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Monique Stauder's solo epic journey around the equator and subsequent award winning double flip book LATITUDE ZERO (forewards by acclaimed American novelist, Paul Theroux) chronicles the interconnectivity of humanity and nature around the earth’s edge while hallmarking her raw and poetic style.
Published in 2010 by Schilt Publishing (Amsterdam) and distributed worldwide by Thames & Hudson (London), Benteli (Bern) published a German co-edition, which won the SILVER award in Germany's renowned photo book competition 'Deutscher Fotobuchpreis' in 2011.
STAUDER was a guest speaker at a TEDx conference in Hong Kong entitled 'EXPLORE' and select Latitude Zero images won 1st in Photo District News (PDN) Best of Photojournalism in 2010.
TIME profiled her quixotic adventure online with a foreward by Paul Theroux in January 2004.
The site won 2nd in National Press Photographer Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism 2005.
The Royal Geographic Society (Hong Kong) and Explorer’s Club (New York City) presented it as a lecture & slideshow in 2004 & 2005 respectively. The Telluride Mountain Film Festival equally profiled it in 2004 and as an exhibit during their 2015 festival.
LATITUDE ZERO has also been exhibited in various venues around the world; NYC, Amsterdam, Bogota, Bangkok and Kinshasa as well as published in diverse editorial publications.