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The photographer Stéphane Louis questions the patrimonial value of old abandoned buildings. Representing a period in the history of architecture, they are also examples of the particular history of a country, region or civilisation. The remaining traces in these places are the chronological markers of a history. The ruins become objects of meditation. In certain cases, the conservation of a sphere which becomes sacred makes catharsis possible.Read more Read less
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Travel photographer, Stéphane Louis explores the world, from Mali to the United States via the former Soviet Socialist Republics. His work is based on traces and disappearance. Ruins, abandoned areas and other wastelands provide him with photographic food for thought.