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By Isabelle Francq, Sebastião Salgado

Le témoignage exclusif de Sebastião Salgado, l'un des plus grands photographes actuels, sur ses engagements en faveur d'une planète préservée.

Les photographies de Sebastião Salgado ont fait le travel du globe. Ses photographs en noir et blanc, ses photographs d'anonymes, notamment de travailleurs ou de réfugiés, et plus récemment son projet consacré aux endroits préservés de los angeles planète sont connus pour los angeles beauté de leurs lumières, leur strength et l. a. dignité des êtres qui s'y exprime.

Remontant le cours de ses reportages (" los angeles major de l'homme ", " Exodes ", " Genesis ") et de son histoire, du Brésil à Paris – où Lélia Wanick Salgado, son épouse, et lui ont fondé l'agence Amazonas photographs –, il nous confie son amour de l. a. photographie et nous promène à travers le monde qu'il ne cesse de sillonner, pour aller voir, comprendre et témoigner.

" Sebastião Salgado nous livre un portrait de notre monde qui parle de l. a. voix l. a. plus infrequent qui soit, cette voix qui nous dit des choses que nous ne voulons pas savoir, [...] mais qui, lorsqu'on nous les dit, s'imposent instantanément comme vraie. "
Salman RUSHDIE
(préface au catalogue de l'exposition " Territoires et vies " à l. a. BNF)

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By the age of fifteen he’d been thrown out of high school for punching the principal in the nose. For the next three years he lived off odd jobs, hopping rail cars to Chicago, then California, then back again, dabbling in moonshine, cards, and women. As he liked to tell it, he knew his way around Wichita, where both his and Toot’s families had moved by that time, and Toot doesn’t contradict him; certainly, Toot’s parents believed the stories that they’d heard about the young man and strongly disapproved of the budding courtship.

Their very image together would have been considered lurid and perverse, a handy retort to the handful of softheaded liberals who supported a civil rights agenda. Sure—but would you let your daughter marry one? The fact that my grandparents had answered yes to this question, no matter how grudgingly, remains an enduring puzzle to me. There was nothing in their background to predict such a response, no New England transcendentalists or wild-eyed socialists in their family tree. True, Kansas had fought on the Union side of the Civil War; Gramps liked to remind me that various strands of the family contained ardent abolitionists.

Gramps is probably too busy telling one of his jokes or arguing with Toot over how to cook the steaks to notice my mother reach out and squeeze the smooth, sinewy hand beside hers. Toot notices, but she’s polite enough to bite her lip and offer dessert; her instincts warn her against making a scene. When the evening is over, they’ll both remark on how intelligent the young man seems, so 18 D R E A M S F R O M M Y FAT H E R dignified, with the measured gestures, the graceful draping of one leg over another—and how about that accent!

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