Personal essays

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Margo

Margo

Youth, beauty, doubt vs certainty, trust vs defiance. She's all at once. Margo wants, Margo has; she wishes, she wonders; she plays quite seriously. Enter her thoughts, then politely be asked to leave. Her...
amber mahouts

amber mahouts

The small city of Amer in the outskirts of Jaipur in Rajasthan, is the home of many elephants. Most live now in a village that has been specially designed for the mahouts, their families and their imposing a...
plaza cables

plaza cables

This series was shot in India while wandering in the streets of Old Delhi and other cities. Everyone who has experienced India will pronounce the word "chaos" at one moment or another. Everyone will also...
silent fish

silent fish

Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, the world's largest wholesale and seafood market, transit point for millions of "silent" fish.Tsukiji is almost a city in the city. Its' inhabitants don't talk much,...
back from the temples

back from the temples

Back from the temples is a night journey by tuk-tuk beginning at the entrance of the Angkor Wat temples in Cambodia and ending in the centre of Siem Reap.At the end of the day, after sunset, ...
elephants

elephants

In 1998, times were tough and a friend sent me a photograph of an elephant kneeling in front of a praying child. With it, he wrote: « May you have the strength of an elephant to fight the difficult moments. »...
Kyoto noren

Kyoto noren

A japanese noren is a piece of fabric that is hung in doorways, on windows or on walls. They are traditionally used in shops and restaurants as a decorative entry . These noren, hung from restaurants in...
partir

partir

 Partir (en 2010) (Voir sur Vimeo.com ). Par ordre chronologique, une sélection d'une année de photographies prises entre janvier et décembre 2010. Photographies, textes et...
Celia

Celia

Working as a designer for over twenty years I can say, with little doubt, that Celia was my dearest client. She was so good that she eventually became a close friend as well. She was the publications manager...
Adakkan

Adakkan

Adakkan lives by a tile factory in Waikkal not far from Colombo in Sri Lanka. Christian in a muslim country, he suffered like many from the 2004 Tsunami. Six hundred dead were found in his neighbourhood...
dormir ailleurs

dormir ailleurs

It all started because I didn't want to come back with an unfinished roll of film.The first time, I was leaving my hotel room in the morning and the beautiful morning light invited me to photograph...
au 22 du boulevard

au 22 du boulevard

« Au 22 du boulevard » happens in the intimacy of my living space in the years 2000 and 2001. It is probably my first photographic essay which context was the slow mental recovery after surviving from c...

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