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Behind the scenes : Fall in Deep by Elsa & Johanna

The duo of photographers Elsa Parra & Johanna Benaïnous have recently produced the videoclip F...

David Hurn gives his collection to National Museum of Wales

The Magnum Photos photographer has given his wonderful collection of his 1,500 personal prints and...

Photojournalist Mathias Depardon began a hunger strike

French Photojournalist Mathias Depardon started a hunger strike on May 21th. He was arrested on May...
Portrait of Stanley Greene, Paris, 1994 © Bernard Plossu
Portrait of Stanley Greene, Paris, 1994 © Bernard Plossu
Ambiguous and mystical object,  instrument of metamorphosis and duplicity, embodying the beauty and terror, symbolizing the gods, manifesting the invisible and the supernatural: THE MASK. More than just a disguise under which man tries to hide, but a visible manifestation of spirits. In Woongo people are playing the subtle and delicate play to tell their stories … behind a mask. De-mystifiying and de-coding a cultural object of a longtime exotised Africa, the mask become just a narrative acces to a story. Woongo is exploring a fine line between documentary and staged photography, reality emerges in the time of a cliché, to point out that the two worlds on both sides of the mask finally become one. Opening a broad spectrum of reflection on contemporary African reality, reflecting the sense of time, tradition and identity.

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Selim Harbi

Freelance documentary photographer & multimedia author, born and raised in Tunis. i studied Photography & Audiovisual Media at Beuth Hochschule in Berlin. I amassed my first ground experinces as a VJ Reporter (works ). I attempt really to ...