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.


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

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.

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:
Van Der Grinten Galerie, Köln, Germany.

Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris, France.

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

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

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

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.

Argus Foto Kunst, Berlin, Germany.

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

Fotofestival, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Heidelberg, Germany.

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

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

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

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

Galerie VU’, Paris, France.

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

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.

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

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

Albany Center Galleries, Albany, USA.

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

Welcome To My Dark, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

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.

Uniques, Galerie VU’, Paris, France.

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

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.