Bernd Bierbaum

Bernd Bierbaum writes books, paints, enjoys photography, and travels professionally across the world. He lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Latest: Searching for the aardvark. Based on my idea and story, a 45min documentary was recently broadcast on ARTE TV and ZDF in France and Germany.


Photography, another tool of documenting my outer and inner travels, complement paintings and story telling. In photography fixation in space and time is not very stringent, giving them a dream-like quality at times. This choice of photographs was taken in various locations around the world and often involves archetypal and mythological references. Equipment ranges from high technology SLRs to simple disposable cameras.

Photography Albums