“I try to draw people in with lighting and composition, making a reality into a fantasy,” Pieter tells It’s Nice That
of his creative process. It’s been close to a year since I discovered storytelling through photographs. Taking on this project, and searching for visual documentation of others’ realities has given me countless moments of shock and “oh my god”. When I came across Congo Tales
, it was a bit after I discovered Cristina de Middel and her work in Nigeria
. Seeing the “underbelly” of these worlds, I knew that there was so much more mystery to find in the archives of Africa.