Drawing by Carlos Ezquerra
Berlin/London based photographer Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit’s work is published prolifically and internationally in major books and publications such as NME, The Guardian, The Independent, Neo2, The Fortean Times amongst others. Her editorial shoots have focused on many notable artists such as Suede, Primal Scream, Aimee Mann, Gary Numan, Ladytron, Sonic Youth, Melissa auf der Maur, Kasabian, Echo & The Bunnymen, Candy Clark, Richard O’Brien, The Kills and her photo of Amy Winehouse appeared on the cover of NME. Additionally, her live photography has resulted in iconic shots of the likes of Smashing Pumpkins, Franz Ferdinand, The Libertines, Manic Street Preachers, Jane’s Addiction, PJ Harvey, R.E.M., The Cramps, Interpol and Iggy Pop.
Clients include The Independent on Sunday, The Guardian, PETA, Virgin, NME.
Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit currently resides between London and Berlin, and works out of her Central Berlin Studio Lux Revolver. She co-edits culture and art magazine Splendid Berlin, and her first photographic art book Berlin Reflections – Antlitz Berlin was published in 2016.
Academically, she studied at London College of Printing and the University of Westminster (BA Hons Film, Video & Photographic Arts) as well as Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
She is currently studying on the MA Graphic Design & Art Direction at Manchester School of Art.