Ingar Krauss in Berlin


© Ingar Krauss

Born in East Berlin in the 1960s, German photographer Ingar Krauss worked as a stagehand, and as a caretaker in a psychiatric home, before teaching himself photography in the 1990s. He went on to attract much acclaim for his social documentary portraits of subjects such as Eastern European migrant workers. His latest project, however, is different: earlier this year Italian clothing designer Marco Zanini invited him to Milan to shoot Santoni’s autumn/winter campaign. During the day, Krauss photographed his street-cast models in an abandoned house on the outskirts of the city. In the evenings, he went on long walks and took pictures of ordinary street scenes under the street lamps. Together, these pictures add up to ‘Mailand – Licht im Winter’ (‘Milan – Light in Winter’): a wonderful, down-to-earth portrait of the spirit of a city and its people.

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