From town to town with a bag slung over his shoulder, Christopher Héry found his subjects by walking without any particular direction. He only takes pictures with his model’s permission, and only one or two, never more. Film is expensive, there are only thirty-six exposures, and all of his subjects are important. “You always have to think of the next shot, the one you can’t miss,” says Héry. He leads us to the heart of the Africa we rarely see, the Africa of industry, of metallurgy.
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