Stephan Lucka

Portrait of photographer Stephan Lucka in front of Tehran´s skyline
Stephan Lucka (b. 1979) is a freelance photographer based in Dortmund / Germany, working in the field of reportage, portrait and documentary. Stephan uses photography to learn about human connection. His projects explore the concept of identity in a social or cultural context.
 
Before he became a photographer, he worked as a professional musician. In 2018 he graduated as a Bachelor of Arts in photography at the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund.
 
Stephan is a member of:
VG Bild-Kunst, Freelens, and Fotobus Society
 
 

Stephan Lucka (*1979) ist ein freischaffender Fotograf aus Dortmund. Er nutzt die Fotografie, um mehr über menschliche Beziehungen zu erfahren. Seine Projekte erforschen Konzepte der Identität in einem sozialen oder kulturellen Kontext.

Bevor Lucka Fotograf wurde, arbeitete er einige Jahre als professioneller Musiker. Im Jahr 2018 schloss er sein Studium an der Fachhochschule Dortmund mit dem Bachelor of Arts im Fach Fotografie ab.

published in:
FAZ, STERN, spiegel.de, Süddeutsche Zeitung, GEOlino, FAZWoche, Tagesspiegel, Fluter, NIDO, BARBARA

2022
finalist Canon Student Programme at “Visa pour l‘image”, Perpignan

2022
World Report Award, IT
shortlist

2022
hospitance Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ)

2022
nominee Unicef Photo of the Year

2021
selectee DFA Portfolio Walk
Mannheim, GER

2021
selectee Hamburg Portfolio Review

2021 World.Report.Award, IT shortlist

2021 – Bar Tur Photo Award, UK, shortlisted

2021 Hansel-Mieth Preis, shortlist

2020 – Participant Canon Student Program at
„Visa pour l’image“

2020 – Bar Tur Photo Award, UK
shortlist

2019 – Felix-Schoeller-Award, GER
shortlist

2018 –
DFA Portfolio Walk
Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany

exhibitions:
2018 and 2019
„TwoCities“ –
DAAD project / Tehran, Iran
(Group show)

2018
„The Future Is Ours“ Book Fair Frankfurt (Group show)

2017
„The Future Is Ours“ KOLGA Tbilisi Photo Festival 2017, Tbilisi, Georgia
(Group show)