Photography Awards”, group exhibition, Pumpenhaus, Dresden

  • 2019, “Identity spots”, group exhibition, GAF, Hannover

  • 2019, “Die Diskreditierten", group exhibition, Kunsthaus, Hamburg

  • 2018, “I died 22 times”, solo exhibition, VGH Gallerie, Hannover

  • 2018, “Die Diskreditierten", group exhibition, FC St.-Pauli Museum, Hamburg

  • 2018, “youth in Europe”, group exhibition, Monschau

  • 2018 “Daily Life”, group exhibition, visa OFF / visa pour l’image, Perpignan, France

  • 2018 "Julitage in Hamburg", solo exhibition, Arbeitnehmerkammer, Bremen

  • 2018 "Die Diskreditierten", group exhibition, Millerntorgallery, Hamburg

  • 2018 "G20", group exhibition, Gallerie Speckstrasse, Hamburg

  • 2018 "Die Diskreditierten", group exhibition, DJU Journalistentag ver.di Bundesverwaltung, Berlin

  • 2017 "Die Diskreditierten", group exhibition, La Marmite, Berlin

  • 2017 "G20 in Hamburg - Polizeistaat oder Stadt ohne Polizei?", group exhibition, ver.di, Hannover

  • 2017 "Inside Goethe Exil", group exhibition, Goethe Exil, Hannover

  • 2017 "DAS KAPITAL", Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg

  • 2015 "wir müssen leider draußen bleiben", group exhibition, Gallerie Speckstrasse, Hamburg

  • 2015 "World Street Photo 2015", group exhibition, Gallerie Gudberg Nerger, Hamburg

 

represented by VISUM 

studio & office: Goethe Exil  

 

 


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