Ghislain Sénéchaut works in the tradition of the observers of the social landscape, topographers of the legendary and the familiar. A photographer and traveler, he loves countries where the remoteness and the harshness of life shape the body and mind. In 2003, his series Portraits du Kosovo revived a memory which had been too quickly forgotten. The elderly, adults and children were there, among the ruins of their villages. The black-and-white prints, the intimate formats and the sober compositions gave a sense of gravity to the aftermath of war, eliciting the viewer’s empathy.
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