Nadja Sayej is a Canadian reporter, broadcaster, photographer and cultural critic based in Berlin, Germany. In covering architecture, travel, design, technology and art, she writes for The New York Times, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The Guardian, The Economist, Newsweek, Forbes, PAPER magazine, Maclean’s, The Globe and Mail, GOOD magazine, among others.
Nadja focuses on celebrity interviews, arts and travel, entertainment, lifestyle, column writing, web reporting, daily news, broadcast, social media and Gonzo journalism. Acclaimed as the web-tv host of ArtStars*, she has interviewed hundreds of world-renowned artists including Marina Abramovic, Yoko Ono, James Franco, Gilbert & George and John Waters. She made headlines for conducting the first-ever jpeg interview with Douglas Coupland, as well as interviewing French artist Cyprien Gaillard atop a pyramid of beer (all press here).
In 2010, she began a practical how-to ebooks company ArtStars* Books, which teaches artists to be business savvy entrepreneurs. “The ArtStars* Guide to Getting Your Shit Together” is an inspiration, instructional guide to help aspiring artists gain control of their public image, financially profit while creating a compelling vision for their career.Nadja is interested in working with new editors, thriving on challenging assignments and expanding on travel, lifestyle and culture reporting, as well as columns and book writing. She is also an art critic rapper named Snowe White.