Encountering, Questioning, and Sometimes Finding


An interview with Kristof Vadino

“Being in other cultures allows me to question my own culture and myself. I hate tourism where one only takes what one wants. Travel is different. It is about encountering, questioning, and sometimes finding.”

Kristof Vadino won our November 2019 theme – STREET LIFE – with an incredible documentary image that captures so much with an effortless finesse. It’s the sort of scene where the viewer can get lost exploring its layers, but it’s also not without an important socio-economic and environmental story – something we found out when we asked Kristof about the image, its broader context, and his working practice as a reportage and documentary photographer…