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Katja Rahlwes

Photographer

biography

Nationality: Germany
Born in Germany, Katja Rahlwes arrived to Paris at the tender age of 16 to study design at the famed fashion Institute Studio Bercot. After graduating she started her career as an illustrator and fashion stylist working for some of Europe's most innovative and influential fashion titles. However, Katja felt that her true calling was in image making behind the lens as a photographer. Her first assignments were for the iconic parisian fashion bible of cool, Purple Magazine. Katja has developed a unique language in within her fashion work. As she highlights the most important trends of the season, she is simultaneously depicting and assertive and sexually empowered woman, a muse in control of her destiny and her physicality. A true contrast to the "femme objet" that is depicted by many of her peers who objectify women and disempower them positioning them as mere objects of consumption. Her unique perspective has landed her assignments in Vogue Paris, Vogue Nippon, Self Service, W and i-D Magazine as well as Gucci, Celine, MiuMiu, Chloe, APC, and Maison Martin Margiela.

updates

Song Bird
British Vogue (Editorial)
published: August 2014
Le Goût & Les Couleurs
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: July 2014
The Runway Bride
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: May 2014
Cannes Confidential
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: May 2014
Blonde Platines
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: April 2014
Paul & Joe S/S 14
Paul & Joe (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Sogni Elettrici
Flair (Editorial)
published: March 2014
Flair #9 2014 Covers
Flair (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2014
Do not disturb
Vogue China (Editorial)
published: February 2014
Nimm's sportlich
Zeit Magazine (Editorial)
published: February 2014
Official web site:
WWW.katjarahlwes.com