Christian Bobst (b. 1971, Switzerland) originally studied graphic design. For almost 15 years he worked as a internationally awarded Art- and Creative Director for major advertising agencies in Switzerland and Germany before he decided to work freelance and move on into documentary photography in 2010. Since then he covered stories in over 20 countries* in Europe, Afrika, Asia, North- and South America. His pictures were published in Magazines and Newspapers such as Stern, die Zeit, NZZ, The Guardian, Huffington Post and Geo. Since 2014 he is a member of LAIF Photoagency in Germany.
2016 - World Press Photo Award, 2015 - Swiss Photo Award ewz selection, 2015 - PX 3 Photo Award, France, 2013 - Swiss Photo Award ewz selection, 2013 - Swiss Press Photo Award
The Gris-gris Wrestlers from Senegal
Kherou Ngor, a young wrestling champion, washes himself with milk at the shore of Ngor, Dakar, August 11, 2015. He performs this ritual in order to obtain the reinforcement of a ghost who lives in the stones at the shore.