Pete Muller is an American photographer and researcher based in Nairobi, Kenya. His work focuses on masculinity, national identity and conflict in post-colonial states.
He works on a mix of editorial assignments and long-term personal projects. His ongoing work, A Tale of Two Wolves, examines the interplay between concepts of masculinity, male experience and violence.
He has worked in South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, the Palestinian Territories, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and elsewhere. He is a contributing photographer to National Geographic Magazine, TIME Magazine, and the Washington Post and has received awards from World Press Photo, the Overseas Press Club, TIME Magazine, Pictures of the Year International, the Open Society Institute and others.
He is member of the photo collective, Prime.
SOME INTERESTING INFORMATION ABOUT PETE
- Is this your first visit to Singapore?
Yes, this is my first trip to Singapore.
- What are you looking forward to during your trip to Singapore?
I'm looking forward to seeing a bit of the social fabric of one of the world's most famous cities.
- Tell us 3 interesting things about yourself / your work.
I am the third generation of professional photographer in my family. My work is motivated largely by my academic interest in the regions where I shoot. This is my first trip to Asia.
Pete's website: www.petemullerphotography.com
Topic: Men, Masculinity and Violence. A case study in eastern Congo
Date: Saturday, Jan 30
Venue: National Museum of Singapore, Seminar Room