University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Germany
About Maria Sturm
Romanian photographer Maria Sturm (*1985) first studied photography at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany before completing her MFA in Photography at the Rhode Island School of Design as a Fulbright and DAAD scholar.
Her most recent work “You don't look Native to me” has won the PHmuseum Women Photographers Grant, the Royal Photographic Society Award and the SPE Award for Innovations in Imaging, it was shortlisted for PhotoLondon La Fabrica Book Dummy Award and made the 2nd place at Unseen Dummy Award. It was published in British Journal of Photography and Filmbulletin and exhibited in the German Consulate New York, Clamp Art New York, Encontros da Imagem, at Artists Unlimited Bielefeld, Addis Foto Fest, Photo Vogue Festival and at Aperture Foundation New York among others.
It will be next shown at Format Festival and Kunsthaus Rhenania.
Other award winning, internationally exhibited and published projects are For Birds' Sake (with Cemre Yesil) and Be Good.