Valérie Jouve’s photographs exude a powerful energy, as does she. Don’t try to talk to her about religion when she talks to you about humanity, sharing and values. This little lady will take you by the shoulder and explain how it has nothing to do with geopolitics, but rather with the love of one’s neighbor, something she wants to instill in the reality of daily life, creating a kind of utopia… Then you’ll understand: Jouve is an “engaged” artist, but engaged photographically rather than politically.
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