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Warzone
2010

Warzone

Svenn Torfinn

PATRICK CAMMAERT (Congo, 2005)

Few Dutch have a more powerful role on the international stage than Patrick Cammaert. The Major General of the Marines was commander of the battalion of Dutch Marines in Cambodia and was Assistant Chief of Staff of UNPROFOR in Bosnia. After a command in Ethiopia he climbed to the position of First Advisor to Kofi Annan. In 2005 he was appointed as commander of the eastern division of the UN mission in the Congo, which is to establish peace and stability in a region where the chronic civil war has claimed millions of victims. The Dutch photographer covered Cammaert’s mission in the Congo.

  • PATRICK CAMMAERT (Congo, 2005)

    Few Dutch have a more powerful role on the international stage than Patrick Cammaert. The Major General of the Marines was commander of the battalion of Dutch Marines in Cambodia and was Assistant Chief of Staff of UNPROFOR in Bosnia. After a command in Ethiopia he climbed to the position of First Advisor to Kofi Annan. In 2005 he was appointed as commander of the eastern division of the UN mission in the Congo, which is to establish peace and stability in a region where the chronic civil war has claimed millions of victims. The Dutch photographer covered Cammaert’s mission in the Congo.

  • PATRICK CAMMAERT (Congo, 2005)

  • PATRICK CAMMAERT (Congo, 2005)

  • PATRICK CAMMAERT (Congo, 2005)

Biography

Silver Camera winner Sven Torfinn (Netherlands, 1971) makes his best photos when no one knows he's there. About ten years ago he settled in Kenya; since then he has recorded the forgotten continent for publications including de Volkskrant, The Guardian, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Economist and the Frankfurter Allgemeine in a way only the invisible ones can.

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Price EUR 10,00