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Jann Höfer is a freelance photographer born in 1986 and based in Cologne, Germany. He works in the field of reportage, documentary and portrait photography. He holds a Bachelor in Photographic Studies and is currently enrolled in the Photographic Master Studies at the „University of Applied Sciences and Arts“ in Dortmund, Germany.

In his personal projects he is interested in portraying what is no longer present by photographing what remains and what is remembered. Empathy as key characteristic gives him the opportunity to tell the stories of his protagonists. He is interested in how traumatic events in the past affect the self-development and way of life.

published in:

Der Spiegel, CNN, New York Times, Stern, ZeitOnline, 6mois, Capital Magazin, 11 FREUNDE, Sueddeutsche Magazin, BARBARA, die nacht Magazin, Roadster Magazin, DIE ZEIT, Le Parisiene Magazin, Emerge, HatjeCantz Fotoblog, Photographie Magazin, Stern, Wirtschafts Woche, Handelsblatt, Manager Magazin, Tagesspiegel, Spiegel Online

self published Books:

2020 – „Das Problem sind die Sonntage“
2019 – „Like Wet Cement“
2016 – „Einmal Letzter Sein“
2015 – „fatinha maravilha“


2020 – FreshEyes Talent, selected by GUP
2018 – Nominee for Joop Swaart Master Class – World Press Photo
2017 – Participant of Canon Student Program at
„Visa pour l’image“, Perpignan
2016 – Finalist „Il Reportage photojournalism Award“
2016 – selected for 9. Portfoliowalk „Deutsche Fotografische Akademie“
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg


2021 – „Das Problem sind die Sonntage“, MetaVier Galerie – solo exhibition
2020 – „Re:Vue“ – online exhibition
2018 – „Variante 6“ Voies off Arles, Les Recontres Arles
2017 – „photographic studies“ FH Dortmund
2017 – „Grenzen der Fotografie“ F2 Festival Dortmund
2016 – „BaFo16“, Baukunstarchiv NRW, Dortmund
2016 – „The snoring Princess“, Kunstgruppe Cologne
2016 – „Fernsicht“, Altes Pfandhaus Cologne – group Exhibition
2015 – „Alles Samba“, Coloabor Cologne – solo Exhibition


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