“It was born that would not have been necessary” – Louis Ferdinand Céline For photographer Jérôme Sessini, human destiny is engraved in landscapes and spaces. His photographs depict fifteen years of war reporting and highlight the relationship between people and the space around them. This relationship is often marked by violence. From the destroyed streets of Aleppo to the barricades of Kiev, Sessini’s images captured this violence in the most literal way. His singular gaze has penetrated the darkest corners of our society. It is a symbolic violence that accompanies the urban landscapes of Detroit and Saint-Denis, and which highlights...
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