Laurent Van der Stockt, 46, marked people’s minds with pictures of the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. A member of the Gamma Agency, he is known for his intransigence : “Do we still really disturb ?” he asks himself about his pictures.
“I met Julie Baird on February 28, 1993. She was 19. She was seated, holding her eight days old baby in her arms. Julie was penniless, suffering from aids, and from a drug addiction. She had left her family aged 14. An addict, she lived by expedients in the street, dependent on more men than she could remember. From San Francisco to Alaska, I photographed Julie during eighteen consecutive years. She passed away on September 26th 2010. I promised her I would tell her story.”
They are 20 and 24 years old. She is named Ceci, he Meme. Tango unites them as much as it devours them. They dance during the day for tourists, and by night with their friends. Tango means everything for this couple from Buenos Aires, photographed by another couple, Ivan Kashinsky and Karla Gachet.
On January 12, 2010, the earth shook in Haiti. One year later, sixty thousand victims are still based in the former military aerodrome, at the heart of Port-au-Prince. Olivier Laban-Mattei spent a month with these men and women who took their destinies into their own hands.
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N°13 - PRINTEMPS 2017
Enquête LE BUSINESS DE LA FOURRURE
Photobiographie ERDOGAN LE SULTAN
Portfolio L’APPEL DE LA VOLGA