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Photographers Archives: Viviane Dalles

Graduated from the National School of Photography in Arles, Viviane Dalles (www.vivianedalles.com) worked then in Paris at the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation. 

At the beginning of 2005, following the tsunami, she quit her job at the Magnum agency and bought a ticket to go to India. Here she witnessed the victims’ lives as the media coverage faded out. 

This first reportage changed her life and she decided to become a documentary photographer.
Her work, mainly realised in Asia, Australia and in Europe has been published in the international press.

Terra Nullius, an exhibition, a book by Viviane Dalles

erra Nullius, from the Latin, describes a land without an owner. Whilst it may be inhabited, it is not actively farmed. During the colonisation of Australia by the British in 1770, the principle of Terra Nullius was evoked in a bid to legitimise the continent’s invasion. In 1992, the High Court of Australia retroactively invalidated […]

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