As soon as I entered the world of Zara Samiry, and in particular his last project in progress, In the White City, I was seduced.
Accuracy and tone's originality, fluidity of the matter, sensitive eye and salutary retreat; the magic operates with grace and empathy. I follow his work since more than one year. She's got a National Diploma of plastic Expression (DNSE) thanks to which she learned how to control the photography of art, the visual design and the Web report, Zara, in parallel, were formed on the ground thanks to several photoreportages in immersion (India and Morocco), closest to local realities. She puts today its multimedia control of the techniques at the service of a beautiful project: a gallery of portraits of the people of modest means of Casablanca, underlings, forgotten, that it lets speak about their life in opened heart, with large scalled images.
A sound and visual puzzle, all in small keys, which ends up only brushing the portrait of a city far from being white, while remaining luminous.
A Work of goldsmith. "
About Franck Charton
Franck Charton: Initially freelance photographer and independent journalist, this former architect - landscape designer, then guide of treks and forwardings for adventure tourists operators. Since 1999, he is and international reporter (Texts & Photos) working for Grands Reportages magazine.
Mountain and cultural specialist, both of shamanism and ritual of the traditional populations and on the five continents, he travelled 7 months per year on average for more than twenty years.
He is the author of the Rituels works (2009) and On the Ways of Compostelle (2010) with Glénat Editions.