About the German photographer, Werner AMANN

Werner AMANN is a photographer and artist. 1997 he graduated his diploma at FH Dortmund. Occasionally, he works also with film and sound. Since hestarted photography, he feels close to a documentary tradition. A lot of the time, his artwork revolves around a 'new documentary' approach, which explores the overlapping of documentary/staged. For assignments, he loves portrait and reportage work. He used to working in the studio as well and have produced campaigns for different brands and fashion. Werner AMANN lives and works in Berlin.

Photo books by and with participation of Werner AMANN

'American' (2010); 'Surf Fiction' (2014)

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'American' by Werner AMANN, is the result of a long-term project. Portraits from L.A., New York, Las Vegas, Gainesville, Miami, Kansas City, the border city Tijuana as well as the deserts of the Western alternate with travel pictures of streets & places.
from 28,00 € Weight 1 kg
Published in newspaper format, '40 Jahre laif. 40 Positionen dokumentarischer Fotografie' is both an exhibit and a catalog of the exhibition of the same name, which celebrates the anniversary of the German photographers agency from Cologne.
from 30,00 € Weight 1.8 kg

Solo exhibitions

2011: 'American', Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg & Berlin
2016: 'Surf Fiction', Galerie für Fotografie Ricus Aschemann, Hannover

Group exhibitions

1995: 'Young Urban Photographers Festival' (YUPF), FH Bielefeld
1996: 'Digital Imaging Award', Kodak/Bff in Dresden, Stuttgart & Cologne
1997: 'Contemporary German Photography', Neugerriemschneider und Harbord/Wiensowski Gallery, Berlin / Wittenbrink Gallery, Munich / Reckermann Gallery, Cologne
1998: 'Contemporary German Photography', Gebrüder Lehmann Gallery, Dresden
2000/2001:'ATTRACTION', Barcelona, Spain; 'SEMAINES EUROPEENNES DE L’IMAGE', Café Crème Luxembourg in Luxembourg and France; 'Neue Fotografie in Berlin', Photography Now Gallery, Berlin; 'Form Follows Function', Fotobiennale, Rotterdam
2006: 'Transatlantische Impulse', Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2007: 'Style 100 – The Ultimate Group Show', Viaux Gallery, Berlin
2011: 'Für Immer Jung', DHM, Berlin; 'The Shaking World', Hotel Das Kleine Schwarze, Hamburg; 'Slippy Floor', Pavlov’s Dog, Berlin
2014: 'Mitteilungen', Strahler – Raum für Fotografie, Berlin
2015: 'Under Surveillance', Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover
2016: 'Groupshow', Scope e.V. Galerie für Fotografie und Medienkunst
2017: 'Games Culture', Phaenomenale Science & Art Festival, Wolfsburg