Book - Enquete d'Identité
Publisher: Editions Contrejour (France, 1987)
This book retraces the photographer's discovery of a part of his identity. Indeed, it was first only as a photographer that he started a report on Jewish people, although his own father was Polish. The artist gradually discovered a world to which he belonged, even though he knew very little about it. He photographed the Jewish codes, ceremonies and rituals. The texts he wrote to go with the pictures let the viewer see that he wanted to found out where he stood, which gave birth to a fascinating book: taken now very close or now from a distance, the...