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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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2010 ‚Unpublished-Unknown‘, FotoGrafia Festival, Rome, Italy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
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.