Lady Land is an imaginary country, a country that runs a photographer, a melancholy and solitary walker.
One country, one body, we no longer know very well, female, male … or both.
A country made of earth, herbs, water and perfume, trees prepared, rhythm flowing soils and fog that rises in the winter morning …
Everything is calm, quiet, no trouble breathing does this strange appointment, the waiting … the desire of both horizontal and vertical …
Lady Land is a tale of winter.
Born in Paris in 1947.
PhD in Biology, he became a photographer in the early 1970s.
He is now represented by the Camera Obscura Gallery and was one of the founding photographers of Agence VU in 1985. He works mainly on the choice of framing in the shot, in square format, going against Of the “academic” rules of composition. His main works are in black and white, notably on Africa. He captures those moments when reality is mingled with his imagination. He exhibited with André Kertesz (his “master”), at the Leverkusen Museum in 1976 … Publications at Filigranes editions: Autoportrait, Où sont passés nos rêves ?. Ici même, Quelques Afriques, Lady Land, Silences, Evening Land, Japon, Berbère, Le don du fleuve.
Au-delà des apparences
Où sont passés nos rêves ?
Hervé Le Goff
Le don du fleuve