Salah doesn’t look like your typical photographer-reporter, even though this title isn’t entirely accurate as far as he’s concerned. It would be more appropriate to speak of a “photographer-essayist” or even an “essay photographer.” These “essays” are about reality and the drift of individual and collective histories, prepared with the crucial help of documents about the culture, population and economy of the countries in question, which preceded some five weeks of work in the field.
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