David Galjaard

David Galjaard

The Hague, The Netherlands

David Galjaard is a documentary photographer based in The Netherlands. His way of working can be typified as "slow photography". An important aspect of this method is the depth he attempts to give his work, and the curiosity that underlying it. In this series, he shows how, out of fear for a foreign attack, the Albanian Stalinist leader Enver Hoxha built approximately 750,000 visible bunkers during his reign (1945-1985). The bunkers serve as a guide, illustrating the development of a European country that was one step away from communism, and the start at the start of a difficult journey to become part of the capitalistic West.