Yan Morvan is a great photographer. The only problem is that’s he’s unbearable. But behind his endless outrages and provocations lies an unusually cultured man, a genuine tenderness, and the authentic vision of a journalist and photojournalist. Human beings, the other, fascinates him. He is never merely a witness to what he photographs; he is also a part of it. Look at L’oeil du Journal, which he produced for more than a year. He gave the genre a new life. Look at his battlefields, this colossal work of memory which he started three years ago using his own money. He tells you the story of these battles in detail. Today he has almost 150 of them.
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