Jörg Brüggemann, born in 1979, studied photography at the University of the Arts Bremen under the guidance of Professor Peter Bialobrzeski. Since September 2008 he has worked as a freelance photographer for German magazines including ZEIT Magazin, DUMMY, and NEON. He became a member the agency Ostkreuz in October 2009. Brüggemann lives and works in Berlin.
For his project "Metalheads" he, over the last three years, travelled to Argentina, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the United States to photograph heavy metal fans.