Nine questions and their illustrated answers.
Q: Tell me a bit about yourself, but first of all: what is your name?
A: Sure! My name is Dörte (Doerte) Fitschen-Rath. Aside from creative, I'm a runner and I have never had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
Q: Where are you from?
A: Hamburg, Germany.
Q: What inspires you?
A: You could say, what I see inspires what I do and vice versa. But, don’t let reality fool you, it can be sliced in many different ways…
Q: How do you pronounce your name?
A: Think Goethe + Motörhead with a 'D'.
Q: What makes you smile?
A: Oscar and Eames!!!
Q: How did it all begin?
A: I fell in love with photography as a teen and then studied Communication Arts to launch my career at the crossroads of advertising, fashion and entertainment.
Q: What do you do?
A: My studio is multidisciplinary
and I work as a photographer and creative director, analogue and digital.
Q: Do you have a favorite place?
A: New York City.
Q: What do you dream about?
A: Equality, peace and a protected environment. No big deal.