Anne Ackermann

Photographer
 
Full Speed Ladies
Location: Speyer
Nationality: Germany
Biography: Anne Ackermann is a documentary photographer based in Germany working worldwide. Her work often focuses on women’s and contemporary issues, touching themes ranging from migration and aftermath to skin bleaching and plastic surgery, from... read on
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Full Speed Ladies
Credits: anne ackermann
Date of Work: 05/27/19 - 05/31/19
Updated: 08/12/19
When Nnenna and Jemmy ride their motorcycles through the busy streets of the megacity of Lagos in Nigeria, people sometimes stare at their chests to make sure they are really women. Indeed they are! Together with the other ladies of the Female Biker Initiative ( F.B.I.) they are busy changing the gender roles in their country by being the inspiration they are and by using the attention they get very well: partnering with health organisations they raise awareness on cervical cancer and organise free screenigs for women. Cervical cancer kills one woman every hour in Nigeria.


commissioned by and published in BRIGITTE Magazine Germany, August 2019
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Beatrice

By Anne Ackermann — A tale on the aftermath of civil war in Northern Uganda and some of its protagonists. Supported by a grant of VG Bildkunst. 2012-2014. Beatrice..
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Gertrude

By Anne Ackermann — Gertrude, Uganda, 2015 In Uganda, giving birth is predominantly a women-only affair. In a society where women have little or nothing to say, giving..
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Costumes

By Anne Ackermann — “Costume is the distinctive style of dress of an individual or group that reflects their class, gender, profession, ethnicity, nationality,..
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Gloria

By Anne Ackermann — A tale on the aftermath of civil war in Northern Uganda and some of its protagonists. Supported by a grant of VG Bildkunst. 2012-2014. Gloria is a..
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Wakaliwood

By Anne Ackermann — It’s not Hollywood, not Bollywood, not Nollywood, it’s Wakaliwood! Located in the Kampala slum of Wakaliga the movie-obsessed creatives..
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Lake Turkana

By Anne Ackermann — Lake Turkana at the utmost north of Kenya is most likely the place where mankind started: In the 1970s paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey found here..
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Plastica

By Anne Ackermann — Plástica, Rio de Janeiro, 2009 I have produced my portraits of women who received plastic surgery (known in Brazil as..
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House of Pasha

By Anne Ackermann — My work ‘House of Pasha’ looks at cultural views and expectations on women in Albania using proverbs, song text snippets, and images...
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Christine

By Anne Ackermann — A tale on the aftermath of civil war in Northern Uganda and some of its protagonists. Supported by a grant of VG Bildkunst. 2012-2014. Christine..
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Lady Sharia

By Anne Ackermann — A tale on the aftermath of civil war in Northern Uganda and some of its protagonists. Supported by a grant of VG Bildkunst 2012-2014. Lady Sharia..
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Behind Veils and Walls

By Anne Ackermann — 'Behind Veils and Walls' reveals the lives of female Somali refugees living in exile and the quest for an authentic, meaningful existence in..
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Ladies first!

By Anne Ackermann — In numbers, it looks so beautiful, the new world of gender-equality in Rwanda. 64 % of the members of parliament are women and half of the judges of..
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Gulu Youth

By Anne Ackermann — A tale on the aftermath of civil war in Northern Uganda and some of its protagonists. Supported by a grant of VG Bildkunst. 2012-2014. Youth have..
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Lake Turkana

By Anne Ackermann — Lake Turkana at the utmost north of Kenya is most likely the place where mankind started: In the 1970s paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey found here..
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White Blacks

By Anne Ackermann — This project is about the harmful practice of skin lightening in black African women. Skin lightening has gained terrifying popularity in some..
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