Stefan Hammer is a Cologne based photographer, born 1955 in Straubing, Germany.
After a twenty year career in banking, he studied Chinese and travelled extensively throughout East Asia. He likes to get lost with his camera in the Asian megacities.


2009Exhibition in Remscheid. Project: "Paris Metro“
2011Groupexhibition "The theatre of real life“ at Lichtblick Gallery, Cologne
2013Groupexhibition "Rodenkirchener Kunstmeile“, Cologne. Project: "Mao`s Paradise“
2016"Mao's Paradise“ has been shortlisted at "Fotobuchfestival Kassel Dummy Award“
2016, JuneBeijing, China; Three Shadows Gallery
2016, JuneMadrid, Spain; PhotoEspana
2016, JulyDublin, Ireland; PhotoIreland
2016, Sept. Oslo, Norway; Fotobokfestival
2016, Oct. Aarhus, Denmark; Fotobookweek
2016, Dec.Portfoliowalk at "Deutsche Fotografische Akademie“ with the project "Mao’s Paradise“
2019, June"no charge Tokyo 13" has been shortlisted at "Fotobuchfestival Kassel Dummy Award“
2019, JuneKassel, Germany; Kulturbahnhof
2019, JuneMadrid, Spain; IED
2019, JulyDublin, Ireland; PhotoIreland
2019, Oct.Aarhus, Denmark; Photobookweek
2019, Oct.Braga, Portugal; Encontros da Imagem
2019, Oct.Cluj, Romania; Fotopia Collective Festival
2019, Dec. Zagreb, Croatia, Organvida Festival
2020, Jan.Rome, Italy; Officine Fotografiche Roma
2020, Feb.Milan, Italy; Officine Fotografiche Milano
2020, MarchDresden, Germany; Forum für zeitgenössische Fotografie
2020, MarchNingbo, China; Ningbo Photobook Festival
2020, AprilWorpswede, Germany; RAW Phototriennale