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Sat 19. December 2020

2020 Exhibition and Winners

19. December 2020|Exhibition|

2020 Fotomarathon Berlin 3D Ausstellung Exhibition

This year, the Fotomarathon exhibition has turned into an innovative 3D online space that visitors can visit with the click of a mouse. We definitely missed welcoming so many participants and their families, as is usually the case with the exhibition. Instead, an online exhibition is now available for participants coming from many cities in Germany and Europe and for people from all over the world. It will be available from 19. December 2020 until 10. February 2021.

We congratulate the winners and all participants who took up […]

Sat 24. October 2020

2020 Fotomarathon Theme and topics

24. October 2020|News|

Fotomarathon Berlin - Startnummer 365 tim Beyerbac

The overall Motto for the 2020 Fotomarathon Berlin is:

If on a winter´s night a traveller…

2020 has not been the best of years to travel. We are remembering fondly all the places we used to be able to visit.  This motto, and the accompanying individual topics, are inspired by the 1979 novel by Italian writer Italo Calvino “If on a winter´s night a traveller”. The title invites us to think what we could do if we could indeed travel without a care in the world…like we used to. […]

Sat 24. October 2020

It is starting! What you need for the 2020 Fotomarathon

24. October 2020|2020, European Month of Photography, Photomarathon|

Welcome to the 2020 Berlin Fotomarathon!

We are so excited to start this special day together with over 140 participants, from Germany and eight other countries.

This year there will be no paper Start number handed out by us in the start location, because we are running a contact free, location independent Fotomarathon. All participants received an email on 23 October with their Start number. if you did not receive it, get in touch with us at and let us know.

We have created a template for you to print out at home and […]

Sat 3. October 2020

Partner news: PhotoDerive Exhibition 9 to 31st October 2020

3. October 2020|European Month of Photography, Exhibition, General|

PhotoDerive - Lines that Intersect - by Andrea FigariFor this year´s European Month of Photography the Berlin Fotomarathon is teaming up with PhotoDérive, a project founded by long-time Fotomarathon Team member Andrea Figari in 2013. PhotoDérive explores walking and photographing as art practices, uniting urban exploration, mindfulness and political critique with storytelling. A companion card kit for the urban explorations was designed to help spark creativity and add random situational clues and prompts to support the photographic interpretation of the spaces visited during the Dérive.

From tourism to migration, from […]

Fri 2. October 2020

Fotomarathon in COVID19 – Part 2: After the Fotomarathon

2. October 2020|Exhibition, Photomarathon|

Preparations for the Fotomarathon in times of coronavirus demanded that we change the format, as we described in first part of this “behind the scenes” post.

But if anyone thinks that once the Fotomarathon day is over, they are in for a surprise. Here you will learn about what happens next: process the photos, prepare the jury meeting and organise the exhibition. Here we go…

After the Fotomarathon Day:

Fotomarathon Berlin startnummer - nadine FunkeAfter 23.00 Fotomarathon team downloads all photo series. A special software is used to verify that the […]

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