series WAITING FOR THE CANDYMEN

CompanySAILOR`S YARN
PhotographerKIRSTIN SCHMITT
PrizeGold in Press / Political
Entry Description

The series WAITING FOR THE CANDYMEN is portrait of Cuban ideysycratiy and a study of waiting: Waiting the right moment, waiting for tomorrow, waiting forsomething or someone who brings redemption - maybe… (candid / documentary photography / work in progress since 2014 / La Habana / ratio 3:2 /Color / all rights by KIRSTIN SCHMITT)

About Photographer

Documentary filmmaker and cinematographer, photographer / 2011-2014 teaching for the “Goethe-Institut Angola,“ the “Cefojor-Centro de Formação de Jornalistas” and „Lusíada University“ in Luanda, Angola STUDIES Cultural Anthropology & Central-American-Studies University Frankfurt M. and Hamburg / direction & cinematography (2.subject) at „Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg“ in Ludwigsburg, Germany / documentary filmmaking at „EICTV- Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión“ (Cuba) / 2014 MAGNUM Photos Paris, Workshop with Eli Reed / 2015 LEICA Photos, Masterclass with Bruces Gilden / 2016 Workshop OSTKREUZ Agency, Germany LANGUAGES: German, English, Spanish, Portuguese (basic) Works and lives between Havana and Berlin