Anne Ackermann (*1980) is a photographer & visual storyteller based in Germany working worldwide. 

She enjoys exploring alternative, sometimes personal, narratives in visuals, employing text, archive materials and objects.  

She is a multiple grantee of VG Bild-Kunst and recipient of artists’ grants of Photoreporter Festival St. Brieuc, France, and the Ministry of Culture of Rhineland Palatinate, a finalist at the International Women Photographers Award (IWPA), The Jacob Riis Award and the Hansel Mieth Preis. Her photos have been exhibited worldwide, e.g. FotoGrafia Festival (Rome), New York Photo Festival, Triennial of Photography, Hamburg.

She graduated from the College of Fine Arts Hamburg with a master in Visual Communication/Media and studied photography & photojournalism in Buenos Aires, Argentina and at Danish School of Journalism, Århus, Denmark. 


Anne was selected for the Nikon NOOR Masterclass in Switzerland and Noorderlicht Masterclass in Groningen. Other nominations include JOOP SWART Masterclass and 6x6 World Press Global Talent Program.


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Exhibitions (excerpt) 

2003         Internationale Fotoausstellung, Sprinkenhof, Hamburg, Germany  
2006         ‘filadelfia’, final exhibition, HfbK Hamburg, Germany  
2009         ‘filadelfia’, Goethe Institute Ecuador, supported by ifa Berlin, Germany  
2010         ‚Unpublished-Unknown‘, FotoGrafia Festival, Rome, Italy  
2010         ‚Humankind‘, New York Photo Festival, NY, USA  
2010         ‘LLL, Frauenbilder junger Künstlerinnen’, Kunstverein Celle, Germany  
2012         ,Open Photo‘, Cape Town, South Africa  
2012          Belfast Photo Factory , Belfast, Northern Ireland  
2013          Nuits Blanches‘, F Stop photo festival Leipzig, Germany  
2014          Solo exhibition Makerere Art Gallery, Kampala, Uganda  
2014          Jacobs Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland  
2015          Angkor Photo Festival  
2015          ‘Ausgezeichnet’, Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany  
2017          Travelling exhibition finalists IWPA 

                  (Dubai, Paris, New Delhi, Port Said, Alexandria,
                  Cairo,Toulouse, Marseille, Riyadh, Lahore, Islamabad)  
2017          ‘Weltbilder’, Terra Mater Magazine, Bank Austria Artforum, Vienna, Austria  
2020          Travelling exhibition ‘Blueborder Café Babel’ 

                  (Marseille, Brussels, Chemnitz, Palermo) 
2020          ‘LOUD & PROUD’, Galleri H, Copenhagen, Denmark  
2020          Festival de Fotografia de Paranapiacaba, São Paulo, Brazil



Clients magazines

mare, SZ Magazin, Terra Mater, The New York Times, Stern, Geo, Der Spiegel, NEON, NIDO, Focus, Brand Eins, Die Zeit, Amnesty Journal, Business Punk, Datum, Chrismon, NZZ, The New Yorker,  Guardian Weekend Magazine, Geo International, Brigitte, Zeit Campus, Zeit Leo, Geolino, 
Dein Spiegel, Missy Magazine, FAZ, Vice, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, She’s/Mercedes Benz Magazine, annabelle, WOZ


Clients NGO & Corporate

DAAD, USAID, CBM ( Christoffel-Blindenmission), Engender Health, Open Society Foundations,  Plan International, European Commission, CNN / Courageous, Barcroft Media, UNICEF, UNHCR,  CARE Affair, Caritas, NRC, giz, Jacobs Foundation, Heifer International, Grameen Foundation, CAPA Pictures, Luxembourg Airlines, International Justice Mission (IJM), etc.

Anne Ackermann

Anne Ackermann is an award-winning German documentary photographer currently based in Germany available worldwide.
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