Portrait von Sitara Thalia Ambrosio


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

Currently in Syria

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, Veto Magazin, Missy Magazin, Neues Deutschland, Rhein Neckar Zeitung and many more.

Prizes and Awards

2021 - First Prize Deutscher Multimediapreis
for » Kandvala «

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

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

2023 - Nominated for the Portraits Hellerau Photography Award for » Fragile as Glass «


2020 - Group exhibition » Changing Planet - Internationales Jugendfotofestival «

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 «

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


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