“Photography is my attempt to understand the world. It’s a journey that ultimately leads to the question ‘why are we here?’, and along that path comes everything else, life”.
Winta Yohannes was born in Eritrea and raised in Germany, from the age of three and is a graduate of the London Film School. After working and studying in New York and London, she now lives between Berlin and Paris, where she works on her personal projects and as a freelance photographer.
In 2009 she earned an Honorable Mention at Paris’ “Prix de la Photographie” for her series “Nation of Islam”.