Diaz Point, Namibia, 2013. Digital Pigment Print. 90 x 60 cm, Edition of 3 + 2AP
The wooden bridge shown here in 2013 leads from the replica Diaz Cross on a rock pinnacle overlooking the sea to the shore. It has since been washed away. The Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Diaz landed here at Angra Pequena, the present-day !Nami#Nus / Lüderitz, Namibia, in 1487. Archaeological findings show that long before the first Europeans arrived on the Namibian coast, the Khoisan already knew the area. Herero and Nama prisoners were kept in the vicinity at Shark Island during the German-Namibian War of 1904-1908.