« I use my photographic camera like an interior eye, capturing sensations and intuitions which transform through my gaze a feeling beyond time which resides deep within our soul »
Who am I ?
« Mauritanian of a Cape-Verdean mother and a Soninke father, I claim my multicultural heritage. After studying graphic design and video in Dakar, I am following in the footsteps of my great-uncle Julien Lopez among the early studio photographers in St. Louis (founder of the Studio Artista in the 1960s).
For me, photography is writing with light. It’s a way to express a point of view and also a duty to create an archive so that future generations can witness times past »