Claudia Wiens is a German-born photojournalist based in Instanbul and Cairo. Her expertise and knowledge from over 10 years of living in the region and her fluency in Arabic has allowed her to develop a style of rare intimacy of Middle Eastern culture that has grown into a signature of her work.
Her photographs can be seen in many international publications including GEO, The National, COLORS, and BBC World. She has been included in exhibitions in Germany, Egypt, Switzerland, and England. She also works for many NGOs.
Claudia is the author of 2 books. Coptic Life in Egypt is about the religious traditions and social life of the country's Christians and Of Dung-Beetle Messengers and Infamous Crickets - which portrays daily life in Myanmar/Burma.
Tribal Truth is featuring a selection of Claudia Wiens photographs which encompass many of her interests in Middle East culture including modern life, fashion and football, as well as religious traditions, women empowerment, and portraits - showing a modern day portrait of Middle East life.
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Claudia Wiens is represented by Getty Images/Global Assignments.
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