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Wo Nietzsche büffelte

Nietzsche's alma mater

Appeared in "DAHEIM in Deutschland", July 2011

Photos by Sascha Montag, text by Marlis Heinz

The Pforta Public School in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt is not your usual lyceum. The medieval monastery with a centuries-old history as an educational institution draws exceptionally talented students.

Stormer Portfolio

Carsten Stormer portfolio

Appeared in Digital Photographer Philippines

An article devoted to the work of Zeitenspiegel reporter and photographer Carsten Stormer.

Operation Freedom

Operation Freedom

Appeared in Amnesty Journal 6-7/2012

Text and photos by Carsten Stormer

Syrian refugees in Lebanon tell tales of of torture, execution, and sniper fire. They have escaped the terror and random violence. That doesn’t mean they’re welcome in Lebanon.


On the exploitation merry-go-round

Appeared in "Wiener Zeitung Extra", 07.07.2012

Text and photos by Carsten Stormer

People who clean public toilets in the city of Lucknow are “untouchables” whose “impure” status is passed down from parents to children. The Indian government is finally doing something about it.

CS Syria publications

The battle for Azaz

Appeared in Frankfurter Rundschau, 28-29 July 2012

By Carsten Stormer

The civil war in Syria is destroying the country. Once vibrant cities are now ghost towns. Scenes from a war of attrition.

First we take Azaz

First we take Azaz

Appeared in "Stuttgarter Zeitung", 28 July 2012

Text: Carsten Stormer / photos: Nicole Tung

The tide is turning for Syria’s rebels. In the small town of Azaz in the north, they kept government troops holed up in a mosque for weeks. And won.

The shark-callers

The Shark Callers of New Ireland

Appeared in "Esquire Philippines", April 2012

Text und Fotos: Carsten Stormer

On an island in Papua New Guinea, there are people who catch sharks without nets, hooks, or harpoons. They are known as shark-callers.

Text and photos: Carsten Stormer

Appeared in Esquire Philippines, April 2012


The witch hunt

Appeared in "Amnesty International Magazin", 01/2011

Text and photos by Carsten Stormer

In Papua New Guinea, belief in sorcerers and black magic is widespread. Hundreds of accused practitioners are killed every year.

Flucht unter Wasser

Underwater flight

Appeared in "NEON", 09/2011

By Carsten Stormer, photos by Veejay Villafranca

Fishermen hunted them. Conservationists saved them. Now ecotourists are hugging them to death. The whale sharks of the Philippines.

Putting off baby 1

The four-day baby emergency

Appeared in FOCUS School 4/12

By Tanja Krämer, photos by Sascha Montag

Hold it. Feed it. Change it. Listen to it scream. In a school project in Bremen, teenagers are learning what it’s like to be responsible for an infant 24 hours a day.