Claudia Sohrens

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Tutor, Visiting Assistant Professor, Summer Instructor HEOP, UG Communications Design 718.636.3594 p Brooklyn Campus, Steuben Hall 4th fl

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B.A. Communications Design, IN.D, B.A. Fashion Journalism, AMD, Hamburg, Germany; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, Media and Communications, European Graduate School, Switzerland.


Sohrens is an artist, researcher, archivist, producer and circulator, from Germany. Her work is featured in museum and private collections and has been presented in numerous group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. As an independent curator, she has worked on many projects, including the 2017 "Pop-Up Archive" at ICP/Mana; the "Performing Archive"during her artist residency at A.I.R in 2015, a Foto/Pod "What is a photograph?" at the 2013 Dumbo Arts Festival, as well as the exhibition entitled "Ulrike ist Schuld" at the German Embassy in New York in 2001. Fellowships awarded to her include the Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, ICP Artist Residency at Mana, A.I.R. Fellowship, NYFA Fellowship for Photography, and the AIM23 Artist Residency at the Bronx Museum. Her long-term photographic research project "Mise En Abyme: Archive", has fiscal sponsorship through Artspire/NYFA, where she serves as a mentor for NYFA's Immigrant Artist Program since 2011. Sohrens is currently also faculty at the International Center of Photography, and working as a teaching artist with Artists Space and BRIC Arts & Media.