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In over 20 years of working as a correspondent for Architektur Und Wohnen, Vera Graaf has reported on architecture and design from locations all over the Americas, including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Santa Fe, Mexico City and other architectural hot spots.

 

In over 25 years of working as a journalist, VG has written hundreds of articles for various German publications, ranging from Der Spiegel to Die Zeit and Sueddeutsche ZeitungGEO, Du Magazine and many more.

 

 

For the German weekly, Der Spiegel, VG wrote articles of general interest, such as the rise of the American Mega Church, or Welfare Hotels in New York City. 

 

 

VG also wrote for the German Die Zeit and its Zeit Magazine, beginning in the Eighties, and covering topics such as the re-opening of the opera in Manaus, Brazil, or the rise of Miami as the new life-style capital.

 

VG was the New York correspondent for the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung  from 1990 to 2000. She covered, among other subjects, the latest in books, films, theatre, buildings and design, and also wrote about social topics such as censorship in the US Congress and the AIDS crisis and its devastation of the art world.

VG’s book, Homo Futurus, a close look at American science fiction, appeared in 1972, published by Claassen Verlag, Germany.

Curious about Vera’s films made in collaboration with Max Scott? Stranger from Away can be viewed on Youtube: Souvenirs – the Many Worlds of Micky Wolfson is available on DVD at Amazon.