As part of the projection " Movement " by Luzphoto Agency during the Night of the Year, Nicola Lo Calzo presented an excerpt from his new series Cham . CHAM is a photographic documentary which questions the legacy of the Black trade and slavery in the XXIth century.
CHAM Part 1 is the first part of this project dealing with Africa, Europe and the Americas, and has been developed in Benin and Ghana, two countries which hold a rich yet invisible “material and immaterial memory” of enslavement: descendants of families both enslaved and selling slaves, oral traditions, rituals both traditional and Christian, historical sites and architectures.
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