Welcome to the press area of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie. You will find our current press events and press releases here, along with print-ready press photos of the exhibitions.
If you have queries (concerning interviews, background information etc.), feel free to contact us by telephone or e-mail.
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You can find all information and documents of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie 2020 in our archive.

Press Releases

You can find the press releases of the past edition in the archive.

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Press Images

Please use the following form in order to get clearance to download images of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie. Following input and confirmation of the Ts and Cs you will be e-mailed an activation code for downloading high-resolution image data. The image range comprises visual material concerning all exhibitions in 2022.

Ts and Cs
It is a matter of importance to us to comprehensively guarantee the rights of all our collaborating artists and to grant journalists easy access to press material at the same time. With your request for accreditation for the press area of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie you therefore confirm that you have acquainted yourself with and accepted the following conditions of use:
The image files in the press area are provided for use within the context of reporting (§50 German Copyright Law) on the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie. Other forms of use require prior consultation with the provider. The forwarding of image files to third persons is not permitted. When image files from the press area are utilized, the copyright notice provided there in accompaniment to the relevant file must be used.

Terms of use

All illustrations offered for download are protected under copyright law. The following conditions of use apply:

  1. Every image must be provided with a copyright notice. Unless indicated otherwise,
    copyright resides with the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie.

  2. All images are available free of charge and exclusively limited in time and purpose for current reporting on the 2022 Biennale in online and print media.

  3. The use of the offered images for longer photo series as magazine covers or in social media and outside of editorial activities (press) is not permitted or requires further consultation with the press department of the Biennale. The users confirm the corresponding use within the framework of the legal provisions of their press activities. The use of the images is permitted exclusively for non-commercial purposes. Permission must be obtained for commercial purposes. Use of the images in social media (e.g. Twitter and Facebook) is permitted by way of linking to the preview (framing), but not as a publication by direct uploading to social media portals.

  4. All photographs may be neither cropped nor altered in any way. The works may be displayed on the Internet in a maximum resolution of 72 dpi.

If possible, please send a cost-free specimen copy of your print publication to:

Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie
E4, 6
68159 Mannheim

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    Curator of the Biennale 2022: Iris Sikking

  • img_Iris Sikking, © Foundation for Visual Arts

    Iris Sikking, © Foundation for Visual Arts

    Dialogue series Photography & Science

  • img_Andrea Diefenbach, Natascha, 2006, from the series AIDS in Odessa

    Andrea Diefenbach, Natascha, 2006, from the series AIDS in Odessa