Damien Schumann

Damien Schumann

Damien Schumann bought his first camera before entering Burma and shot his first rolls of film in an orphanage in a Buddhist monastery while hiding from immigration (2001). These images became his first published work.

In late 2003 he set out to put a face to emerging Africa. He hitchhiked from Cape Town to Palestine - eating, sleeping, travelling and simply being as the average person does in the given area. Balala, his first exhibition was launched on his return.

By his final year of studying he was working with NGOs to build exhibitions for Advocacy and Social Mobilization purposes – still his primary focus today.
Recently his work has been recognised for its visual anthropological value, and has spoken about this at Princeton University and the Centre of Documentary Studies, Duke University. Currently, developments are being made find innovative ways to document and present anthropological studies in pro-active ways. www.dspgallery.com

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Damien Schumann hat das Bild House hochgeladen

A San boy plays in his community in Namibia

Damien Schumann hat das Bild San Sunrise hochgeladen

A San boy starts his day in the maize fields in Namibia

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Watch Cat hochgeladen

A cat waits at the entranc eof a hut in the Transkei, South Africa

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Oaxaca Cafe hochgeladen

A Cafe in Oaxaca City, Mexico

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Moonset over Khayelitsha hochgeladen

The moon sets over Khayelitsha in Cape Town, South Africa

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Sunrise over Khayelitsha hochgeladen

Sun rises over the biggest township in Cape Town, South Africa, Khayelitsha

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Sunset in Haifa hochgeladen

A couple appreciate a sunset in Haifa, Israel

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Lions Head hochgeladen

Clouds come in off the sea to cover Lions Head in Cape Town, South Africa

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Plaza hochgeladen

A couple kiss in a Plaza in Guatemala on Christmas eve

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Church goer hochgeladen

A man sleeps in a church in Mexico

Damien Schumann hat das Bild San Boy hochgeladen

A San boy in Namibia cares for is donkeys

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Chicken Hanger hochgeladen

A wall in a traditional home in Transkei, South Africa

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Clifton Beach hochgeladen

Dusk on Clifton Beach, Cape Town, South Africa

Damien Schumann hat das Bild Cenote hochgeladen

Underwater cave in Mexico

Damien Schumann hat das Bild South Africa Clouds hochgeladen

Skyscape over the Eastern Cape, South Africa