Anne Ackermann (b. 1980, Germany) studied Visual Communication and Photojournalism in Hamburg, Buenos Aires and Aarhus (Denmark).She started freelancing in 2009 and received an Eastern Europe Research Grant from Friedrich Ebert Foundation. She was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass in 2010. In 2011 Anne was selected for Noorderlicht Photography Masterclass and received a grant from VG Bildkunst for her ongoing project in Gulu, Northern Uganda. She was awarded 1st prize with her piece on intersexuality by the profamilia journalism award in 2012. Her clients include Stern, Neon, Spiegel, Die Zeit, Geolino, The Guardian Weekend Magazine, Amnesty International, UNICEF and many others. Her work has been widely exhibited, e.g. at the New York Photo Festival, PhotoGrafia Festival Rome, Belfast Photo Factory, «Nuit Blanches» F-Stop Festival Leipzig and OPEN Photo in Cape Town. Anne currently lives in Kampala, Uganda, and splits her time between freelancing and following her own projects.