Photographer's Note

the pain broke me, fraternity raised me, of my wound spouted out a river of freedom...
That is the phrase that greets the visitor at the Memorial of Caen and on which he is invited to think about ...
The City of History for Peace is a journey and a historical reflection on the future through three major museum spaces: international tensions and the Second World War, the Cold War and the theme of peace. In addition to its historic mission, the Memorial seeks to demonstrate the fragility and the requirements of the Peace and Human Rights...
What a better place than in this museum dedicated to peace, Reza exhibition could be planed for the first time in France?

I know there are few members of the Normandy region, but in case you would not be very far, do not hesitate to make a few miles to discover this exceptional exhibition, which traces 30 years of travel with a photographer looking for human stories.
The internationally renowned photographer Reza has traveled the globe in search of individual destinies and used his camera as a weapon against war and injustice. He testifies the beauty and life, stronger than the tragedy and death. The hope always rises in the background.

I had the chance to meet him at a signing session. Besides the emotion of shaking hands with such a great man, I remain of that brief moment, his smile and the softness of his look.

I wanted to publish a modest image to pay homage to his work.
To learn more about the man and his engagement, I put the link to the site of its humanitarian work, Ana .

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