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Awards & Mentions:
2024
︎Athens Photo Festival 2024, Shortlist
︎PhMuseum Photography Grant, Main Prize, Honorable Mention 
︎Otto-Steinert Preis, Shortlist 
︎Sony World Photography Awards, Shortlist
︎LuganoPhotoDays, selected 
︎Rückblende, Shortlist
2023
︎Fotobus Grant, Shortlist 
︎Press Photo of the Year NRW, Award winner
︎Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Shortlist (with DOCKS)
︎PHMuseum Grant, Shortlist (with DOCKS)
︎Felix Schoeller Award - Finalist (with DOCKS)
2022
︎Rückblende Preis für politische Fotografie - Winner (DOCKS)
︎Stern-Preis, Shortlist (with DOCKS)
︎Otto-Steinert-Preis - 3rd Prize (DOCKS)
︎Hamburg Portfolio Review - Participant
2021
︎STERN Stipendium 2021
2020
︎World Press Photo Award, 2nd Prize Environment Stories
︎FUTURES Talent 2020, Triennale der Fotografie Hamburg
︎follow up - Grant, Freundeskreis der Photographie
︎Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Environment (shortlist)
︎Joop Swart Masterclass (nominee)
︎Kunststiftung NRW, Grand
︎Bartur Photoaward - Winner Judges Choice Student 
︎Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards (1st prize)
︎VG Bild­kunst Sti­pen­dium, Grant
2019
︎IAFOR Documentary Photography Award, (2nd Place Winner)
︎College Photographer of the Year (silver) - Documentary Category
︎Felix Schoeller Emerging Photographer Award 2019 (winner)
︎BFF Förderpreis (award winner)
︎W. Eugene Smith Student Grant (nominated)
︎Voies OFF Award (nominated)
︎Kolga Award, best single picture (shortlisted)
︎selected for New York Times Portfolio Reviews
︎Kolga Award, best single picture (shortlisted)
2018
︎selec­ted for Canon Mas­ter­class, Visa pour l’image, Per­pi­gnan
2017
︎Felix Scho­el­ler Photo Award 2017, Best Emer­ging Pho­to­gra­pher (nominated)
︎Kolga Award 2017, best reportage (shortlited)
︎Kolga Award 2017, New­co­mer Award (finalist)
︎LuganoPhotoDays, mobile contest (nominated)



Maximilian Mann, born 1992, is a German photographer. He holds a BA in photography from the 'University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Dortmund’. Max is a documentary and portrait photographer who focuses on stories about society, social and ecological changes.
Max has been a winner of the World Press Photo Award (2020) and his work has been published in DIE ZEIT, SPIEGEL, Le Monde, Los Angeles Times, among others.

He is a founding member of DOCKS collective, represented by LAIF Agency and an appointed member of the DGPh.

Max is based in Dortmund and Hamburg (Germany) and available for assignments.




Publications (selected)
TIME Magazine, time.com, Los Angeles Times, M Le magazine du Monde, Le Monde, ZEIT Magazin, DIE ZEIT, STERN, SPIEGEL, SPIEGEL Geschichte, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Brand Eins, Focus, Spiegel.de, Zeit Online, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Green, L'Espresso, Internazionale, The Globe and Mail, TAZ, Capital Magazin, Wirtschaftswoche, Manager Magazin,  11 Freunde, chrismon, Tagesspiegel, WePresent, DB Mobil, Asahi Shimbun Globe, STERN Gesund Leben, Marianne, trouw, Blockmagazin, ARTE, ZDF, WDR, RTL, br.de, P3 Publico, NPR - National Public Radio, Lufthansa Woman World Magazin, Topos magazin, Photonews, Pellicola Magazin, Huck Magazine, Nido, Ostpol-Magazin, Kulturaustausch,  emerge–Magazin für jungen Fototjournalismus, FOTOGRAFPHIE, FotoRoom, EssPress, ProfiFoto, Fotomagazin
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Exhibitions and screenings (selected):
2024
︎”Sony World Photography Awards”, Somerset House, London
︎Fotofestival Lenzburg, Switzerland 
2023
︎Saillon Citè d'Images – Art Festival, Switzerland 
︎Rencontres d'Arles - at MRO Foundation - DOCKS Collective “A Year Along the Banks”, Arles, France
︎FOTODOKS Munich, Germany (DOCKS)
︎Bucharest Photofest, Romania (DOCKS)
︎Projekthaus Torstr. 111, Berlin, Germany  (DOCKS)
︎GAF Gallery for Photography, Hanover, Germany (DOCKS)
2021
︎”Fuck You Corona - fotografische Positionen zur Pandemie”, Wissenschaftspark Gelsenkirchen
︎”BEWEGTE KÖRPER”, Michael Horbach Stiftung Köln
︎”Die längste Nacht”, Brückstraße Dortmund
︎Odessa Photo Days, Odessa
2020
︎World Press Photo ´20, Willy Brandt Haus Berlin
︎Vor Ort // Lumix Festival, Landesvertretung Niedersachen, Berlin
︎SELECTED WORKS: LUMIX FESTIVAL für jungen Bildjournalismus, f3 Galerie Berlin
︎Lumix Festival (Hanover)
︎World Press Photo ´20, De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam
︎Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition, Somerset House, London
︎“Feature Shoot”, Aperture Gallery New York
2019
︎“wandering home”, group exhibition, Hochschule Darmstadt
︎“INCONDITION“ group exhibition, Fotofestival f2, Dortmund
︎“Les rencontres de la photographie”, screening, Marrakech
︎Winners & Nominees - Felix Schoeller Award, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Osnabrück
︎“Der neue BFF Förderpreis” group exhibition, Regierungspräsidium Karlsruhe
︎“DOCKS-encounters”, group exhibition, Künstlerhaus Dortmund
︎ ”wandering home“, group exhibition with Goethe Institut Amman
︎“Fading Flamignos”, screening, Rencontres d’Arles
︎“identity courage love”, group Exhibition, Düsseldorf Photoweekend
︎“re:vue”, l’atelier cinq, Arles
︎“Two cities Project“, group exhibition, Tehran
︎“Der neue BFF Förderpreis”, group exhibition, Umweltfotofestival Horizonte Zingst
2016
︎“Odessa/Batumi Photo Days – Territory and Space”, Museum of Modern Art Batumi



Talks and education:

2024
︎Workshop Horizonte Zingst
︎laif foundation, artist talk
2023
︎Bucharest Photofest, artist talk
︎Prager Fotoschule, artist talk and workshop
︎Fondation Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Arles, panel discussion
2022
︎Photopia, Hamburg, artist talk
︎World Press Photo Oldenburg, artist talk
︎“Ruhrgebiet:Notizen” Oberhausen and Hamm, panel discussion

︎Wiesbadener Fototage, artist talk  

2021

︎Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin, artist talk and workshop

︎World Press Photo Oldenburg, artist talk

︎Depot Dortmund, artist talk

2020

︎Superraum Dortmund, panel discussion

2019

︎Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture, workshop





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