TIFA 2023 Book / Fine Art

Poetry of Silence I Limited Edition

  • Prize
    Silver in Book/Fine Art
  • Photographer
    Roland Blum
  • Technical Info
    Fuji Gfx 100s / Hasselblad X1dii
  • Photo Date

Since 2018, Liechtenstein photographer Roland Blum has been travelling to Southwest Africa on a recurring basis,directing his camera lens from a helicopter at the structures and shapes of the fascinating, breathtakingly archaic world of the Namib Desert in Namibia. It is there that the quiet poetry of his photographs emerges. Blum’s visual language is that of a light painter – and thus his work is pure photography in the most original sense of the word. Book information: Contents: 140 pages, 69 photographs Size: 31 X 23 cm Binding: Hard cover, Swiss binding Paper : 200g/m2

Roland Blum is a liechtenstein based photographer.he’s specialized in abstract photography since the early 80’s. He studied music at the jazz school lucerne switzerland and spanish and art at the university of Havana (Cuba). Since 1994 roland blum is working as a journalist, photographer, producer and head of music at the national broadcast company radio liechtenstein. Some of roland blum’s essential works are presented in his onlie gallery. His latest series Poetry of Silence was created in the Sperrgebiet, a diamond mining aerea in the Namib Desert