Delphine Blast is a French portrait and documentary photography, she is based between South America and Paris.
She published in 2017 the book "Cholitas", portraits of women in Bolivia, with Editions Bessard.
© Portrait : Jacob Khrist
Delphine Blast's work is often full of emotion as she looks for the personal and private aspects of people's life.
Her work, and in particular the series "Quinceañera en Colombia", "The Wayúu People" and "Cholitas", has been on display in many festivals, institutions and museums in France, Bolivie, and several other countries around the world.
Her work has also been shortlisted or received awards at Bourse du Talent, Life Framer, Celeste Price, International Photo Awards, Lens Culture, and more.
Presentation by Editions Bessard : "The iconic bowler hat, the long black braids, the adjusted corset and the brightly colored puffed skirt: their outfit is well known all around the world. The mythical cholitas are a strong symbol of Bolivia. Discriminated against for a long time, they are now very much a driving force in Bolivia. In scenes that...