In The 1980’s, This Photographer Traveled 40,000 Km Round Poland To {Photograph} Its Day by day Life


Bruno Barbey is a French and Swiss photographer born in Morocco. He has been a photographer for over 50 years and coated many wars and conflicts everywhere in the world, revealed over 30 books and continues to carry exhibitions to this present day. Within the early 1980’s the photographer traveled to Poland to doc the socio-political adjustments taking place within the nation.

On the time, the nation was divided between Communism and Christianity. Barbey and his household had traveled over 40,000 kilometers throughout an 8-month interval whereas residing in a camper. Regardless of strict surveillance on the time, the photographer managed to keep away from it and was capable of take pictures of the folks amidst this intense political change. “Poland was the web page in historical past that was being written and it was the reminiscence of an ancestral society on the verge of disappearing,” mentioned Barbey.

Take a look at the pictures of Poland within the early 1980’s within the gallery beneath!

Extra data: Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photoh/t

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