Maidje is a documentary photographer and film maker from Berlin, who is developing the majority of her personal projects during international Artist Residencies. After studying Textile Design at Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee, she continued her education at Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie, where she graduated in 2018. Her artistic work revolves around various sociological topics, including industrialization and its implications in Western society, social phenomena in rural areas, and individuals marginalized by the capitalist system.

Since 2019 she is a curatorial member of the AFF Galerie in Berlin. She is available for assignments and collaborations as a photographer, photo assistent and curator.

Please get in touch:

︎ hello (at)

︎ +4915758831891  


︎︎︎ “Diskurszone Ost - Reparatur und Revolution” is on view until June 30, 2024 at AFF Galerie in Berlin. It shows works by Eric Meier, Erik Niedling and Sven Gatter, curated by Sven Gatter and Maidje Meergans.

︎︎︎ From 2016 – 2018 she photographed the then upcoming restaurant ernst in Berlin. For press images please get in touch via e-mail: hello (at)

︎︎︎ “Girlhood” is part of the publication “Hinterm Berg – Notizen aus Osttirol”, Nadja Köffler (Hg.) schneeblind Band 13, 2023 (ISBN 978-3-99106-102-1). You can order a copy here (in German): 
︎︎︎ In 2021 she was an Artist in Residence in Eastern Switzerland with the TaDA Residency. During her residency she also developed her first documentary film project about the history of the Swiss textile industry. Her work has been exhibited in 2023 at Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.

︎︎︎ Together with Julia Brigasky she curated the exhibition CODED BODIES in 2022 at AFF Galerie, showing works by Alexander Kadow, Lina Scheynius & Ivonne Thein.

︎︎︎ She is part of the exhibition project IN WAVES #womenincovid. The exhibition has so far been shown in Berlin (2021), Bremen, Lüneburg and Tallinn, Estland (2022) and in 2023 in Bremerhaven. Read her ZEIT Newsletter feature about it. 

︎︎︎ Maidje spent April through July 2022 in Upper Austria as an Artist in Residence of the project Wirbelfeld. The series “d’Jugnd im Innviertel” is now a permanent installation at Schloss Sigharting, Upper Austria.


26. – 28.04.2024: Keep Your Eyes Peeled IX, AFF Galerie /Berlin, DE
08. – 22.02.2024: Mama, Bubu & me / GROTTO Berlin, DE

2023: Textile Industry & Artists in Residence /Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, CH
2023: Keep Your Eyes Peeled VII, AFF Galerie /Berlin, GER
2023: 9+1 TAGE SCHÖPFUNG, Kulturwerkstatt HAUS 10 /Bavaria, GER
2023: Solo exhibition, Kunsthaus bella martha /Bavaria, GER
2023: IN WAVES #womenincovid, Bremerhaven /Bremen, GER

2022: Kunstwerkstatt Lienz /East Tyrol, AU
2022: 25*Jahre Streetwork, Sparkassen Stadtsaal Ried/Upper Austria, AU

2022: Wirbelfest, Schloss Sigharting /Upper Austria, AU
2022: Vonovia Shortlist, Sprengel Museum /Hanover, GER
2022: IN WAVES #womenincovid, Stadt Bremen /Bremen, GER
2022: IN WAVES #womenincovid, Goethe Institut Estonia /Tallinn, EST
2022: IN WAVES #womenincovid, KulturBäckerei /Lueneburg, GER
2022: Raum für Kunst Halle e.V. /Halle, GER

2021: Shortlist Vonovia Award, Beste Fotoserie
2021: Hinterm Berg, Fotogalerie Friedrichshain /Berlin, GER
2021: IN WAVES #womenincovid, Köpenicker Str. 70 /Berlin, GER
2021: Keep Your Eyes Peeled VII, AFF Galerie /Berlin, GER

2020: Saudade, Raaago Gallery /Berlin, GER
2020: Keep Your Eyes Peeled VI, AFF Galerie /Berlin, GER
2020: MÄNNER, Projektraum Spoiler /Berlin, GER

2019: Helping Hands, Jugendprojekt Kreuzer /Berlin, GER
2019: Pop Up N°1, AFF Galerie /Berlin, GER
2019: Keep Your Eyes Peeled V, AFF Galerie /Berlin, GER
2019: Gallery Weekend opening, ORi Galerie /Berlin, GER
2018: Jahrgang Zwölf, Offlocation The Shelf /Berlin, GER
2018: Traumberufe, Jugendprojekt Kreuzer /Berlin, GER
2017: bluest light, ORi Galerie /Berlin, GER
2016: Ein Bild, Panke Gallery /Berlin, GER
2016: Ab in die Zukunft, Jugendprojekt Kreuzer /Berlin, GER
2015: IDLE Salon, Colonia Nova Galerie /Berlin, GER
2014: Rundgang, KHB Weißensee /Berlin, GER
2013: KunstPur, Galerie Wedding /Berlin, GER


02 – 03/2023: Kunsthaus bella martha / Bavaria, GER

04 – 07/2022: Wirbelfeld /Upper Austria, AU

09 – 10/2021: Künstlerhaus Eisenhammer /Brandenburg, GER
04 – 06/2021: TaDA Residency /St.Gallen, CH

..........08/2020: /East Tyrol, AU