London Today

It’s been in the making for several years, London Today was designed to follow on from China Today. The project followed a challenge that was presented to me at a presentation of China Today in London; I was asked whether I could produce a similar project in London. So for years I have been roaming the streets of London. Meeting those still working in traditional professions or executing traditional ceremonies, looking at new development or simply every-day life, I was always concerned to find out more about life and traditons in London. This project is by far not over and the collection continues growing with every kind cooperation of yet another amazing person to take part. But London Today has also matured enough to be finally presented to the public.
Please find here a selection of London Today, Between tradition and growth: a city in transition.


London Today. Between Tradition and Growth: A city in transition.

Working in England

Beginning of October I was invited to work for a private client in Herefordshire to document their first wine harvest. Working in my usual fashion I immersed myself in the environment, staying with the landowners and workers to learn all about the wine yard, the region and the local wine culture.
This was my first involvement with agricultural production in England and it was very inspiring to gain yet another insight into agriculture and harvesting, a subject I have been working with in so many other parts of the world.


Wine harvest Herefordshire.Angelika Berndt-WH-1



WIne harvest in HerefordshireAngelika Berndt-WH-2



Wine harvest in HerefordshireAngelika Berndt-WH-3


Unlocked - London's tallest outdoor exhibition

Taking part in London's tallest outdoor exhibition.

Unlocked is an innovative outdoor photo exhibition that was installed on September 11, 2021 across the whole front of the Ealing police station building. Unlocked is a cooperative project of the Ealing LIP group in response to the unreal and surreal experience of a year of different lockdown experiences.
Beginning of 2021 I found myself locked out of Britain during the most severe lockdown Europe and Great Britain experienced. Air traffick came to a near standstill and British Airways was grounded, and I found myself "locked out" on Fuerteventura and did not know then that I was to remain on the island for another two months before finally finding a way to get home to London. The picture exhibited at the front of the police station is from that experience.


Unlocked – London's tallest outdoor exhibitionAngelika Berndt-FG21


Generously sponsored by Gogar Services, Fujifilm and Clarion Futures along with crowdfunding and art lovers. We like to thank the Ealing Police to grant us the permission to use their building.


Unlocked Angelika Berndt-FG21-3


Address: Ealing Broadway Police, 67-69 Uxbridge Road, W5 5SJ, London




Featured in Kulturkalendar

The German Ethiopian Society have just relaunched their very popular annual Kulturkalendar with a brand new design and I am delighted that they have decided to feature me as their lead artist for 2022.

Over the years I have worked repeatedly with the DÄV (the German Ethiopian Society) and I feel honoured that they have decided to promote my work again.

On sale now, the calendar is very popular and is shipped to over 21 countries worldwide in its Englisch or German version. For all interested to obtain the calendar, please contact the DÄV directly at [email protected]
Please note that all orders need to be placed until the end of August 2021.


DAES Calendar 2022  - German Ethiopian SocietyDAeS Calendar 2022 001 Titel


DAES Calendar 2022 - German Ethiopian Society featuring Angelika BerndtDAeS Calendar 2022 014 December


Presenting at Afrika-Tage Düsseldorf

It is a great honour for me to be invited to present my work at the Afrika-Tage Düsseldorf.

On Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 Aug 2021 I will give a presentation on

Eine fotografische Reise durch die Kulturen – Alltagskultur, kulturelle Toleranz und Völkerverständnis

For further details about time and place please refer to the Afrika-Tage Düsseldorf programm page


Taking part at the Afrika-Tage Dusseldorf @Enije@Enije

Menschen & Kulturen

Ihr Bildband Menschen & Kulturen bietet einen Gesamteinblick in die Vielfalt von Angelikas Arbeit.
Das Buch stellt eine einmalige Sammlung ihrer bekanntesten Werke dar und ist als handsigniertes Exemplar bei der Galerie Ludwig Kleebolte erhältlich. Bitte für alle Anfragen, die Galerie Ludwig Kleebolte kontaktieren.


IMG_3553Menschen & KulturenEin Einblick in fremde Kulturen und Lebensarten.


Für Anfragen oder Besuche, bitte die Galerie direkt kontaktieren:
Telefonnummer : 0170 21 76 397
Showroom: Wigstraße 3, 45239 Essen,
Termine nach Vereinbarung!


Next exhibition: Pitzhanger Gallery

As London is slowly coming out of lockdown I am delighted to announce that I will be taking part in the Pitzhanger Gallery's first public exhibition.

27 May – 6 June 2021

Pitzhanger Gallery
Mattock Lane, London W5 5EQ

Opening times: Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun 10am – 5pm, Thu 10am – 7pm
Please note that you may have to book a ticket in advance, please click here for further information.

In line with the theme This is Ealing, I will be showing work from last year's personal project Corona Diary 2020. This year-long documentary project was already well published during 2020, showing in online exhibitions, featured in the fLIP magazine and attracted a large number of followers on Instagram. Now the project will have its first presentation in a gallery. All photos were taken with and edited on my mobile phone opening a new chapter in my photography practice.



Angelika Berndt-CDPGAngelika Berndt-CDPG


The photo was taken in the neighbourhood just outside the local Wickes shop.

Supporting Project Aid The Gambia

This year Project Aid The Gambia are celebrating 30 years of medical support in The Gambia and to mark this special occasion PAG have published a calendar for 2021. The calendar features several of my photos and can be purchased directly from Project Aid the Gambia. All proceeds are used to finance much needed medical support for the people in The Gambia.

Please contact Project Aid The Gambia directly at [email protected] to purchase your calendar


Supporting medical work in The GambiaPAG Kalender edited


Interested to learn more?  Click here to see the full story
Limited edition prints can be bought at Galerie Ludwig Kleebolte.

Published in fLIP

Corona Diary 2020 is now featured in fLIP, the magazine of London Independent Photography. The project documented the changes imposed during the Covid lockdown in the UK and Germany, following developments since the early beginnings in March 2020 when the pandemic rapidly spread through Europe. Combining photo journalism, self-portrait and art photography, the project gives a very personal and yet universal account of how the Corona pandemic disrupted the economy and changed our daily routines.

fLIP magazine is published and distributed by London Independent Photography.

A wider selection of the project is currently being featured on Instagram as corona_diary_2020 until end of January 2021.


Corona_diary_2020 published in fLIPCorona_diary_2020



Lockdown in London Corona diary 2020



Corona_diary_2020 personal moments Corona Diary 2020

Virtual exhibition

Today I would like to invite you to the one photo exhibition you all can attend regardless where you live in the world.
Showing a selection from this year's project corona_diary_2020, you might be surprised how different the work is from my usual photo projects.
And if you would like to see more, until the end of the year I am showing a wider selection of this project on Instagram @angelikaberndtphoto: corona_diary_2020
Please join me on a tour around our virutal photo exhibition
corona_diary_2020Angelika Berndt_CD20Regent Street during Lockdown I

New book published in Germany

Available now!

Fresh off the press my new photo book is now available in Germany at Galerie Ludwig Keebolte as a signed limited edition of 200 copies.

Signed books are available at Galerie Ludwig Kleebolte.IMG_3552

To get your copy please contact

Galerie Ludwig Kleebolte

Tel: +49 170 21 76 397

Exhibiting at The Greenwich Gallery

Creating an echo to my exhibition at St Martins-In-the-Field, Trafalgar Square, selected work from China Today is now showing at the other end of the city at my favourite gallery in town: The Greenwich Gallery.

This is a unique constellation, where exhibits of the same project are showing in different parts of London, recreating the original link and dialogue between cultures and spaces that gave origin to this photo study. Based on the concept to develop a photo story originating from an ongoing dialogue between strangers, the resulting photo study of China Today is the portrayal of a country in transition. The presented work sums up the relationship between the traditional Chinese way-of-life and the emerging modern mega-city.

Designed as a Christmas exhibition, the work will be showing

19 Dec. 2019 – 15 Jan. 2020

At: The Greenwich Gallery

Opening times: Mon–Fri 9am–5.00pm; Sat and Sun 1–5pm (closed on bank holidays)

Address: Linear House, Peyton Place, Greenwich, London SE10 8RS
Walking distance from Greenwich Station (trains and DLR)

Please pop by and enjoy the exhibition at this lovely gallery.


China Today showing at The Greenwich Gallery

China Today showing in Central London

Exhibiting in St Martins-in-the-Field, Trafalgar Square

China Today: A walk between the past and the future

The photo project China Today is the study of a country in transition. Set between the traditional Chinese way-of-living and the modern mega-city, the project was developed over a period of four years and several visits to Chongqing, Chengdu and surrounding areas.

In line with the strong social and cultural character of the work, a selection of the project is now showing at St Martins-in-the-Field in the Bishop Ho Ming Wah Association & Community Centre. Based just opposite from the National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square, St Martins-in-the-Field is known for its strong support of social causes and the Bishop Ho Ming Wah Association & Community Centre situated in the basement of the church was set up to provide important and necessary support to the many Chinese immigrants living in London. Following the tradition set last year when a selection of this work was exhibited in the Sahne Art Museum in Chengdu, China, this project is again finding a Chinese audience amongst the many visitors of St Martins-in-the-Field.

Dates: 22 Nov 2019 – 28 Feb 2020

Venue: The Bishop Ho Ming Wah Association & Community Centre
Address: St Martins-in-the-Field, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 4JJ

Viewing: Please call to make an appointment: 020 7766 1141



China Today, a portrait of a society in change




China Today exhibiting in Central London. A photo project by Angelika BerndtAngelika Berndt CT19-2

Living with Horses

Beginning of summer I engaged in a project of a different kind. Staying in North Germany on a horse farm I immersed myself in the daily activities of a life with horses. Following the every-day tasks of the Joka Farm from dawn to dusk, I learned about the people, the horses and the challenges of small scale farming in Germany. Embedded in the local culture, I met the people, the horses and took part in all activities. The result is a narrative in pictures of the daily joys and challenges of this very different life-style.


Living with horses, Angelika Berndt photographyAngelika Berndt-J19-1




Fitting a horse shoe, Angelika Berndt photographyAngelika Berndt-J19-2




Living with horses, Angelika Berndt photographyAngelika Berndt-J19-3

Next exhibition coming up

My next exhibition is at the Greenwich Gallery

From 17–30 June 2019 a selection of my work from Dessie, Ethiopia, will be showing as part of the 12th Greenwich Annuale.

Venue: Greenwich Gallery

Opening times: Mon–Fri 9am–5.00pm; Sat and Sun 1–5pm

Private View: Thu 20 June 6.30-8pm

Address: Linear House, Peyton Place, Greenwich, London SE10 8RS
Walking distance from Greenwich Station (trains and DLR)

Please pop by and enjoy the exhibition in this lovely gallery.



Angelika Berndt photographyAngelika Berndt-E19

January February March April (1) May (1) June July (2) August September October November (1) December
January February (1) March April (1) May (2) June July (1) August September October November (1) December (1)
January February March April May June July August September (1) October November December (2)
January February March April May June July August September October November December