Member of:
DOCKS Collective, VG Bild-Kunst, Freelens e.V. and Fotobus Society
Represented by LAIF Agency


2021 (upcoming)  
︎︎︎”home”, Sprengelmuseum, Hannover, Germany    

︎︎︎Format Festival, Derby, Great Britain

︎︎︎ “Neuland”, Galerie am Wesertor, Minden
︎︎︎ "the pandemic", visa pour l'image, Perpignan, France

︎︎︎ "Athen photofestival", Benaki Museum, Athen, Greece

︎︎︎ "Festival della Fotografica Etica", Lodi, Italy

︎︎︎ Fokus Nachwuchs", Galerie Altes Rathaus, Worpswede, Germany

︎︎︎ "PORTRAITS", Technische Sammlung, Dresden, Germany


︎︎︎ "in condition", f2 photofestival, Dortmund, Germany

︎︎︎ "encounters", Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany

︎︎︎ "Deutscher Jugendfotopreis", Photokina, Köln, Germany


︎︎︎ speaker German American Conference at Harvard, November 2020

︎︎︎ panel discussion, city hall Balingen, July 2019

︎︎︎ panel discussion, Depot Dortmund, June 2018

Ingmar Björn Nolting (1995) lives and works as a freelance photographer in Leipzig, Germany. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Dortmund. His work focuses on long-term photo essays that, as seen in ‘Hinter Fassaden’ (2016–2019), ´The Dream of the Poets´ (2019–2020), ‘Road of Kolyma’ (2020) and ‘about the days ahead (2020)‘, deal with issues of social, geographical and geopolitical isolation. Ingmar holds a scholarship of Stiftung Kunstfonds.

He is a founding member of “DOCKS Collective” for humanist photography.

He is based in Leipzig, Germany and is available for assignments, feel free to request.

Ingmar’s work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, TIME Magazine,, New Yorker, ZEIT Magazin, The Washington Post, Le Monde, M Magazine, The Sunday Times, GEO, The Guardian, STERN, Brand Eins, ZEIT, …

His work is part of the art collection of the Museum of Art and Cultural History, Dortmund.

Awards and Mentions (selected):
︎︎︎ Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Newcomer, Finalist
︎︎︎ Wellcome Photography Prize, Finalist
︎︎︎ ADC, Grand Prix Winner
︎︎︎Publication Grant of the Stiftung Kulturwerk, Grant Winner
︎︎︎ Prix Isem, Finalist
︎︎︎ Stiftung Kunstfonds, Scholarship
︎︎︎ Sony World Photography Awards, Shortlist
︎︎︎ Copenhagen Photofestival, Finalist
︎︎︎Belfast Photofestival, Shortlist
︎︎︎ PORTRAITS Hellerau, Finalist
︎︎︎ APA Photographer of the year

︎︎︎ Vonovia Award for Photography, 2nd Prize
︎︎︎ Ian Parry Scholarship, Highly Commended
︎︎︎ Grant of the Kulturstiftung Sachsen
︎︎︎ W. Eugene Smith Grant, Finalist
︎︎︎ Prix SixMois du Photojournalisme, Finalist
︎︎︎ Getty Images Reportage Grant, Winner
︎︎︎ LensCulture Critics’ Choice Award, Winner
︎︎︎ World Report Award, Student Category, Winner
︎︎︎Hansel-Mieth Award, Nominee
︎︎︎Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, Winner
︎︎︎VG Bildkunst Stipendium, Grant Winner
︎︎︎PORTRAITS — Hellerau Photography Award, Finalist
︎︎︎German Youth Photography Award, Grand Prize Winner


︎︎︎BFF Förderpreis, Grant Winner  
︎︎︎Gomma Grant, Shortlist
︎︎︎Alexia Foundation, Student Grant, Shortlist
︎︎︎Otto-Steinert-Preis, Honorable Mention
︎︎︎Fujifilm Young Talent Award, Finalist
︎︎︎ND Awards, Documentary, Silver
︎︎︎Athens Photo Festival, Shortlist
︎︎︎New Generation Prize at PHmuseum Grant, Honorable Mention
︎︎︎PDNedu, Portraiture, Honorable Mention

︎︎︎Emerge Visual Journalism Grant, Winner
︎︎︎OKS Portfolio Review Night, selected
︎︎︎Vonovia Award for Photography, Newcomer Award, Finalist
︎︎︎LuganoPhotoDays Emerging Award, Finalist
︎︎︎Canon Masterclass, Visa pour l’image, Perpignan, selected

︎︎︎Vonovia Award for Photography, Newcomer Award, Winner
︎︎︎Felix Schoeller Photo Award, Best ︎︎︎Emerging Photographer, Shortlist
︎︎︎Kolga Award, Best Documentary, Nominated
︎︎︎Kolga Award, Newcomer Award, Finalist
︎︎︎NikonNOOR-Workshop, C/O Berlin, selected

︎︎︎German Youth Photography Award, Awardee

︎︎︎Scholarship, granted by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)