In 1956, the Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm, then thirty-eight years old, placed his bags in the time-worn hotel of Place Blanche, where the clientele was essentially composed of transexuals. He adopted the nocturnal life of his room neighbors and found a way to share their intimacy.
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