I lived in Paris from 1991 to 1992. It was a period of my life when I wanted to surpass myself and dare to carry out all the projects that came into my head. Leaving Switzerland and moving to Paris for 2 years to attend a photography school was a project that was close to my heart. And I must admit that although I first felt lost in this huge city, I was fascinated by the energy it transmitted to me as soon as I arrived. Of course, there was the constant bustle of the main arteries saturated by crowds and traffic, but I also appreciated the quieter places such as parks, cultural sites and old historical districts that inspired me to reflect and meditate. As I walked through the streets of Paris, I quickly felt the presence of a kind of permanent spectacle that took place along the streets with passers-by as actors, where not much was happening a priori but where so many facts, gestures and expressions appeared on the images once they were captured. The difficulty was then to freeze these moments without disturbing them, remaining discreet, sometimes invisible and at other times part of the scene. The sometimes approximate framing, blurred images with perceptible movement are the price to pay to immortalize these “In Between” moments.
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