Chris Marker is not really a photographer. His images are like a film strip cut with scissors. They recount the same story that their creator whispers in a low voice. A story of time that has nothing to do with the one that freezes the click of the shutter. It is by literature that Marker has become a documentarist, a photographer, a filmmaker, a handyman of visual culture.
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