Philippa Ndisi-Herrmann (1985, Germany) is a writer, filmmaker and photographer. 

Drawn to narratives about Children and Women, Philippa has a personal interest in Psychic Ancestry, Spirituality and the poetry of the Ocean.

She has directed numerous music videos and short films. Her feature-length documentary, Inside this New Love (formerly The Donkey that Carried the Cloud on its Back - The Göteborg International Film Festival Fund, IDFA Bertha Fund and Docubox EADFF) is in post-production.

Philippa has been exhibited her photography in collaboration with The Sundance Institute, at MoCADA in New York City (2011) and with the Goethe Institut, at the National Museum, Nairobi (2013). In 2012, under a pen name, a selection of her poetry was published in Reflections: An Anthology of New Work by African Women Poets.

A fellow of RAW Académie 2016, Philippa's Visual Poem Seeds won the Ecumenical Jury Award at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2017.

She vibrates and creates in the realm of still and moving words and images. Her first home is Nairobi, Kenya. She has a penchant for cooking, laughing with kindred spirits, dancing to songs that touch her heart and reading Maulana Rumi.

Email her: philippa@drinkthirstyfish.com