born 1962 in Germany, has been working in Cuba since 1988.
Education in both editorial and advertising photography. Sven was covering seven years national and international assignments for the british news agency REUTERS and was pool photographer at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. He is now a reportage photographer, working on assignment for German and international publications like e.g. STERN, SPIEGEL, GEO and the NEW YORK TIMES. He has also published a book on Cuba. Sven's work includes features on all aspects of Cuban life, extensive archives on Castro as well as on all tourist spots on the island. He has travelled throughout Latin America to cover issues ranging from Presidential portrait of Chavez in Venezuela, Lapislazuli mining in the Chilenean Andes, Favelas in Rio de Janeiro to American's handover of the Panama Canal. Sven is the only German freelance photographer permanently accredited in Cuba.