K. Hoell
Phantom Paris

Paris is one of my favorite places in the world. It has had a magnetic pull on me ever since I visited it for the first time in 2007. One of my dreams came true when I got to see Paris Photo in 2015. Unfortunately, this weekend turned into one of the most tragic that …

20. February 2019
Together you are less alone

5 Reasons Why You Should Join a Photography Collective In 2016, I was invited to join the Berlin photographers’ collective “lux fotografen“. I felt honoured that I got the chance to work together with founder Philipp von Recklinghausen, Grit Schwerdtfeger, Martin Tervoort and Janet Riedel. Some photographers whose work I had admired for years had been …

12. February 2019
Berlinale Encounters

Same procedure as every year: Each February black limousines start rolling through the streets of Berlin, destination Potsdamer Platz. There is no doubt, that the Berlin Film Festival “Berlinale” has started again. Filmmakers from all over the world flock to the city to share their love for the movies. Cineasts love the range of the …

6. February 2019
Sunset Park Synchronicities

Synchronicities are super cool. My personal favourite string of synchronicities happened when I decided to move to New York for two months to photograph my final MA project. It really felt as if the universe had conspired to show me that I was going to the right place at the right time. Apart from receiving a …

29. January 2019
God Thank the Queen

You’ve worked on your artistic project for months and months, sometimes for years. You brace yourself to finally take the plunge, to show your labour of love to the world, just to realise that the world is too busy, too occupied with other things, too fast-paced to stop for just a second and take in …

22. January 2019
Walking with Ghosts of Photography’s Past

  It’s March 2009. I have just started photographing professionally. Well, let’s be honest, I have just finished a single class at University, I have dabbled a little in darkroom work and I have an internship offer by Annie Leibovitz in my pocket (well, that’s actually something). So, what can go wrong? The world is …

14. January 2019