Switzerland is among the top ten ranking countries concerning infractructure. Still, the changing appearance of public service is a popular topic for discussion among the Swiss – not least after a recent people’s vote which rejected regulations for public service. The aim was to examine the state of public service in villages off the agglomerations. Not in the mountains –…… Continue reading Rural Infrastructure in Switzerland
Construction in Spain boomed – until the economy collapsed in 2008. The result of the property bubble bursting are abandoned building sites omnipresent in Spain.
As we move houses soon, I am constantly tidying up these days. Wrapped in old newspapers, I discovered two old black and white prints made from photos I took in 1989 in East Berlin, only months before the fall of the Berlin Wall. I was about 17 and dreaming of becoming a photojournalist. My favourite…… Continue reading Goose Steps in East Berlin, 1989
Another NGO annual report with a lot of photos taken by me: Mamelani is a community development organization operating in Cape Town, South Africa (download link for the annual report).
James House, a South African NGO, has published their annual report for 2010/2011. Most of the photos in the report are by me, and I’m very glad to see the result. The annual report can be downloaded as a pdf on their website. James House is an organization operating in Hout Bay, South Africa. Besides…… Continue reading James House Annual Report
In June, I portrayed Alizwa, an 18 years old young woman living in Kayelitsha, a township of Cape Town in South Africa. Some days ago, I got notice that Alizwa had died of meningitis on September 6, 2011. She was a joyful and melancholic person at almost the same moment.
Betty and her husband have eight children. They live in a small makeshift shack in Imizano Yethu, a settlement in Hout Bay, South Africa.
Alizwa is 18 years old and lives in Kayelitsha, a township of Cape Town, South Africa.
Nelson is 20 years old and lives in Tafelsig, a township of Cape Town, South Africa.