Wijsheid uit Afrika

Danielle Follmi (photographer), Olivier Föllmi (photographer)
Aan de oorsprong van de mensheid staat een immens groot en fascinerend continent: Afrika. Olivier Föllmi leg het in al zijn schoonheid vast. Hij bestudeerde de weidse vlakten, van de Namibwoestijn via Dogonland tot het Tsjaadmeer en staat stil bij de steeds wisselende kleuren van het landschap, de puurheid van de Afrikaanse volkeren, hun complexe cultuur en bij de oorsprong van hun waarden. De cit
Wijsheid uit Afrika
Danielle Follmi Olivier Föllmi
Original language
Tielt: Lannoo, 2015
286 p. : ill.
9789401426862 (hardback)
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761.2 (SISO) Bezinningsteksten (ZIZO)

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About Danielle Follmi

Following a childhood spent in El Salvador and Central America, Danielle Pons-Föllmi arrived in France at the age of 17, where she began her medical studies. She became a doctor in anesthesiology and applied her medical experience on three continents. She is responsible for the intellectual and literary approach of the “Wisdoms of Humanity” project.


1980: Ph.D. in medicine at the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital, in Paris, specializing in public health and tropical medicine

1981-1984: Missions in Panama, India, then with Doctors without Borders in Cambodia and Laos.

1984: Married the photographer Olivier Föllmi. Danielle continued to practice medicine and specialized in anesthesiology and resuscitation.

1991-1992: Danielle & Olivier Föllmi set off to live in India for two years with the exiled Tibetan community who, in 1992, entrusted them with the adoption of two children who would then come to…Read more on Wikipedia