30-piece photographic work
Slowly but steadily the Boatpeople are moving upstream. Bettina Flitner got individuals and groups for her procession against the current in her boat from burma. Manager and families as well as homeless.
Female and successful
12-piece work, 2011
12 sucessful women, who made their way to the top: The chief designer of Rolls Royce, Barbara Blume, the journalist Tissy Bruns or the biathlon athlete Kati Wilhelm. They are all idols for yong women and their life stories show, that it is worth to study.
This series of 12 portraits with text was made in commission of the"Kooperationsgemeinschaft Mammografie". Portraits of women
Bettina Flitner photographed 25 top women scientists in Germany and Switzerland. They are physicians und biologists, astronomists und chemists, medics and mathematicians.
50 Years Misereor
Since 1958 the catholic aid organsiation is helping more than 94.000 project worldwide. Misereor is working in 98 countries in Afrika, Asia and Latinamerica. Bettina Flitner has travelled through three continents and photographed the whole campaign for the 50th anniversary of Misereor. More
210-piece photographic work, 2001-2006
66 portraits of women in europe. The chief of state, the artist or the worlds best chess player. More
I am Proud to be a Nationalist
15-piece photographic work, 2000
They live on the fringes of Berlin. They wear combat boots, "white power"-jackets and shaved scalps. Bettina Flitner talked to them, observed and photographed them. What do they mean by "nationalistic?" And what could be their motives?
12-piece photographic work, 1992
Do you have an enemy? And if so, what would you do with him if you could do it without getting punished? This was the question Bettina Flitner asked random passers-by in the streets of Cologne and Berlin.
12-piece photographic work, 1994
Do you deserve a personal monument? And if yes, for what? For a few weeks in the spring of 1994, Bettina Flitner moved her studio to the rooms of the "Center for Self Help" of the Cologne suburb Chorweiler, which is considered a bad neighborhood.
12-piece photographic work, 1996
Did you ever lose your heart? And if yes, what were the consequences? As with her first two works "My Enemy" and "My Monument" Bettina Flitner has worked with random passers-by for this last part of her trilogy.
For the first time this report from Pattaya, the "largest open air brothel" of Thailand, shows not only the women who work as prostitutes but also their johns.
9-piece photographic work, 1992
People at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin more than half a century after the Olympic Games 1936. People who are no winners but rather everyday heroes. What is it they always wanted to be honored for?
10-piece photographic work, 1992
Cemetery of Friedenau Berlin, 16. Mai 1992. Marlene Dietrich is buried in Berlin, according to her last wish. The people of Berlin react diversely to the transportation and burial of the celebrity in her old hometown. The women of Marlene Dietrichs Generation tend the neighboring graves. What do they think about the burial of the returned celebrity in her birth city Berlin? More
15-piece photographic work, 1991
Albert-Schweitzer-Street 21 and 22 in Hoyerswerda. After the excesses of Germans against foreigners with whom they had been living wall to wall for years. What has really happened?
Report from No Man's Land
46-piece photographic work, 1989/90
Fall 1989. The Berlin Wall comes down. And suddenly they face each other, the people from the East and the West. In the no mans land of reunited Germany. For months Bettina Flitner wandered along Berlins border line and asked people: What do you feel now?