Dieter Telemans (°1971) is a Belgian photographer. He studied and lives in Brussels, but grew up in Burundi, and Africa continues to fascinate him.

He became a freelancer after having worked for daily De Morgen for six years. He is a member of Panos Pictures in London, Cosmos in Paris and Hollandse Hoogte in Amsterdam.

Supported projects

World Music on Three Continents

  • Art

The popularity of world music has been on the rise in recent years. But often the countries of origin of the musicians in question are only in the news because of wars, disasters or economic crises. The story behind the music, the importance of it in society as catalyst for messages of development or warnings against AIDS, is never told.