Noel Tovia Matoff

Cherusker Street 20
10829 Berlin
Germany (German)

E-mail: n.matoff(at)
Mobile: +49 (0) 176 323 20 867

VAT ID No: DE 219463883
Member of Freelens


Born in San Francisco, USA | Abitur in Frankfurt am Main | Assistant to photographer Abisag Tüllmann | Studied Visual Communication with Prof. Kilian Breier at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg

1984 Beginning of freelance work for taz, Emma and the Museum der Arbeit, among others.

From 1990 portrait photography for Die Zeit

1992-2000 Action photography for Greenpeace

1995 Start of birth photography

1998 Start of radio play/audio book photography

2000-2001 Portrait series for the Jewish General Newspaper

2001 Start of cooperation with the Midwives' Forum

2009 book publication i have fulsheimer, relatives and their dementia patients

2010-2013 portrait series mothers and daughters

From 2014 portrait series siblings

From 2014 exhibition project Women Mathematicians Worldwide.


1984 The miners' strike in Great Britain. IG-Metall

1991 Photos from Israel, May 1990. Villa Ichon in Bremen e.V.

1994 The Hawesta Fishwives, Schlutup, Lübeck

2004 radio play portraits, Hamburg, NDR

2016 - 2024 Women Mathematicians Worldwide. 34 portraits provide a special look into mathematics. A touring exhibition


2008 Book project I have Fulsheimer: Alzheimer Society Berlin, VG Bild-Kunst

2014 - 2024 Exhibition project Women Mathematicians Worldwide: a.o. Robert Bosch Foundation, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Maecenia Frankfurt Foundation, Tromsø Research Foundation a.o.