For 30 years and with deep journalistic passion, French photographer Pascal Maitre has put Africa, this most exciting continent, on his agenda. His watchful and incorruptible eye has found fascinating, captivating images in places where political and social upheaval have shaken the world. The pictures were published in prestigious magazines such as 'GEO', 'Paris Match', 'L'Express', Stern and National Geographic. Maitre's subtle use of angle, light, contrast and colour documents Africa touchingly, full of magic and fascination, with a deep respect for the African people. Text in English, German & French.
Pascal Maitre started his career as a photo journalist in 1979 at the publishing house Groupe Jeune Afrique. He has worked for magazines such as 'GEO', 'Paris Match', 'L'Express', 'Stern' and 'National Geographic'. His pictures have been shown in exhibitions around the globe, including four times at the most prestigious photo festival for reportage Visa pour l'Image in Perpignan. Pascal Maitre's countless awards include the Photojournalism National Magazine Award 2010, USA. Lois Lammerhuber is a photographer and publisher. His perception of photography has been shaped by his close cooperation with 'GEO' magazine, a co-operation that started in 1984 and is still going on today. His photos have been published in hundreds of books and magazines and received international prizes. Three times he was awarded the Graphis Photo Award for the best reportage of the year. In 1996, he founded the Edition Lammerhuber publishing company, where many of his books have found international acclaim. Lois Lammerhuber is a member of the Art Directors Club New York. Jean-Luc Marty was editor-in-chief of 'GEO' France from 1994 to 2010. Michael Stuhrenberg is an author and the travel partner of Pascal Maitre.
Contents: Landscape; Tradition; Religion; Environment; Economy; Displacement; War and Victims; Women; Urbanisation and Dwellings; Children; Night Over Africa.
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