Text in Dutch by: Michiel van Kempen

Design by: Henrik Barents

Picture-editor: Adriaan Monshouwer

Publisher: In de Knipscheer, Haarlem.

ISBN-number: 90-6265-398-7


In the photobook “Woorden op de westenwind” 10 writers from Surinam, South-America, are presented who are living outside their country. The way they live and work is documented in extensive photo-series. -From each writer new work is published in this photobook.


In 1993 Michel Szulc-Krzyzanowski photographed in Holland and Italy 10 by origin Surinam writers in their daily life during months. On the 27th of May 1994 this photobook was presented with an exhibition of the pictures in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, Holland.

How to purchase

The photobook “Woorden op de westenwind” is in the bookshops for sale for 25 Euros. (31 US$).

It can also be purchased by sending an e-mail here.

There is no English version of this book available.