Andrea is a German-British photographer & multimedia designer based in London. She studied photography at the Bavarian Institute of Photography in Munich, Studio Art at City University of New York and holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Leeds.

Her portraits, reportages and travel stories have been published in the New Yorker, Fortune, Time, British Airways & Lufthansa magazine, Bombardier, Siemens, Stern, Time, Zeit and Spiegel magazine, among others and she is a member of laif agency in Cologne.

Andrea’s personal work has emerged out of photography’s expanded field and includes installation, photography, collage, video, and immersive realities such as VR and AR. Over the years, she took part in multiple international exhibitions including Kunsthaus Hamburg, Royal Academy of Arts London, Charles Dickens Museum, Coleman Project Space, University of Leeds, and Towner Eastbourne, among others.

Her virtual reality experience Rise of the Tidal Island Queens was shortlisted for the VR Art Prize 2023, awarded by DKB Berlin; the HD video Pandemia to Pandemia shown at the Format Foto Festival 2021. She has been awarded a lottery grant from Arts Council England for her Virtual Reality work Ghost Weight Experience, a Mac Dowell Fellowship for an artist residency in New Hampshire/USA; and an Ecce grant for her solo exhibition in Bochum. 

Andrea is also a Media Design lecturer for International University of Applied Science and has taught digital photojournalism and studio art for Oxbridge Academic Programs in Oxford & Cambridge.

She is currently building a new portfolio/ showreel for her animated photography and will be travelling to IM Konsthall in Lappland Sweden. to work on a new project

Interview https://blog.fotogloria.de/facesofphotography-teil-23-andrea-artz-aus-london/

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