Martin Brandau


– 1972 born in Hamburg, Germany

– 1994-1996 after Abitur apprenticeship as a photo lab technician       by GRAUWERT  in Hamburg

– 1996-2001 study of “visuell communication”                                       at the Bauhaus university in Weimar

– 2001-2004 picture editor by the weekly newspaper “DIE ZEIT”        in Hamburg

– 2004-2008 CEO of EMBRAND photography postproduction               in Hamburg

– since 2009 lives and works as an artist in Berlin and Accra, Ghana





– 2017 at the PhotoNOLA, Ashè cultural arts center                            in New Orleans, U.S.A

– 2017 at the fotofestival Revela-T                                                        in Barcelona in Spain

– 2015 Selection internationale Prix VOIES OFF 2015                        in Arles, Frankreich

– 2013 single exhibition “i am“ at the Alliance Francaise                      in Accra, Ghana

– 2012 single exhibition “Deutschland“ at the Goethe Institut                in Accra, Ghana

– 2011 single exhibition “no return” at the Alliance Francaise            in Accra, Ghana

– 2004 single exhibition “work” at the Galerie two:rooms in Hamburg

– 2001 Reinhart-Wolf-Preis in the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe    in Hamburg