Monthly:janvier 2024

Children of Visa – Perpignan, 2009 – 2023

Children of Visa Perpignan 2009 – 2023Perpignan is the city that hosts the international photojournalism festival Visa pour l’image. Since 2009, I have another appointment in this city: It houses in its center one of the largest sedentary gypsy communities in Europe, gradually installed from the nineteenth century in the Saint-Jacques district. Neighborhood among the poorest in France, with 80% unemployment. A community lifestyle, clan, patriarchal, assumed as such. We know that we are coming to Saint-Jacques because the houses […]

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Vietnam of yesterday and today – 2023

Vietnam of yesterday and todayThe contrast is strong between ancestral traditions and openness to tourism and infrastructure development in the last 20 years. Here development of Halong Bay beach in the northVietnam of yesterday and todayVietnamese tourists love to rent traditional costumes to walk in temples or palacesVietnam of yesteday and todaySapa, in the mountains of the north, where the cohabitation of excessive tourism with ethnic minorities, who live from this situation, is strikingVietnam of yesteday and todayBorder with China […]

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