Nadja Sayej is a Canadian reporter, broadcaster, photographer and cultural critic based in Paris, France. In covering architecture, travel, design, technology and art, she writes for The New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, Forbes, Harper’s Bazaar, Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest and CNN, among others.
With a focus on celebrity interviews, arts, entertainment, celebrities and comedy, Nadja is acclaimed as the web-tv host of ArtStars*, where she has interviewed hundreds of world-renowned artists and celebrities including Marina Abramovic, Anish Kapoor and Julian Schnabel. She made headlines for conducting the first-ever jpeg interview with Douglas Coupland, and has interviewed celebrities like Susan Sarandon, James Franco, Isabella Rossellini, Patti Smith and Jean Paul Gaultier, in The Celebrity Interview Book, which was released on October 26, 2017.
ArtStars* Books is her publishing platform, where she writes books that teaches artists to be business savvy entrepreneurs. Getting Your Shit Together is an inspirational, instructional guide to help aspiring artists gain control of their public image written in 2010, while creating a compelling vision for their career and Making It In Berlin, released in 2014, is a guide for creatives who want to make it in Europe’s culture capital. Nadja is interested in working with new editors, public speaking and book writing, but mostly celebrity profiles and celebrity interviews.