Inga Schunn

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.

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Makoro

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.

Breakfast

Breakfast

University of Botswana

University of Botswana

The Mule

The Mule

Portrait of the President

Portrait of the President

Koketsho

Koketsho

Vultures

Vultures

Maun

Maun

Untitled

Untitled

Peter's Lemon

Peter’s Lemon

At the Fair

At the Fair

Warona

Warona

To view more of Inga’s work please visit her website.



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