Resources and Consequences
Due to the explosion of technological developments and the needs of the steadily growing world population, many of the conflicts that have taken place in Africa in recent years revolve around resources such as oil, gold, and cassiterite, as well as pasture land, water and fishing. This series of images documents the consequences that have arisen from this.
Making-of about Dominic Nahr's work
Exhibition location: Blumenhaus
The making-of shows in impressive pictures the work of the photographer “in the field” and the selection and use of the pictures in the editorial office. In addition, moving statements by the photographer from his life, his experiences, his work and the impact of his reports.
Dominic Nahr was born in Appenzell in 1983, grew up in Hong Kong and moved to Nairobi in 2009. In addition to numerous covers in Time magazine, his pictures have been published by National Geographic, The New Yorker, Stern, Spiegel, Schweizer Illustrierte and NZZ. In 2017 he moved back to Switzerland, where today, in addition to his international work, he also publishes a weekly audio-photo essay for Republik Magazin. Nahr has won a World Press Photo and a Swiss Press Photo Award. In 2015 he was named Photographer of the Year by the Swiss Photo Academy. He is a Leica Ambassador and a founding member of the MAPS agency.