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Born in Germany in 1974, Ulrike graduated with a degree in Photography at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany, in 1999, when she moved to London to complete her Master’s Degree at University of Westminster in 2001. With a strong interest in portrait and documentary photography her work has been published in many prestigious magazines and publications in Germany, Switzerland and the UK. She is appointed Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Westminster and has been working on international collaborations in the US, China, Burkina Faso, Germany and the UK.

With a passion for portraiture and the built environment, Ulrike keeps exploring people’s lives and their surroundings with her photographic practice. 

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Teaching

BA Photography

MA Photography Arts