Photo12 Galerie presents at Galerie Huit in Arles and on the occasion of ‘Rencontres d'Arles’ festival, the show VISIONS III by Nicolas Baghir. Born in France in 1974, Baghir, the photographer’s artist name, was the first name of his grandfather, who died in his native Russia during the Bolshevik revolution in 1917. His father, in exile, emigrated to France as a child and eventually became a writer, giving a small camera to his own son Nicholas Baghir when he was 8 years old. As an introverted child captivated by images, Baghir took his camera everywhere, photographing everything that came into sight to create a personal photographic universe.
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