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School
University of Westminster, London, UK
Work
Photojournalist, Documentary Photographer, Video Editor
Languages
Deutsch, English, Français
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Corinna Kern is a German-born photojournalist and documentary photographer currently based in South Africa. She completed her Master in Photojournalism at the University of Westminster in London in 2013. Her long-term personal projects focus on alternative and non-conformist lifestyles captured from an insider-perspective. Through her candid photography, Corinna Kern creates bodies of work that give intimate insights into peoples’ lives on the fringes of society. Having moved to South Africa in 2014 she shifted her photographic focus to human rights issues in Africa.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Getty Images Emerging Talent Award, 2014
Finalist, Lensculture Emerging Talent Awards, 2014
Winner, Go Indie Photo Contest, category lifestyle, 2014
Honorable Mention, Perugia Social Photo Fest, 2014
Honorable Mention, PDNedu Student Photography Contest, 2014
Winner, Magnum Showcase 'Youth Culture', 2014
Mentorship, Getty Images Reportage, 2013
Shortlisted, The Guardian Student Media Awards, 2013

EXHIBITIONS

Circulations Festival, France, 2015
Seoul Lunar Photo Fest, Korea, 2014
New York PhotoWorld Festival, USA, 2014
Backlight Photo Festival, Finland, 2014
Krakow Photo Fringe Festival, Poland, 2014
British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin, 2014


ACADEMIC STUDIES

11/2012 – 11/2013: Master in Photojournalism – University of Westminster, London Major field of study: Photojournalism

07/2010 – 12/2010: Graduate Certificate of Creative Industries – Edith Cowan University Perth Major field of study: Photomedia

09/2005 – 03/2009: Bachelor of Engineering – University of Applied Sciences Cologne Major field of study: Media Production Technology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

09/2009 – 11/2013: Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Cologne, Postproduction
· Editing of television reports in collaboration with authors
· Use of effects like colour correction, animations, compositing, etc.

01/2012 – 11/212: JPP MEDIEN GmbH, Cologne, Postproduction
· Editing of educational videos and image films
· Use of effects like colour correction, animations, compositing, etc.

since 09/2009: Freelancer, Cologne, Photography
· Portraits and people photography
· Illustration of websites
· Architecture
· Documentary photography