Mathea is a Berlin-based Art Director and collage artist. She began her career working for magazines in New York for brands such as T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Bon Appétit, Architectural Digest, Allure and Teen Vogue.
Her work across both print and digital provides a full 360-degree view of our contemporary visual markets and she works on art direction for fashion editorials, campaigns, and individualized visual projects such as books and zines. In 2018, Mathea started Antihero Press, a small independent photo book press that publishes limited edition photo books.
Her own work deals with the visual language of nostalgia, using film and analog methods of photography. Her collages resemble artists sketchbook pages and combine both words and images that create a highly unique and personalized feel, utilizing the idea of tactile materials to create something new and ever evolving. Her own zines have been used in campaigns for brands such as La Mer.