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Martine Franck wrote about how her ongoing project with the Théâtre du Soleil differed from her other long-term work in that she was “representing something that somebody has already put in place rather than discovering something for yourself”. She reconciled the problematic task of recording another artist’s creation through focusing on the aesthetics of the performance: producing stills with dynamic compositions, playful lighting and vivid colors.

We revisit Franck’s photos of the Théâtre du Soleil in today’s classic story on magnumphotos.com. Link in bio.

PHOTO: Maurice Durozier as Douglas in the Théâtre du Soleil production of Henry IV. France. 1984. © #MartineFranck/#MagnumPhotos

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