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Maria Sturm


CONTACT INFORMATION 
  • Address DE Weserstr. 153, 12045 Berlin, Germany
  • Telephone DE +49 163 97 200 20 / US +1 401 837 6838
  • E-mail hello@mariasturm.com 
  • Website www.mariasturm.com

 

EDUCATION   

  • 2017 MFA Photography, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 
  • 2012 Diploma Photography and Media University of Applied Science Bielefeld with Be Good 
  • 2012 Workshop and residency with Magnum photographer Antoine d'Agata Atelier de Visu Marseille


AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS – Selection 2013 – today 

  • 2017 Finalist Renaissance Photography Prize with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2017 Shortlist Prix Levallois with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2017 RISD Graduate Studies Grant for Retba 
  • 2017 SPE Student Award for Innovations in Imaging for You don't look Native to me 
  • 2016 Nominated for Lead Awards, Architecture and Still life Photography of the Year with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2016 Shortlisted Arles Author Book Award 2016 with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2016 RISD Graduate Studies Grant for You don't look Native to me 
  • 2016 DAAD scholarship 2016/17 2016 Nominated Henri-Nannen-Preis with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2015 Winner DOCfeld Dummy Award Barcelona with Be Good 
  • 2015 Finalist PHE OjodePez Award for Human Values with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2015 PHE Descubrimientos with Be Good 
  • 2015 Fulbright scholarship 2015/16 
  • 2014 Finalist FIF Cabo Verde 2014 with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2014 Nominated Joop Swart Masterclass 
  • 2013 Selected Portfoliowalk Deichtorhallen Hamburg 
  • 2013 Finalist at 54th edition of Bourse du Talent with Be Good 
  • 2013 Shortlisted Kolga Tbilisi Photo with Be Good 
  • 2013 Finalist for the Stern Scholarship “Junge Fotografe” 2013/14


SOLO EXHIBITIONS - Selection 

  • 2016 For Birds' Sake Pavlov's Dog Berlin 
  • 2016 For Birds' Sake La Fábrica Madrid 
  • 2016 For Birds' Sake Daire Galeri Istanbul


EXHIBITIONS – Selection 2014 - today

  • 2017 Renaissance Photography Prize 2017, Getty Images Gallery London with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2017 “You don't look Native to me” – Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal 
  • 2017 “You don't look Native to me” – Wiesbadener Fototage 2017 
  • 2017 Where Water Comes Together, ClampArt New York, NY with “You don't look Native to me” 
  • 2017 Träume, Das Kleine Schwarze Hamburg with “You don't look Native to me” 
  • 2017 RISD Grad Show, Convention Center Providence, US with “You don't look Native to me”   
  • 2017 Modern Ornithologies, Format Festival Derby, UK with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2017 Stand der Dinge, R. – Raum für Drastische Maßnahmen Berlin with Be Good 
  • 2017 “You don't look Native to me” – The Consulate of Germany, NY 
  • 2016 Habseligkeiten, Haus am Lützowplatz, EMOP Berlin with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2016 For Birds' Sake – Visualleader 2016, Deichtorhallen Hamburg 
  • 2016 For Birds' Sake – Organ Vida International Photo Festival Zagreb 
  • 2016 For Birds' Sake – Bitume Photofest Lecce 
  • 2016 Be Good – The Folio Club Barcelona 
  • 2015 In Our Company, Sol Koffer Gallery Providence with For Birds' Sake 
  • 2015 For Birds' Sake FotoIstanbul 2015 
  • 2015 KIJK Papers, Warte für Kunst Kassel with Be Good 
  • 2014 №4 Über Dialog, Alte Stadtbibliothek Bielefeld with Be Good 
  • 2014 Of Nurture and Nomads, The Ad Of Berlin with Country Roads 
  • 2014 Identität. Positionen junger Fotokunst aus OWL, Robert-Koepke-Haus with East=West 
  • 2014 Be Good – You Know What I'm Seeing?, a.Muse Gallery San Francisco 
  • 2014 Der Greif - A Process, Neue Galerie Höhmannhaus Augsburg with East=West 
  • 2014 Country Roads – Edinburgh International Festival


ARTIST TALKS & RADIO INTERVIEWS 

  • 2016 Fototref Berlin July 23rd 8pm 
  • 2016 UNC at Pembroke Febuary 4th 1pm 
  • 2015 DRadio Wissen - Early Bird, Host Christian Schmitt June 20th  
  • 2015 Kulturradio rbb - Zeitpunkte Magazin, Host Manuela Reichart June 14th 
  • 2015 Multicult FM – Sternstunde, Host Chadi Bahouth May 8th 
  • 2014 İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi May 13th 2pm 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  • 2017 Instructor of Record, Rhode Island School of Design, self-proposed class: About Relationships 
  • 2015 Teaching Assistant, Rhode Island School of Design 
  • 2015 Freelance producer for VICE Germany 
  • 2013 Gallery Assistant at Robert Morat Gallery Berlin, Germany 
  • 2013 Assistant at Soothing Shade photography agency Berlin, Germany 
  • 2011 Freelance photographer 
  • 2011 Internship at Milk Studios and Creative Exchange Agency in New York, NY 


PUBLICATIONS – Selection 

American Indian Culture and Research Journal • British Journal of Photography • COLORS Magazine • El País • Eñe • Der Greif • Te Guardian • dienacht • Missy Magazin • Neon • Of the Afternoon • OjodePez • Pop.Kultur& Kritik • Powerhouse Magazine: Te Future of Contemporary Photography • Sábado • ZEITmagazin • ZEITmagazin International