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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.

He is a founding member of DOCKS collective.

Based in Dortmund and Kassel (Germany) and available for assignments national and international. 
+49 157 70268645


Publications (selected):

DIE ZEIT, Stern, Spiegel,, Zeit Online, Bloomberg, L'Espresso, TAZ, 11 Freunde, chrismon, WePresent, DB Mobil, Asahi Shimbun Globe, WDR, P3 Publico, NPR - National Public Radio, Lufthansa Woman World Magazin, Topos magazin,, Photonews, Pellicola Magazin, Huck Magazine, Nido, Ostpol-Magazin, Voltaire Magazine, Further - Fotobus, KULTURAUSTAUSCH–Zeitschrift für internationale Perspektiven, emerge–Magazin für jungen Fototjournalismus, FOTOGRAFPHIE, FotoRoom, BFF-Förderpreis Magazin, EssPress, ProfiFoto, Fotomagazin

Awards & Mentions (selected):

︎Stern Stipendium 2021

︎World Press Photo Award, 2nd Prize Category Environment Stories
︎FUTURES Talent 2020, Triennale der Fotografie Hamburg
︎follow up - Grant, Freundeskreis der Photographie
︎Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Environment category (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

︎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)

︎selec­ted for Canon Mas­ter­class, Visa pour l’image, Per­pi­gnan

︎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)

Exhibitions and screenings (selected):

︎”Die längste Nacht”, Brückstraße Dortmund 

︎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

︎“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

︎“Odessa/Batumi Photo Days – Territory and Space”, Museum of Modern Art Batumi,

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