Katja Ruge I Photography
ABOUT KATJA RUGE I PHOTOGRAPHY
Katja Ruge - BFF Professional. freelance photographer: portraiture, music, lifestyle and photo essay.
First of all, I love photography and music. After my studies in graphic design and my apprenticeship as a photo lab-assistant, I worked as a lab-assistant, a photo-assistant in Manchester/U.K. and later as an art director in Duesseldorf. Freelance photography since 2000.
Magazines, Companies, Artists, Books, Art. Themed exhibitions of my works in Gronau, Berlin, Dessau and Hamburg. Exhibitions in galleries in Brussels/Belgium, Graz/Austria and Tarifa/Spain. Published a book called "Fotoreportage23-In search of Ian Curtis". My latest themed exhibition "Can Love be Synth?" about Classic Analog Synthesizer was held in Berlin, SXSW Festival Austin /Texas, Reeperbahnfestival Hamburg, A Synth Fest St.Gallen and Fantastic Gondolas In Lech am Arlberg. The "Warp 25 - a Musiclabel in Pictures" exhibition went Golden Pudel Club Hamburg, Baustelle Kalk in Cologne and was voted online by Monopol Magazine Germany as one of the best exhibitions in 2014. Together with Andrew Prinz I work on the book "Shoegaze: From Dreampop to Space Rock - and Beyond".
In 2016/17 my photoexhibotion "Ladyflash" at kulturreich gallery Hamburg with the support from the Reeperbahn Festival was on for three month.
Decca Classics, Kultur Spiegel, Neue Monarchie, Warner Music Germany, Spielbank Hamburg, Spex Magazin, Joy, Shape, My Way, Landgenuss, Abenteuer & Reisen, Madame, Intro, Slices - Electronic Music, Groove, Resonanzraum Hamburg, Arte Magazine, TeraVolt, Eisenberg, Freshfields, Zodiac, Pias Germany, Hi-Life, Ego Hamburg, Kantar Media, Daimler Benz AG, Der Blaue Hummer, Caudalie, Initiative Musik Deutschland, Universal Music, Nespresso, Swatch Group Germany, Freitag Taschen, Astonish Magazine, Prada and many more.
portrait by J. Konrad Schmidt
24.6.-22.7.17 Warp Records photoexhibition Echo Bücher Berlin
Ladyflash solo exhibition kulturreich Hamburg
Can Love Be Synth Compagnie Theatre (Amsterdam Dance Event)
BFF Triebwerk Group exhibition Berlin
Can Love Be Synth Porto Alegre Brazil
BFF Both at Photokina Colgne
Can Love Be Synth Drunter &Drüber Art Festival Hamburg
BFF Aufschlag Group exhibition Hamburg