WAITING FOR THE CANDYMEN

CompanySAILOR`S YARN
PhotographerKirstin Schmitt
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

WAITING FOR THE CANDYMEN is study of Cuban idiosyncrasy and allegory of waiting for something or someone who brings redemption, maybe…

About Photographer

documentary filmmaker, DoP & photographer. After studying Anthropology & filmmaking in Germany & Cuba, Kirstin worked 2010-2014 as teacher for Goethe Institute & journalism university in Angola. Her documentary-projects focus liminal stages & the impact of transition. Characteristic for her work is the use of environment & intimate encounters with the strength & vulnerability of her protagonists. The works got showcased at museums, art fairs & filmfestivals (Shanghai Film Festival,Dok-Leipzig, Art Basel Miami-Scope Art Show, Sumerset house London). Based in La Habana.