Winner of the Silver Medal in the Photography Category, Independent Publisher Book Awards 2020.
PRAISE FOR DIVINE ENCOUNTERS
Hans Kemp’s seventh photo book, Divine Encounters: Sacred Rituals and Ceremonies in Asia, is out now. The first reviews are in and unanimously praise the book.
Inspirational and highly motivating.
Art Wolfe – Renowned photographer of over 100 books and TV host of Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge
An exquisite journey to the far side of faith.
Tom Vater, author of Sacred Skin – Thailand’s Spirit Tattoos
A magnificent photographic tribute to Asia’s spirituality.
Kevin B. Turner, author of Sky Shamans of Mongolia: Meetings with Remarkable Healers
Kemp takes the viewer centre-stage to the drama with terrific photography that somehow manages to get right into the faces–and souls–of the participants.
Michael Buckley, author of Meltdown in Tibet
For readers who are sure to spend hours in the vibrant collection of photos.
The Kyoto Journal
This is art. Savor it and be dazzled.
Janet Brown, author of Tone Deaf in Bangkok
Every shot is bursting with colour and spectacle.
The Bangkok Post
This is a monumental work in every way — 400 pages packed with provocative images, providing a fascinating and intimate portrayal of some of Asia’s most unusual festivals and rituals.
The Nikkei Asian Review