Silver / 2016 / Press / Feature Story

series WAITING FOR THE CANDYMEN

  • Prize
    Silver in Press/Feature Story, Gold in Press/Political, Gold in Fine Art/People, Gold in Portraiture/Culture, 1st Place winner in Portraiture
  • Company
    Sailor`s Yarn
  • Photographer
    KIRSTIN SCHMITT
  • Credit
    KIRSTIN SCHMITT

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)

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