Anne Ackermann (*1980) is a photographer & visual storyteller based in Germany working worldwide. She enjoys exploring narratives in visuals, employing text, archive materials and sometimes 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 Bar Tur Awards, The Global Peace Photo Award, The Jacob Riis Award and the Hansel Mieth Preis. In 2021 she won the Martin Lagois Photo Prize. 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. Between 2011 and 2017 she was based in Kampala, Uganda. 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.
artist representation SEEN@ClairbyKahn on artsy
Internationale Fotoausstellung, Sprinkenhof, Hamburg, Germany
‘filadelfia’, final exhibition, HfbK Hamburg, Germany
‘filadelfia’, Goethe Institute Ecuador, supported by ifa Berlin, Germany
‚Unpublished-Unknown‘, FotoGrafia Festival, Rome, Italy
‚Humankind‘, New York Photo Festival, NY, USA
‘LLL, Frauenbilder junger Künstlerinnen’, Kunstverein Celle, Germany
,Open Photo‘, Cape Town, South Africa
Belfast Photo Factory , Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nuits Blanches‘, F Stop photo festival Leipzig, Germany
Solo exhibition Makerere Art Gallery, Kampala, Uganda
Jacobs Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
Angkor Photo Festival
‘Ausgezeichnet’, Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
Travelling exhibition finalists IWPA
(Dubai, Paris, New Delhi, Port Said, Alexandria, Cairo,Toulouse, Marseille, Riyadh, Lahore, Islamabad)
‘Weltbilder’, Terra Mater Magazine, Bank Austria Artforum, Vienna, Austria
Travelling exhibition ‘Blueborder Café Babel’ (Marseille, Brussels, Chemnitz, Palermo)
‘LOUD & PROUD’, Galleri H, Copenhagen, Denmark
Festival de Fotografia de Paranapiacaba, São Paulo, BrazilPH Museum Days, Bologna, Italy
Seen@ClairbyKahn, photobasel, Basel, Switzerland
LEICA M Magazine, 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
YARA, World Fixer, 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.