Musician composer, oud player and electric guitarist, Gregory Dargent improvised as a photographer in the Saharan sands, where some fifty years ago the French army carried out seventeen nuclear tests. Going to look for traces of the past explosion, it is the denial of his own story that he lets spring in the penetrating darkness of his images. Wandering at a distance to the disorderly exchange of anonymous faces, he tenderly caresses the grain of his past in these landscapes smashed with contrasts. It would be like a passage, to reach a certainty: “I do not see myself without photography […]
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