LONDON.- Michael Hoppen Contemporary
together two contemporary photographers who have documented the
expressions of particular communities in the Congo and South Africa.
Tamagni and Araminta de Clermont befriend their respective subjects and
the camera to create unique records of these communities. Tamagni’s
brilliantly capture the energy and pride of the Sapeurs of the Congo.
The works have a Cartier Bresson spirit with their vibrant ‘decisive
and energetic displays of colour. De Clermont’s portraits reference the
glamorous feeling of contemporary editorial images – her bright, hot
flash reminding one of the images filling the glossy pages of fashion