American photographer Wendy Paton allows herself to disappear in order to let her subjects emerge from the night. In "Visages de Nuit" (Faces Of Night), Paton’s eye is that of the celebrant as well as a voyeur, and in graphic compositions of black and white that mesmerizes us, she offers personal and intimate glimpses of our human, ineffable presence. Her nocturnal portraits are both intimate and familiar, compelling and mysterious. Paton, who works solely with manual film cameras, shot this body of work over a six-year span beginning in 2006.
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