Nicoletta Poungias is a photographer and published writer from Germany.

 

Her work explores the intricacies of the human existence and what it means to be alive today, as well as the ways in which we perform our identities.

 

She was awarded 2. place in the category "Analog - Film Portrait" (non-pro) at the International Photo Awards 2020, as well as two Honorable Mentions both in 2019 and 2020 in portraiture categories.

a selection of self portraits

Competitions and Exhibitions

2020

  • International Photo Awards 2020, 2. place (non-pro) for the photograph 'when she speaks' in the category 'Analog / Film, Portrait', as well as Honorable Mentions (non-pro) , for the photographs 'stille Harmonie (quiet harmony)' in the category 'People - Family' and 'girls in the garden' in the category 'Analog / Film, Portrait'

2019

  • International Photo Awards 2019, Honorable Mention (non-pro), for the photographs '78 Cent' in the category 'People - Self Portraits' and 'my mother' in the category 'Analog / Film, Portrait'

  • Monochrome Photography Awards 2019, Honorable Mention (amateur), for the photograph 'Helena' in the category 'Portrait'

  • 'MovME', photography competition of Ludwig Galerie Oberhausen, 3. place with the photograph 'täglich gießt das Murmeltier', participation in the exhibition in Oberhausen

  • 'Ja. Nein. Weiß nicht.', participation in the exhibition at Dortmunder U

  • 'Ethereal: A Daily Poetry', participation in the exhibition at Galerie Joseph Turenne in Paris, France

2018

  • 'Eminent Domain: Intersectional Feminist Art Exhibition', participation in the exhibition at West Chelsea Gallery District in New York, United States of America
     

  • 'Heimat', participation in the photography exhibition by Cameo Kollektiv as part of LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hannover
     

  • 'Klare Verhältnisse', participation in the exhibition at Dortmunder U
     

  • 'Alteration', participation in the exhibition at Millepiani Exhibition Space in Rome (Italy)
     

  • 'UnderWater', participation in the exhibition at Millepiani Exhibition Space in Rome (Italy)
     

  • 'I AM', participation in the photography exhibition at Decumanus Gallery in Krk (Croatia)
     

  • Thin Line Fest, finalist with the photographs 'what now' and 'sun breathes fire', participation in the photography exhibit in Denton (Texas), United States of America
     

  • 'SHOOT NOW!' photography competition of Ludwig Galerie Oberhausen, 1. place with the photograph '78 Cent', participation in the exhibition in Oberhausen

 

2017

  • 'Nasty Women: A Resistance Art Exhibition', participation in the exhibition at Laconia Gallery in Boston, United States of America
     

  • 'Täuschend echt' photography competition of filmothek der jugend nrw e.V., 2. place in age group 18-25 with the photograph 'Change of perspective', participation in the exhibition at Dortmunder U
     

  • 'Mein Grün und ich' photography competition as part of the opening ceremony of Europe's Green Capital, participation in the exhibition in Essen

 

2016

  • 'European Youth Art Exhibition', participation in the exhibition at Zeche Zollverein in Essen

2015

  • solo photography exhibition titled 'Invented' at Gymnasium Goetheschule in Essen

 

 

2014

  • 'European Youth Art Exhibition', participation in the exhibition at Zeche Zollverein in Essen
     

  • 'Unretouched' photography competition of Ludwig Galerie Oberhausen, participation in the exhibition in Oberhausen

 

 

2013

  • 'Nachtschwärmerei' photography competition of JugendHilfe Essen, 3. place with the photograph 'Pünktlich zur Sperrstunde', participation in the exhibition in Essen

 

 

2012

  • 'European Youth Art Exhibition', participation in the exhibition at Zeche Zollverein in Essen
     

  • 'Zwei, Eins, Meins' photography competition of Folkwang Museum Essen, participation in the exhibition in Essen
     

  • 'Elektrisierend' photography competition of JugendHilfe Essen, participation in the exhibition in Essen
     

  • a selection photographs exhibited in Ruhrlandschule Essen, as well as Helmholtz Gymnasium Essen