based in Dortmund and Kassel, Germany
I am available for assignments national and international.   
+49 157 70268645

Fächerstrasse 3
D-44137 Dortmund


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 chances.
He is a founding member of DOCKS collective.

Max is a mem­ber of:
VG Bild-Kunst, Fre­e­lens e.V., BFF and Foto­bus Society.

Awards & Mentions (selected):

2020 World Press Photo Award, Category Environment (nominee)
2020 Joop Swart Masterclass (nominee) 
2020 Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Environment category (shortlist) 
2020 Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards (1. prize), US
2020 VG Bild­kunst Sti­pen­dium, Grant, GE
2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award,(Second Place Winner), JP
2019 College Photographer of the Year (silver) - Documentary Category, US
2019 Felix Schoeller Emerging Photographer Award 2019 (winner), DE
2019 BFF Förderpreis (award winner), DE
2019 W. Eugene Smith Student Grant (nominated), US
2019 Voies OFF Award (nominated), FR
2019 Kolga Award, best single picture (shortlisted), GE
2019 selected for New York Times Portfolio Reviews, US
2019 Kolga Award, best single picture (shortlisted), GE
2018 selec­ted for Canon Mas­ter­class, Visa pour l’image, Per­pi­gnan, FR
2017 Felix Scho­el­ler Photo Award 2017, Best Emer­ging Pho­to­gra­pher (nominated), DE
2017 Kolga Award 2017, best reportage (shortlited), GE
2017 Kolga Award 2017, New­co­mer Award (finalist), GE
2017 LuganoPhotoDays, mobile contest (nominated), CH

screenings and exhibitions (selected):

upcoming 2020: Lumix Festival (Hanover, DE), Addis Foto Fest (Addis Abeba, ET) 
2020 “ Feature Shoot”, Aperture Gallery New York, US
2019 “wandering home”, group exhibition, Hochschule Darmstadt, DE
2019  “INCONDITION“ group exhibition, Fotofestival f2, Dortmund, DE
2019 “Les rencontres de la photographie”, screening, Marrakech, MA
2019 Winners & Nominees - Felix Schoeller Award, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Osnabrück, DE
2019 “Der neue BFF Förderpreis” group exhibition, Regierungspräsidium Karlsruhe, DE
2019 “DOCKS-encounters”, group exhibition, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, DE
2019 ”wandering home“, group exhibition with Goethe Institut Amman, JO
2019 “Fading Flamignos”, screening, Rencontres d’Arles, FR
2019 “identity courage love”, group Exhibition, Düsseldorf Photoweekend, DE
2019 “re:vue”, l’atelier cinq, Arles, FR
2019 “Two cities Project“, group exhibition, Tehran, IR
2019 “Der neue BFF Förderpreis”, group exhibition, Umweltfotofestival Horizonte Zingst, DE
2016  “Odessa/Batumi Photo Days – Territory and Space”, Museum of Modern Art Batumi, GE


Spiegel Kultur
P3 Publico 
NPR - National Public Radio, USA
Lufthansa Woman World Magazin
WePresent (WeTransfer) 
11 Freunde
Huck Magazine
Voltaire Magazine
KULTURAUSTAUSCH, Zeitschrift für internationale Perspektiven
emerge - Magazin für jungen Fototjournalismus

BFF-Förderpreis Magazin
Werkbuchs “Aktiv gegen Armut im Alter”, Landesseniorenvertretung NRW