mon sujet sur les surma


The Surma tribe’s naked dignity

Posted by Olivier Duong in Film PhotographyPhoto EssaysTravel Photography

In Southwestern Ethiopia lives a primitive tribe called the Surmas. While they have been on the receiving end of the lens before, photographer Jean Michel Voge opted to capture them in a different light. Here I interview him about his project and the Surma tribe.

(Contains Nudity)

Jean Michel, can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I am a retired Photographer enjoying to shoot for myself in France. I started my professional photography career in 1978 after my university studies and after 3 years in an audit company (It’s very far from photography… but I practiced photography ever since I was 17).

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