Hello!
My name is Charlotte Michele Ernst. I am a Freelance Photographer from Iserlohn, Germany, based between Berlin and Mexico. I studied Photography at BTK University of Applied Sciences from 2011 to 2015. I am currently doing a Master's Program in Visual and Media Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin.
I consider myself as a visual story teller who uses photography as a tool to dive into unknown realities, exploring the complexity of hybrid identity in human relationships.
A big part of my work focusses on long-term documentary projects on the human face of migration in different parts of the world.
My photographical explorations occur by meeting individuals and groups that are socially and culturally independent through a self-determined, unconventional lifestyle born out of the believe to cultivate the responsibility of sharing the inner state in order to elevate one's personal freedom.
 
Education
2015 – present: Freelance Photographer
2011 – 2015: btk, University of Applied Sciences – B.A. in Photography, Berlin, Germany
2009 – 2011: University of Heidelberg – Translation Studies of Spanish and Russian Language, Heidelberg, Germany
 
Selected Exhibitions
2016 A Pie al Cielo, Duesseldorf Photoweekend, solo show, Germany
2016 Was ich sehe, Duesseldorf Photoweekend, group exhibition (ongoing), Germany
2015 Dreizehn, H/O, group exhibition, Berlin
2013 Lichtgeflutet, Morisson Club, solo show, Vienna
 
Publication/Awards
2017 kwerfeldein Guest Article
2017 Fnder Magazine #4
2016 Fnder Magazine #2
2016 Photonews Magazin, Interview & Introduction to A Pie al Cielo 
2015 btk best Photography 3rd Prize