Anne Ackermann

documentary photographer & photojournalist
The fishtrain of Mr. Mbaye
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... MORE
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The fishtrain of Mr. Mbaye
Copyright Anne Ackermann 2022
Date of Work Sep 2017 - Oct 2017
Updated Apr 2021
Topics Africa, Business, Documentary, Editorial, Fine Art, Globalization, Photography, Senegal, Travel, Water
Every week Mohamed Mbaye imports fresh Atlantic fish from a small village in his home country Senegal into Berlin.
Not only is he fighting typical start-up problems of a new entrepreneur, but also powerful opponents. A story about migration, creativity, entrepreneurship, struggle, and hope.

Commissioned by brand eins Magazine (Germany) and shot in Berlin and around Dakar (Senegal) in autumn 2016. 
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