Gerald Bloncourt, French - Haitian photographer

par Philippe  -  4 Décembre 2018, 21:39

Gerald Bloncourt, French - Haitian photographer

Cap on his head and rough voice the photographer and painter Gerald Blocourt has lived differend kinds of lives. We can explain this because among his family members there is an involved representative and two resistants. Gerald Bloncourt involves himself in the action by founding the Haitian Art Center with Jacques Stephen Alexis and René Depestre and also by his help in the Lescot governement falling down. After that he should go away to France with the purpose to prosecute Duvalier father and son. In Paris he writes some articles about social conflicts and his own pictures will be publish in two books name "Le regard engagé parcours d'un franc - tireur de l'image" and "Le Paris de Gérard Bloncourt". Gérald Bloncourt discovers also the Portuguese emigration in the inner cities and he will follow the emigrations roads from Portugal to France. Africa has also played an important part in his art work specially the war between the Polisario Front and the kingdom of Marrocco. A big retrospect has happened in 2013 around his art work who underline the depth of his watch.

Gérald Bloncourt "Un quartier de Port au Prince" (2007)

Gérald Bloncourt "Un quartier de Port au Prince" (2007)

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