Trans Photographic Press has just published « MéMWA », a photography book by Philippe Monges, which explores slavery and the slave trade. The title means “memory” in Creole. Making full use of his 135 film, Monges photographs the traces of slavery, which are still visible on shores and oceans, in ports, plantations and bourgeois, colonial and military architecture. Monges’ photographs show these places of confinement and bondage, of toil and suffering, of struggle and death.
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