Katja Heinemann

Katja Heinemann

Katja Heinemann is a Brooklyn-based German photojournalist and documentary photographer who regularly produces multi-media features, photo essays and portraiture for editorial, commercial and institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. She is represented by Novus Select photo agency in New York City, and laif Agentur für Photos und Reportagen in Germany.

Katja’s personal work focuses on topics such as illness and stigma, youth culture and immigration. Her new media documentaries on HIV/AIDS, On Borrowed Time, about the lives of children and teenagers in the U.S., and The Graying of AIDS on the global aging of the pandemic, illustrate how a personal body of work can grow from an editorial concept into an advocacy and educational tool, utilizing various platforms and media to have maximum impact in reaching diverse audiences. She is currently working on a new long-term body of work chronicling the aftermath of the 1993 Golden Venture human smuggling ship disaster.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Katja Heinemann

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Staying Relevant and Working in Photography Today

How do freelance photographers continue to make a living in the industry? What conscious professional and business choices did they make and why?

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