I’m Milena Schilling, a freelance photographer and art director, based in Constance, southern Germany – near the swiss border.
In general i love good light, stories and concepts in the field of advertising, editorial and portrait photography. I love social critical issues and to tell provocative and humorous stories with my pictures.
I am available for commission, feel free to contact me for requests and collaborations.
2019–2022 Master of Arts in photographic studies at University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Dortmund
2017–2018 Art Director at Scholz & Friends Hamburg
2015–2019 Bachelor of Arts in communcationdesign at University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Constance
2022, i am her voice, Platz 2
2022, Der Neue BFF-Förderpreis
2021, Canon Student Developement Programme Visa Pour L'Image
2021, ProfiFoto New Talent Award 21/2
2021, bpp YOUNG PHOTO AWARD 2021, Platz 1
2021, Global Young Faculty Photo Award, Shortlist
2020, ADC -Art Directors Club Junior Wettbewerb Germany,
2019, Mut zur Wut, Top 100
2022, "forced prostitution", group exhibition, Kulturbrauerei, Berlin
2022, "men are made to reproduce", group exhibition, Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart
2022, "breast feeding", group exhibition, Heart Directors Club, Reeperbahn, Hamburg
2022, "forced prostitution", group exhibition, Stadtpark Forchheim
2022, "forced prostitution", group exhibition, Hofburg, Wien
2022, "men are made to reproduce", group exhibition, Fotofestival Horizonte Zingst
2022, "forced prostitution", group exhibition, Akademie Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin
2022, „Ruhe bitte!“, group exhibition, Photofestival Phémina, Fontainebleau, France
2021, "Thomas Santhorie", group exhibition TWO CITIES, Negarkhaneh Honar, Tehran, Iran
2021, „Ruhe bitte!“, Frankfurter Buchmesse,
2021, „Augenmensch“, bpp, Photopia Hamburg
2021, „Ruhe bitte!“, re:vue, group exhibition, Galerie Huit Arles, France
2020, „macht mann“, Art Directors Club, Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg (canceled, #Corona)
2020, „macht mann“, Lauffenmühle Lauchringen
2019, „macht mann“, werkschau Konstanz
2017, „milch+blut“, Bülach
clients & publications
Chip Photo Video | Chrismon | Der Tagesspiegel | Further | HER VOICE | Holy Fashion Group | JOOP! | NUN, Magazin | Photo Presse | ProfiFoto | Spiegel | Spiegel Online | Spiegel Start | Strellson | SWAN Magazine | Tagree Magazine | Two Cities | windsor. | Vogue.it | ...