Presented by Gilles Vernernet in Lyon at the gallery Le Bleu du ciel last November, Edith Roux series "Les Dépossédés" is exhibited in Paris until February 23rd, 2013 on the walls of the gallery Dix9. Edith Roux’s cold aesthetic requires that her photographs take place in a kind of fictitious reality, one where characters stand out from their background in the same way that the conflict has destroyed their homes. The bright clothing and rigid postures contrast with the piles of ochre ruins behind them, two distinct realities existing side-by-side. These individuals, deprived of their histories, stand out from the image, implicitly telling their story.
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