The apocalypse described by Louis Barthas in his war diaries is starkly captured by photographs taken at the time: ravaged landscapes, pulverized crops, towns and villages in ruins, ancient trees chopped down, human remains shredded by bullets… One hundred years later, Jean-Pierre Bonfort, armed with his mobile phone, followed in the footsteps of Barthas. What did he see? The battlefields of the First World War in relief like interim “landscapes.”
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