• Anja Niedringhaus

    Anja Niedringhaus

    Her pictures went around the world. Her hometown Höxter, in which she was born in 1965, Anja Niedringhaus has always remained connected. In 2014, she was shot dead in Afghanistan in an assassination attempt. [...]
  • The Forum

    The Forum

    To commemorate Anja Niedringhaus, a forum for photography is to be created in the heart of Höxter in the historic Tilly House. The commemoration also applies to the victims of war and persecution. [...]
  • Her Legacy

    Her Legacy

    If I do not take pictures, it will not be known,” was her motto. The power of her images lies in the gift of recognizing the special in one specific moment and to show what the machinery of war with the affected people does. [...]
  • The Society

    The Society

    In 2017 the association „Forum Anja Niedringhaus – Association for Artistic and Journalistic Photography e.V.” founded. The goal: to create a cultural place for encounter and exchange. [...]

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Thank you for visiting the website of Forum Anja Niedringhaus in Höxter.

To create a cultural institution with charisma, has made the Association Forum Anja Niedringhaus. We would like to honor the memory of the murdered photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Afghanistan and revive the historic Tillyhaus, part of the urban Adelshof in Westerbachstraße in Höxter. Through events that stimulate the artistic and scientific examination of the causes and consequences of crises, conflicts and wars, flight and migration, awareness is to be awakened for the topics that were important to Anja Niedringhaus.

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