Born 1975 in Stuttgart, Germany
Graduated in 2000 from Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg
Lives and works in Berlin
Since 2002, Annette Kelm‘s photographic work has become an important representative of contemporary German photography and is exhibited in numerous group and solo shows, – as recently displayed with the LEAVES exhibition at Kestnergesellschaft Hannover.
Her institutional exhibitions history include Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (2017), Kunsthalle Wien, MOCAD Detroit, Van Abbemuseum Eindhofen, Kunstmuseum Bonn (2016), Museum Haus Lange Krefeld, Whitney Museum New York (2015), MoMA New York (2013), Ludwig Forum Aachen, Städel Museum Franfurt (2012), 54th Biennale di Venezia, Istanbul Biennal (2011), Camera Austria Graz, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, KW Institute Berlin, Kunsthalle Zürich (2009), Witte de With Rotterdam (2008), P.S.1 New York (2006), Halle für Kunst Lüneburg (2004).
Annette Kelm was awarded with the Camera Austria Award for Contemporary Photography (2015), the ART COLOGNE Award for young art (2005), the Working Grant for Fine Art, Hamburg (2004), the Kodak Young Photographers Award (1999), among others. Her work is highly influential to younger photography and an indispensable part of important international collections.