Photographie: Michael Ackerman - ARTE tv, 2019.

“In Michael Ackerman’s work, documentary and autobiography conspire with fiction, and all of the above dissolve into hallucination.”
-Jem Cohen, filmmaker.

Contact:
ackermanmichael@yahoo.com

Represented by:
Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris, France.
Van Der Grinten Galerie, Cologne, Germany.

Books:
Hunger Epilogue, Void, 2019.
Half Life, Delpire, Dewi Lewis, Lunwerg, Peliti, 2010.
Fiction, Delpire, Gena Kehayoff 2001.
End Time City, Nathan/Delpire, Scalo 1999.

Selected Publications:
2wice, Abitare, Aperture, Art On Paper, Beaux Arts, Die Zeit, Doubletake, Eyemazing, French Photo, Granta, Harpers, India Magazine, La Humanite, Internazionale, Les Inrockuptibles, Liberation, Le Matin, Le Monde 2, Metropolis, New York Magazine, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New Yorker, Ray Gun, La Repubblica delle Donne, Rolling Stone, Stern and The Village Voice.

Awards:
SCAM Roger Pic Award, 2009.
Prix Nadar, End Time City, 1999.
Best Documentary of 1999, End Time City, photo-eye, 1999.
Infinity Award, Young Photographer, International Center of Photography, 1998.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2020
Van Der Grinten Galerie, Köln, Germany.

2019
Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris, France.

2017
Leica Gallery, Milan, Italy.
Foto Leggendo Festival, Rome, Italy.
Tete Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

2016
Diary of a Job – Olympus Carte Blanche, Les Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles.

2015
The Phos Center, Torino Italy.
Kunstwerk, Vienna Austria.
L’oeil Urbain, Corbeil France.
“Sing Another Song Boys” (with Lorenzo Castore) Rome Italy.

2014
MC2 Gallery, Milan, Italy.
Foto Istanbul, Turkey.

L’intuition – A projection in collaboration with musician Vincent Courtois, curated by Christian Caujolle. Performed at La Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, Le Lux Scene national de Valence, Festival Banlieues Blues, Paris and Les Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles.

2012
Argus Foto Kunst, Berlin, Germany.

2010
Galerie VU’, Paris, France.
Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain, Sète. France.
Stimultania, Strasbourg, France.

2007
Fotofestival, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Heidelberg, Germany.

2006
Camelot Gallery, Krakow, Poland.
Van Der Grinten Galerie, Cologne, Germany.
FAS Galerie, Berlin, Germany.
Rencontres D’Arles, Arles, France.

2005
Hermès Gallery, New York, USA.
Alchemia Gallery, Krakow, Poland.

2004
Galerie VU’, Paris, France.
Kerrigan Cambell Art + Projects, New York, USA.
Alchemia, Krakow, Poland.

2002
Pantherei Gallery, Munich, Germany.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia.
The Naarden Photography Biennal, Naarden, Netherlands.

2001
Galerie VU’, Paris, France.

2000
Scalo Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.
Argos Photography Festival, Vevey, Switzerland.
Foksal, Nyon, Switzerland.
Atelier De Visu Marseille, France.

1999
Galerie VU’, Paris, France.
Margaret Bodell, New York, USA.
Chronique Nomades Honfleur, France.
Centre Atlantique de la Photographie, Brest, France.
Grazie Neri Gallery, Milan, Italy.

1998
Zentrum Für Fotografie Berlin, Germany.
Photography Festival ,Vigo, Spain.
La Bibliothèque Centrale Elsa Triolet, Bobigny, France.
Margaret Bodell, New York, USA.

1996
Margaret Bodell Gallery, New York, USA.
Museo Ken Damy, Brescia, Italy.

1990
Albany Center Galleries, Albany, USA.

Selected group exhibitions:
2017
The Light Of Night, Kommunal Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

2015
Welcome To My Dark, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

2009
Darkside II. Photographic Power and Violence, Disease and Death Photographed, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Germany.
Djân, Galerie VU’, Paris, France.
« Tout l’univers… », Galerie VU’, Paris, France.

2003
Uniques, Galerie VU’, Paris, France.

2000
Positions, Attitudes, Actions, Social and Political Commitment in Photography, Foto Biënnale, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

1999
Elogio de la Pasion, PhotoEspana, circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
Wonderland, Nooderlicht Photofestival, Groningen, Netherlands.

Photography Work:
1997 – 2015
Member of Agence and Gallerie VU, Paris, France.

1995 – 1996
Photographer at New York Magazine.

1993 – 1994
Photographer at The Village Voice.

1991 – 1993
Photographer at New York Perspectives.

Teaching Work:
2000 – Present
Workshops at various photographic insttitutions including The Internation Center of Photography, New York, Tuscan Photographic Workshops, Neue Schulle Für Fotografie, Berlin, Sapcio Labo, Italy, Agence VU, Paris.