Meike Nixdorf, born 1976, is a German visual artist. She holds a B.Sc. in Psychology from Freie Universitaet Berlin and was educated in photography and video at the School of the International Center of Photography during her three year stay in New York, 2005-2008. Her work has been exhibited in the USA, UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Brazil and Guatemala and is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro (MAM) and the Southeast Museum of Photography. She has been showing her work at several international photofestivals like the Noorderlicht Photofestival and GuatePhoto. Meike has received several awards, amongst others she has been a Hey Hot Shot and Critical Mass finalist. Recently her work was featured by The New Yorker and chosen for THE FENCE 2015 by Photoville, New York.
Meike´s main interest lies in examining and raising questions about perception, the perspective and the interaction of both.
These uncanny views of the Earth's crust (mountain ranges, glaciers, treelines, changing forms) are all derived from multiple Google Earth images, creating unnaturally clear, sharp, and oddly out of this world images of our rapidly changing planet.