Portrait von Sitara Thalia Ambrosio


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I am available for assignments and collaboration in germany and worldwide.

Sitara Thalia Ambrosio is a german Photojournalist and Visual Storyteller.

Ambrosio works internationally focusing on gender issues, migration, human rights violations, EU borders and conflicts. She aims to create thought-provoking visuals, with a focus on changing perspectives and dialogue, through photography and other media. Ambrosio integrates parts of her work into educational work presentations at schools and universities on the subject of migration. She is also engaged to shine light on gender issues in her own industry. Therefore Ambrosio also speaks on this topic at panels e.g. for the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ). She is a member of the German Female Photoclub. Her clients include the NZZ am Sonntag, Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland, Zeit online, Brand eins, Missy Magazin, Greenpeace Magazin, Taz, WOZ die Wochenzeitung and many more.

Prizes and Awards

2023 - Shortlisted for the IWPA Award with » Fragile as Glass «

2023 - Residence price by Portraits Hellerau Photography Award for » Fragile as Glass «

2022 - Winner of the Grimme Online Award for the Multimedia » Kandvala «

2022 - Shortlisted for the IWPA Award with
» The people behind the border «

2021 - First Prize Deutscher Multimediapreis
for » Kandvala «


2023 - » Fragile as Glass: LGBTIQ+ people in the Russian invasion against Ukraine - Helsinki Photo Festival « 2023 - Solo exhibition » Fragile as Glass: Residence Award Winner Exhibition in Hellerau - European Center for the Arts Dresden «

2023 - Group exhibition » Fragile as Glass: LGBTQ+ people in the Russian invasion against Ukraine - Portraits Hellerau Photography Award «

2022 - Group exhibition » Fragile as Glass - Everyday Scenes from a Country at War - SNNTG Festival «

2022 - Group exhibition » Fragile as Glass - Everyday Scenes from a Country at War - Folkn Fusion Festival «

2020 - Group exhibition » Changing Planet - Internationales Jugendfotofestival «

Funding and Scholarships

The Global Health Security Call from the European Journalism Centre. (EJC)


Jury member of the » Deutscher Multimediapreis mb21 «
Founding member of journalism collective » Freelance Underground «