It all started like this, in 1976, with no experience and no pre-conceived notions. A world was there before her eyes, unknown, yet somehow familiar. She wanted to know and understand these men, women and transgenders who were selling their bodies on the streets of Paris. In 1976, Jane Evelyn Atwood, not yet a photographer, had been living in Paris for almost five years. She bought her first ‘real” camera, and met Blondine, as well as the other prostitutes on the Rue des Lombards, in the Beaubourg neighborhood. Two years later, Blondine send her to Barbara, and then there’s Nouja,...
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