Visual Historiography




Andrea Stultiens (1974, The Netherlands) isn’t really keen on being labelled a ‘photographer’. Instead, she prefers to describe herself as ‘doing things with photographs’. Yes, she takes photos, but she also collects them, looks at them, thinks and writes about them. Luckily, she also sometimes makes the results visible to the rest of the world. This is the case with the Kaddu Wasswa Archive (2008-2010), a visual recollection of a man and his country. He recorded the sometimes dramatic course of his life in Uganda, resulting in an extensive archive of photographs, texts and documents. In collaboration with Kaddu and his grandson, Stultiens is using the archive to unravel the story. Ongoing…