Many years ago I had seen in Aperture, when the magazine was still in small format, exceptional photographs of Peru by a man named John Cohen; John was close to Robert Frank, Kerouac, Ginsberg, all the Beat generation; and especially a respected musician who had created at the time an historical group, “The New Lost City Ramblers”. His photos are of great beauty, of immense poetry. I dreamt to meet him, and then not long ago, the gallery and house of residence “La Non Maison” in Aix en Provence, directed by Michèle Cohen, agreed to invite him in residence: I […]
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