For 22 years I’ve been looking for something in Nepal. First as a hiker, then as a wanderer, amazed by what I saw, then as a mere human being concerned with the fragility of the lives here. For a while I thought of myself as a photojournalist. I worked for NGOs on subjects like famine in the western part of the country, the postwar reconstruction, the rehabilitation of Maoist fighters. I photographed the voters at the assembly when the republic was born. However, while photography is capable of accounting for the changes in a country by attempting to stick to the facts and doing what it can with the concept of truth.
But today the idea wandering makes no sense .There is only death, destruction a country where 28 millions suffer. But I am still a photographer and I love this country more than ever, and I have to put this love to use.
Read the full article in the French version of L’Oeil.
“Architectes de l’Urgence”
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