Katja Heinemann is a Brooklyn-based German photographer whose personal work focuses on documenting social and cultural topics such as illness and stigma, youth culture and immigration. Katja regularly produces photo essays, new media stories and portraiture for editorial, commercial and institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. She is represented by the agencies Novus Select in the US and laif in Germany.
Katja’s new media documentaries on HIV/AIDS, On Borrowed Time, about the lives of children and teenagers in the U.S., and The Graying of AIDS on the global aging of the pandemic, illustrate how a personal body of work can grow from an editorial concept into an advocacy and educational tool, utilizing various platforms and media to have maximum impact in reaching diverse audiences. To learn more, please visit: