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Sarah Grethe (b. 1997 in Hamburg, Germany)
 

The focus of my work is on the dependence of the past on the present in the context of my personal environment. I am particularly concerned with the perception of change and the correlation between time and memory.

Education

2023 – 2024

Graphic Arts, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, HU

since 2022

Communication Design M.A., Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Hamburg, DE

2018 – 2021

Photography B.A., University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Hamburg, DE

Awards / Nominations

2023

Paris Photo Carte Blanche, Finalist

2022

Format Festival, Longlist

Emergentes Portfolio Review, Encontros da Imagem

GUP Magazine Fresh Eyes Talents

Futures Portfolio Review, Freundeskreis der Photographie

Athens Photo Festival, Shortlist

Deutscher Jugendfotopreis, Laureate

Belfast Photo Festival, Highly Commended

Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Creative, 3rd Place

2021

Urbanautica Institute Awards, Special Mention

Vonovia Award für Fotografie, Best Young Talent

Group Exhibitions

2024

Heimat – was ist das? (Duo), Fotoforum Dresden, Dresden, DE

2023

Annual Exhibition, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Hamburg, DE

Young Format, QUAD, Derby, GB

Motiva – the ambiguity of belonging, Stadtbierhalle, Biberach an der Riß, DE

Professional Dreaming, Frappant Galerie, Hamburg, DE

2022

Sony World Photography Awards, Willy-Brandt-Haus, Berlin, DE

Fresh Eyes Talents, Haute Photographie, Amsterdam, NL

Sony World Photography Awards, Fotofestival Lenzburg, Lenzburg, CH

Zuhause No. 5, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, DE

WE_LOVE, Fotoforum Dresden, Dresden, DE

WE_LOVE, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne, DE

The Human Blueprint, Rotterdam Photo Festival, Rotterdam, NL

Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London, GB

Zuhause No. 5, Landesvertretung Niedersachsen, Berlin, DE

2021

Pola Pola, Kunstraum Oberfett, Hamburg, DE

Connecting Worlds, University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Hamburg, DE

2019

Rich & Richer?!, Altonale, Platz der Republik, Hamburg, DE

Ferðaþjónusta – Ísland: Human Traces in Landscapes, Altonaer Museum, Hamburg, DE

2018

Tabula Rasa, Kunstraum Oberfett, Hamburg, DE

Forms of Being Human, Kunstraum Oberfett, Hamburg, DE

Publications

2022

GUP Magazine Fresh Eyes Talents, Publication

WE_LOVE, Deutscher Jugendfotopreis, Catalogue

Sony World Photography Awards, Catalogue

2019

Ferðaþjónusta – Ísland: Human Traces in Landscapes, Catalogue

Features

2023

British Journal of Photography, Article (digital)

ABK Stuttgart Matratze Magazine, Issue 5 (print)

Belfast Photo Festival, Instagram Residency (digital)

2022

rûm Magazine, Issue °V (print)

PhMuseum, Story of the Week (digital)

CHIP Foto Video, Interview (print)

kwerfeldein, Reportage (digital)

Vaihinger Kreiszeitung, Article (print)

Stuttgarter Zeitung, Article (print)

2021

ZEIT Weltkunst, Vonovia Award Special (print)

Ludwigsburger Kreiszeitung, Article (print)

Talks

2022

Fotografie im Kontext: Preisträgerinnen des Vonovia Award, Kunstmuseum Bochum, DE

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