Claudia Heinermann (born 1967 in Iserlohn/Germany) studied Fine Arts at the Fine Arts academy in Enschede/NL. From 2004 -2007 she continued her education in documentary photography at the Fotoacademie Amsterdam. Today she is a freelance photographer living in Delft/NL. She is dedicated primarily to long-term documentary projects and contemporary historical issues as well as genocide and the consequences of war. She has worked as a photographer on long-term projects in countries such as Bosnia, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belgium, Germany and Rwanda. Claudia has published six photo books so far and has contributed to numerous publications both in The Netherlands and abroad. Her works have been acquired by various Collections and shown in several museums like: Kamp Westerbork, Kamp Vught, Liberty Park/NL, Holocaust Museum Mechelen/Belgium, Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin as well as in galleries and photo festivals in The Netherlands, Belgium, Lithuania, Georgia, Kaliningrad and Germanny. In November 2015 she published the prize winning photo book ‘Wolfskinder A Post-War Story’, in February 2020 the prize winning photo book ‘Siberian Exiles Part I -Lithuania’ and in May 2022 ‘Siberian Exiles Part III – The story of Marju and the legacy of the Atomic Gulag’.
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