Allan Sekula was an American photographer, writer, critic and filmmaker. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1951, he lived most of his life in Los Angeles and the surrounding regions of southern California.
Having a Colombian mother, a German father and an American brother, Stefanie grew up between these three cultures. She resides in Berlin since 2008, where she also graduated from Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin in 2014 and has been working as a freelance photographer ever since. Be it directing music videos or on-tour photography with musicians, she has been fortunate enough to call the visual Arts, not only her passion but also her work. Artists portraits, on set photography or her diverse street photo documentaries around the world are just some of Stefanie’s ongoing projects.
Her Personal work is focused on the everyday life of timeless street situations. Whether Berlin, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Seoul or New York, Stefanie and her analogue camera are in constant inspiration and in search of new stories. Her street photo project ,home sweet home’ based on the gentrification of Berlin’s neighborhood Neukölln where she captures the changes throughout the past years, was shown in several solo exhibitions including Goethe Institut in Bogota and in the Deutsches Haus at NYU in New York City.
Stefanie has been shortlisted in several important International Awards. Her work has been exhibited successfully in the UK, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Germany and U.S. Selected Publications include i-D (UK), Rolling Stone Magazine, Musikexpress, Aesthetica Magazine, Inside Artists, and Stilwerk Style Magazine.