In this work, Christophe Agou confronts himself to "subway photography", with a quite beautiful result.
Life Below is a series of portraits, of snapshot moments, sometimes caught with a bit of luck, sometimes caught by the photographer's eye that recognizes the scene, the instant that will make a strong image, a funny one, or simply a beautiful one...
Subway photography is somewhat of a genre in itself, that quite often speaks of uncomfortable moments in the trains and hallways with a note of poetry or at least with a positive eye; and Christophe Agou really succeeds in catching these peaceful and sometimes even charming little moments of "life below".
128 pages - Hardcover, no DJ
Quantuck Lane Press, 2004
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Publisher's presentation : "In The Face Of Silence is a powerful and moving portrait of the hard lives of French family farmers living and working in the Forez region, on the eastern side of the Massif Central. Born and brought up in the area, photographer Christophe Agou travelled to the less-known parts of the region, where he felt inspired by the...
Les faits secondaires est un recueil d'instants. Certes, presque toutes les photographies sont le recueil d'un instant, mais dans son livre, Christophe Agou (dont le livre précédent "Face au Silence" avait remporté le "European Publishers Award for Photography 2012") nous propose un recueil d'instants insignifiants qu'ils a captés, et qui se révèlent être...