Paul Nungeßer

"A NEW NORMAL" by Luzie Loose and Paul Nungeßer can be seen at B3 Leading Exhibition.

Paul Nungeßer (born 1991) left his hometown Berlin at the age of 14 to spend a year abroad as an exchange student in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2011 he moved to New York to study at Columbia College, as a John-Jay Scholar and scholar of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, majoring in photography and architecture. In 2014 he spent a semester abroad at FAMU, Prague, where he had the unique opportunity to lens two short flms on 35mm. While still in college, Paul already began working as a cinematographer for small music videos and short flms in New York and Los Angeles. As a photography student under the guidance of his professors Tom Roma and Kai McBride, he produced mostly analog, b/w portrait work. His fnal photography thesis at Columbia was On I Off, a series of photographs investigating the phenomen of people absorbed by their cell phones in social situations. After graduating from Columbia in 2015 with a bachelor of liberal arts he returned to Berlin, where he worked as director of photography for several art flms, mostly in cooperation with students from Kunsthochschule Weißensee (fashion and sculpture) as well as Universität der Künste (visual communications under professor Anna Anders). After being successfully admitted to Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, he began his cinematography studies there in 2016. In 2018 he spent a semester abroad at La Fémis, Paris.

You can fnd a more comprehensive overview of Paul‘s work on paulnungesser.com