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Carsten Stormer

Carsten Stormer


phone: +49 (0) 71 51-96 46 0

Autor, Regisseur, Kamera / Manila

War and crisis reporting, social issues


Born in 1973, Carsten Stormer began his free-lance career with the Phnom Penh Post. He studied journalism in Bremen and Chennai India (IIT) and was in the first graduating class of the Zeitenspiegel Reportageschule. He settled in Manila in 2008. Regular assignments include Focus, Playboy, Amnesty International Magazine, Cicero, and other major German dailies and weeklies. He has received media awards from the Red Cross and Kindernotfhilfe and one of his photos was nominated for UNICEF’s 2009 Photo of the Year.


Angling for cocaine

Appeared in "mare", No. 78, Februar/März 2010

In the Caribbean village of Tasbapauni, cocaine has turned simple fishermen into prosperous merchants. They call it “white lobster” or “white happiness.” A few skeptics doubt that cocaine brings a net benefit to the community.


War without end

Appeared in "Frankfurter Rundschau", 12 August 2009

Millions of Vietnamese are still suffering from the effects of the defoliant agent orange. A visit.