currently based in moscow
phone: +7 977 8243717


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Emile is a documentary photographer from Munich currently based in Moscow, Russia.


His photo essays have appeared in publications including The Washington Post, Newsweek, L‘Obs, De
Volkskrant, D la Repubblica and on National Geographic. He has worked on assignment for outlets such
as The New York Times, Der Spiegel and ZEITmagazin.
In 2018 he was selected as one of the World Press Photo 6x6‘s visual storytellers from Europe, named
one of PDN‘s 30 emerging photographers to watch and awarded the n-ost prize for reporting on Eastern
Europe in the photography category.




Awards and mentions

2018 | World Press Photo's 6x6
2018 | PDN's 30
2018 | n-ost Reportage Award by Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe n-ost
2017 | VGH Preis
2017 | Marty Forscher Student-Fellowship
2017 | PDN Photo Annual - Student Category
2017 | Kolga Tbilisi Newcomer Award
2016 | Magnum Photography Awards - Student Spotlight
2016 | Nominated for n-ost Reportage Award by Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe n-ost
2016 | PDN Photo Annual - Student Category
2016 | dpa news talent by German Press Agency dpa
2016 | Gold at 71st CPOY in Documentary Category



Exhibitions and festivals

2019 | Festival Circulation(s) in Paris, France
2018 | Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hannover, Germany
2017 | PhEST - Festa Internazionale della Fotografia in Monopoli, Italy
2017 | Solo exhibition at VGH Galerie in Hannover, Germany
2017 | Group exhibition "From Hannover. Photojournalism. Now." in Perpignan, France
2016 | Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hannover, Germany
2016 | Screening at Festival International du Journalisme Vivant in Couthures, France
2016 | Odessa Batumi Photo Days – Territory and Space in Batumi, Georgia
2015 | Commended Project at Organ Vida International Photography Festival in Zagreb, Croatia
2015 | Group exhibition "Beyond the facts – Photojournalism from Hannover" in Perpignan, France



Press

2018 | National Geographic
2017 | The Washington Post - In Sight
2017 | 6 Mois - excerpt of Diagnosis
2017 | 6 Mois - excerpt of Aidara
2017 | NZZ Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Aidara
2017 | NZZ Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Diagnosis
2017 | Ostlook Magazine
2017 | Interview at Deutschlandfunk
2017 | Interview at Spiegel Online
2016 | Interview at LensCulture
2015 | FOG Platform + Magazine - Documentaries dispersed