In 1978, Thierry Girard approached the french territories of North and Pas-de-Calais as an artist-surveyor with chance meetings and intuitions. He continued this adventure several years in a row, magnetized by what he discovered and transmits of the daily life and the working world. In 2017 and 2018, Thierry Girard decided to go back on his own tracks from West to East, through the mining basin as a return to the origin of his photographic work. Le Monde d’après, published by Light Motiv Editions, interweaves these visions of an upheaved territory, seized forty years apart by the same photographer turned...
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