CV – Till Muellenmeister Photography


Till Müllenmeister | Photojournalist and Documentary filmmaker

Till Müllenmeister was born in 1981 in Cologne, Germany. After briefly studying political science and economics, he went on to study photography and media, focusing on photojournalism at the University of Applied Science in Bielefeld. He graduated in 2010.
A six-month internship for Swiss and Kenyan dailies “Neue Zürcher Zeitung” and “Daily Nation” in Nairobi, Kenya resulted in him covering the 2007/2008 election and the unrest that followed. He has worked as a freelancer since, working for newspapers and magazines such as “Die Zeit”, “taz”, “Handelsblatt” and “Der Spiegel”.
Other photography-related work included international co-operations and freelance work for UNHCR , SOS Children´s Villages, GTZ – Gemeinschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit.
He has travelled to numerous European and African countries producing photojournalistic reports. In 2010 he became a member of Laif photo agency and was nominated for the Black and White Spider Award. In 2011 he won the VG Bild sponsorship award and received the documentary photography award from Wüstenrot Stiftung. He is based in Cologne and Nairobi.