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Eltern auf Probe

Trying out parenthood

Appeared in "MENSCHEN. das Magazin", 03/2011

By Tanja Krämer, photos by Sascha Montag

The school project “Think Before You Reproduce” teaches young people what it means to be parents with the aid of a “baby simulator.” The robot baby screams, wets, demands a bottle. The teenagers learn about sleep deprivation, the burdens of responsibility, and overwhelming emotions…


Syrians in Lebanon

Appeared in "Focus", 13 / 2012

Text and photos: Carsten Stormer

Syrians who make it to Lebanon tell of snipers, summary executions and torture. In Lebanon they are safe, but not welcome.

Text and photos: Carsten Stormer

Appeared in “Focus”, 13 / 2012


Life to a new beat

Appeared in "Geolino", Oktober 2011

Photos by Antonia Zennaro

A school for hip-hop in Colombia.

Male day care workers

More men!

Appeared in "Menschen.", December 2011

By Markus Wanzeck, photos by Sascha Montag

Men are few and far between in German day care centers. The country’s conservative “Family Minister,” Kristina Schröder, wants to raise the percentage of male workers from three to over 20.

The economical island

The economical island

Appeared in Natur, 8/2012

By Uschi Entenmann, photos by Sven Creutzmann

Cuba is embarking on a new revolution: The government has declared war on paraffin stoves, creaky refrigerators, and hot-to-the-touch light bulbs. Cuba has no resources to waste. A visit to the world’s sustainability capital.

CS Syria publications

Day of revenge

Appeared in Stern 31/2012

With Carsten Stormer (research/photos)

The regime in Syria seems to be on its last legs. The dictator is sticking to his guns, but the rebels are also increasingly merciless. The forces of Syrian democracy are meeting in Berlin to plan, secretly, for what comes after.

The fighter wants to hang up his gloves

The fighter wants to hang up his gloves

Appeared in DIE ZEIT, Sept. 6, 2012

By Dietmar H. Lamparter, photos by Thomas Kienzle

From an orphanage to shop steward at Porsche and, if he plays his cards right, beyond.

Nermin's dream

Nermin's dream

Appeared in DIE WELT, 17 Sept. 2013

Text and photos by Carsten Stormer

A young woman produces a newspaper in the besieged Syrian city of Sabadani.

Surf's up in Gaza

No bombs please, I'm surfing

Appeared in "Rogue Magazine", March 2012

Text: Carsten Stormer, Photos: Alessandro Gandolfi

Can you find hope at the end of the world? In a sun-kissed strip of land in the middle of nowhere, Carsten Stormer rides the waves in the world’s most dangerous stretch of sand and finds that, while the guns and tanks come and go, the surf and sea live forever.

Text: Carsten Stormer, Fotos: Alessandro Gandolfi

Erschienen in “Rogue Magazine”, March 2012

Im toten Winkel

In the blind spot

Appeared in "Amnesty International Magazin", Oktober/November 2011

Text and photos by Carsten Stormer

The army of Sudan is attacking its people in the province of South Kordofan. Hundreds of thousands are on the run. Amnesty International fears a Darfur-style escalation.