I just received the information that I will receive the “Neustart Kultur” scholarship by the VG Wort for a book I am currently writing about the situation in Caracas, Venezuela. Preliminary title of the book: “Blackout”.
Ligedya Rodriguez daughter emigrated to Australia five years ago. Mother and daughter exchange information every day via Whatsapp, but still, Rodriguez says, „I feel orphaned.“ Family is the most important bond in Venezuela, a failed state. Family provides meaning in […]
The Arauca river, about 100 meters wide, is the border line and a lifeline between Colombia and Venezuela. It is a permeable border, through which people pass and also contraband. A photo story from the turbulent waters that separate the inseparable.
My photographic investigation about life conditions of Venezuelan migrants in Colombia was selected for a scholarship by VG Bild (Germany). Preliminary title of the investigation: “Die neue Unterschicht Lateinamerikas”.
Since the 7th of March 2019, various nationwide blackouts sent Venezuela back into the Stone Age. The first blackout took me and the country by surprise. For almost a week, I was completely disconnected from the outside world, without electricity, water, internet and phone. A photo diary published by the Swiss magazine NZZ am Sonntag.