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The exhibition "Madagascar, Fragment de vie" photographer Pierrot Men in the spotlight at the Futuroscope of Poitiers




Since mid-February, Futuroscope of Poitiers hosts, for a minimum duration of one year, the outdoor exhibition "Madagascar, Fragment de vie" of photographer Pierrot Men and composed of 72 shots large format panoramic. Two million visitors are expected.
 
Born in Madagascar a Franco-Malagasy mother and a Chinese father, his authentic argentic camera worn across the shoulder, Chan Hong Men, Pierrot Pierrot Men, 58 years old, chasing for decades the fugitive life of the Malagasy people moments.
 
In an alchemy that is his, the artist photographer immortalised on film his fashion human shaped black and white to transcribe the simple identity of the inhabitants of the Island.
 
Without ghoulishness, his eye depicts a world where no-frills piles up an odyssey simple anonymous characters captured through the lens of a Nikon or Leica of Pierrot Men, capturing scenes of ordinary life of Madagascar with divine contemplation.
 
His photos, impervious to the ravages of time, reveal watermark the deep respect that the photographer brings to mankind and his immeasurable love for his native island of Madagascar.



Fabrice François


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