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Portrait Petra Dachtler

Travelling is my passion - photography has developed alongside. When I travel I have the leisure to wander around with an open mind observing the life around. Through my photographs I try to transmit the impression a certain place or atmosphere leaves on me  - deserted or with its people in their daily routines.

From 2014-2017 my home was in Tunisia where I had my first solo exhibition dedicated to the often overlooked interior of that fascinating country in transition. After my return to Berlin, the pictures were shown in different places in Germany and a photobook was published in 2019.

Having the privilege to work and live in different countries, the focus of my work is travel photography, but recently I also experimented with portraits and story telling. In summer 2022 I moved to Prague where I started a project called "postcards from Prague" still to be finished...



Rathaus Wuppertal, September 2023


Museumscafé Alexandrowka, Potsdam, September 2021

Stadt - Land - Tunesien

City Hall Stuttgart, April - May 2022

House of the Bavarian Economy, Munich, November, 2019

Internationaler Club e.V. at the German Foreign Office, Berlin, October 2018

​Bürgersaal, commune Wennigsen / Hannover, April - May 2018

German-Arab Friendship Association (DAFG e.V.), Berlin, February - March 2018

Tunisia Inside Out

Musée de la ville de Tunis (Palais Kheireddine), Tunis, May 2017


100 years Turkish Republic

a|e Galerie Potsdam with photographs from the series Fluchtpunkte, Sept.-Nov. 2023

Project class 2023

"Strahov", Škola kreativní fotografie, Prague, June -Sept. 2023

Diplomats' photography

Exhibition of photography from members of diplomatic missions
Palais Czernín, of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague, April-May 2023

I see through your dreams and mine

Booklet Sans,souci., project class of Joakim Eskildsen, Ostkreuzschule
Kiezkiosk Open Tiny, Berlin, Oct. 2022


with the series Fluchtpunkte, free project class Eva Bertram

Neue Schule für Fotografie, Berlin, Mai-Juni 2022


City portraits Tunis - Sidi Bouzid

Ten years after the "Arab spring", a|e Galerie Potsdam, May - July 2021

Brandenburg Art Award  (Brandenburgischer Kunstpreis)

Exhibition of the finalists with photographs from the series Alexandrowka

Schloss Neuhardenberg, July - August 2020



Works of the seminar at the Osktreuzschule Berlin with Ina Schoenenburg with photographs from the series Alexandrowka, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, February 2020

Footprints - nachhaltige Geschichten

Documentary photography on climate, energy, sustainability featuring Tropical Potsdam

Kunstmarkthalle, Berlin, February - April 2020

Projekthof Karnitz, Germany, June - August 2020

Medina - tradition, heritage and identity

Musée de la ville de Tunis (Palais Kheireddine), Tunis, May 2016


Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung: Bilder jenseits des Touristenblicks (pdf), July 2021


Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung: Pinke Wäsche und einsame Sandalen (pdf), July 2021


Märkische Oderzeitung: Fremde Heimat, June 2020


taz am Wochenende (Footprints), Feb, 2020


Video by Deutsche Welle Arabic, June 2018


Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung, May 2018 

Calenberger online news, May 2018 


Tunisian Press, May 2017

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