Inga Schunn was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1989 and raised in Nürnberg, Germany, she is currently based in Richmond, Virginia where she studies Photography at Virginia Commonwealth University. and currently works at the photography-only gallery, Candela Books.
This series of images was shot in June and July of 2013 during my stay in Botswana. With the help of a travel grant from Virginia Commonwealth University, I went to Botswana with the intent of learning about the influence of American Peace Corps in the country and creating a body of work. I decided to do some volunteer work with the director of Art Education at the University of Botswana, Dr. Kelone Petersen, who runs a non-government funded organization called Springboard Humanism. Through her influence I was better able to learn about Motswana culture, the country’s peaceful history and its forthcoming developments.
To view more of Inga’s work please visit her website.