Partners & Friends of
Neue Schule für Fotografie

Since 2014 there has been close collaboration between Neue Schule für Fotografie and Academia de Artes Visuales in Mexico City. Since then two exchange programs have taken place as well as exhibitions, presentations, and lectures in both countries.

C/O Berlin is a long-term partner of the Neue Schule für Fotografie. As well as students regularly visiting renowned exhibitions, Felix Hoffmann, chief curator of C/O Berlin Foundation, is a guest lecturer at Neue Schule für Fotografie. The foundation also uses the Neue Schule für Fotografie facilities for their workshops.

The Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung is dedicated to the work of Alfred Ehrhardt, as photographer and documentary film maker is a prime example of “New Objectivity”. The director Christiane Stahl regularly gives workshops at the Neue Schule für Fotografie, sharing her knowledge of gallery and museum exhibitions.

Founded by Helmut Newton in 2003, the Helmut Newton Stiftung is based in a former Prussion officers’ casino in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district. Dr Matthias Harder, curater of the foundation has been a long-term guest lecturer at the Neue Schule für Fotografie.

Freelens was founded in 1995 by photojournalists in Hamburg, in order to counteract the ever worsening work conditions for photographers. Freelens members get a 20 percent discount on workshop fees at the Neue Schule für Fotografie.

The European Month of Photography Berlin (MdF Berlin) is the largest german photography festival. It takes places every two years since 2004. The Neue Schule für Fotograf has participeted in the festival with exhibitions and events since 2010.

In 2016 the Leica Camera AG was already our guest presenting the finalists of the international and highly traditional Oskar Barnack Award. Also in 2017 we are pleased to welcome Leica again with an exciting project.

Since 2014, Amnesty International is a guest of Neue Schule für Fotografie, marking Human Rights Day in December with an exhibition and events.

In 2015 Neue Schule für Fotografie took part in the first meeting of European Photography Schools in Paris, the Journées Européennes des Ecoles de Photographie (JEEP).

The Neue Schule für Fotografie has had a long-term partnership with LagosPhoto Festival and the African Artists’ Foundation. Teachers Eva Maria Ocherbauer and Ben Chislett regularly teach workshops for the LagosPhoto Summer School.

We thank Calumet for their continued support of the work of our students.

PIB – Photography in Berlin is supporting us already a longer time to publish our exhibitions and photographic events. We like opportunity to reach the interested public online as well as with printed matter by the monthly published foldout of PIB.

Fotopioniere are a well stocked photography shop in Friedrichshain who offer our students discounts.

We thank the makeup artists from the Maggie B. makeup school for their long term collaboration and support of our fashion workshops.

We thank the model agency Tune for their support of our fashion workshops.

We have worked with the professional photography lab PixelGrain for may years, and enjoy generous discounts for our students.

Practically our neighbour, Fotoimpex has a wide selection of equipment for analog photography.

Gabriele Worgitzki regularly mounts and frames exhibitions prints for our students, and is a regular guest lecturer teaching our studnets about different presentation forms.