Henrieke Strecker Self Portrait

I was born at the edge of the Black Forest, in Freiburg, Germany.

My interest in photography began by experimenting with photograms, so-called lensless photography. More than 30 years ago I printed my first photogram and built my first camera obscura. – I now work in monotypes and video.

Borders and transitions have always pulled my interest.

Thus, you will find me in that liminal space between painting, printmaking and photography.

My subjects are taken from nature. I exhibit my work internationally, e.g. Germany, Italy, Albania, Spain, Norway, USA.

For seven years I lived in the forests of the White Mountains on the East Coast of the USA, teaching analog photography, as well as historical photographic processes of the 19th century, at Plymouth State University, New Hampshire.

I then returned to Europe. From 2015 – 2020 I have resided in Berlin, Germany. In December 2020 I moved back to my birthtown Freiburg at the foot of the Black Forest.

Upcoming Events

February 19 to June 18, 2023

„Steamers, Dykes, Dramas“

Prints from the Collection and Contemporary Positions

I will show monotypes etching, lithography,

video installation and artist book,

both based on seaweed at

Museum Kunst der Westküste,

Island of Föhr, Germany

Virtual tour through the exhibition

Virtueller Rundgang durch die Ausstellung


LINKS to further work


Salt Blossoms



Pinhole Photography

Cliché Verre

Articles to download

PASATIEMPO, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA 2013

Mallorca Zeitung 2014

Hessisches Ärzteblatt 2017

CV Download

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