Malte Sänger (b. 1987) studied photography, philosophy and aesthetics at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach (diploma) before completing his studies with a Master of Fine Arts at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles.

In 2018/19 he was a prize winner at "Gute Aussichten - Junge deutsche Fotografie" and received their GRANT III scholarship in 2019/20. In 2015 he was awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and HfG Award, and for his books Shifting Baselines (2018) as well as Hinterland (2020), daemon and Ein Europäischer Sommer (2021) he was awarded the German Photography Book Prize in silver. He has received various grants and artist residencies, such as The Lilian Disney Scholarship as well as scholarships from the The Allan Sekula Social Documentary Fund, The Michael Asher Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the 2023 REEF Residency, Los Angeles.

Malte Sänger’s works are part of various collections, including the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Art Collection and the Klingspor Museum Offenbach.

of a Traveling Bird Collector



Shifting Baselines