|Blurbarian Since||November 2007|
|My Web Site||http://www.faustinusderaet.com|
Born in Antwerp, Belgium, Faustinus grew up and lived most of his life in Mexico City. He obtained a Bachelor's in Computer Systems from the Universidad Iberoamericana, and worked as sales executive at IBM. In 1992 he returned to school for his photography degree. For several years he photographed top Latin American celebrities.
Faustinus’ work has been shown in Hungary, Mexico and several U.S. cities. He has been published nationally in Shots and Light Leaks, and was named one of the Top 10 Artists to Watch For in 2004 by the Austin Chronicle. His work is part of the Wittliff Collections in San Marcos, Texas.
In 2005 he published "Mientras vagaba por el D.F. / While Wandering Through El Deh Effeh" a photography book about Mexico City taken with his plastic camera. In 2008 Tumbona Ediciones, published his second book "China Paused".