Edgar Zippel studied photography and film/video at the University of Essen (Folkwangschule),  finished with diploma.

He is based in the heart of Berlin, going from there wherever he is needed to go, either for personal projects or commissioned work.

His works are in the collections of:

Hygiene-Museum Dresden

Ruhrmuseum Essen

Museum Europäischer Kulturen Berlin

Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin

Märkisches Museum Berlin

Fine-art collector´s prints are available upon request.



Projektförderung VG Bild-Kunst „After The War“ 2014

Künstlerhaus Lukas Ahrenshoop 2004

Künstlerdorf Schöppingen 2001



Goethe-Institut, Berlin-Mitte, "I'm not afraid of anything!", 04.04.2019 - 30.06.2019

Makeshift Museum Los Angeles, Forward2 Now, Egon ZippelIEdgar Zippel ; Lyon,  Gunner Fox, May 13th - June 23rd 2017

Galerie Ursula Walter,  Dresden, the human aspect, groupshow,  May 13th- June 2nd 2017

Galerie Axel Obiger, Berlin, Portrait des Galeristen, groupshow, 04. - 25. February 2017

Volkskundemuseum Erfurt ,  I’m not afraid of anything,  November 2016 - April 2017

Galerie M, Berlin - Marzahn, ,  I’m not afraid of anything, May 2016 - June 2016

Galerie Fatamorgana, Berlin, Young Europeans and others, March 2016,

Haus der Brandenburgisch-Preußischen Geschichte, Potsdam „I’m not afraid of anything“ –  May 2015 - June  2015

Raum für Fotografie, Neukölln, Berlin,   „European Life“, 30.09 – 07.11.2014

Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Berlin, „I’m not afraid of anything“ –  August 2013 - Mai 2014

Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, Berlin, “Mailand - eine Stadt”, 1998

Buchmesse Leipzig and Galerie am Scheunenviertel, Berlin,  "In einem anderen Land", Photographs from  Romania,  1997

Heart Galerie Mannheim, “Am Rande des 2. Jahrtausends”, Porträts, 1996

Universität Dortmund, ”Ruhrgebiet - Die Menschen und ihre Region”, 1994

Kunstverein Frankfurt/Main, „Junge europäische Fotografen“,  1989




grew up in the seventies and eighties. I went to a school where they thaught me Latin and ancient Greek, but I more or less resisted. I never played in a punkband and never had a dog or horse. I started listening to Joy Division, when I was about 14. I did get my parachute-license a the age of 16. I stopped parachuting when my parachute fell apart in the air. I began again parachuting about 30 years later.

In the meantime I took photographs.