Muller, Kal

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Muller, Kal

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1939-

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Kal Muller, documentary film maker, photographer, writer, tribal art dealer and world traveller, was born in Budapest, Hungary and later on moved to the U.S.A., where he studied his doctorate on French literature at the University of Arizona. During most of his life, Kal’s focus has been on traditional societies. In 1965 he set out on an extended sailing trip across the Pacific, ending up in the New Hebrides, now Vanuatu. Later, he travelled extensively throughout Mexico. However, for the past 37 years, Dr. Muller has spent most of his time traveling and living in Indonesia, writing about and photographing this endless archipelago, specializing in Papua for the past decade. He has made several documentary films and published over a dozen books, which he wrote, as well as taking the photos required, such as The South Coast of Papua. He has also written numerous magazine articles published in Europe, the USA, Mexico and Asia.

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