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Shoes

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There are almost no charity shops in Paris, so people who want to pass on a pair of shoes often leave them in the street for someone to take. These shoes are photographed exactly as I found them. This series … Continue reading

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Canivaux

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The French word <canivaux> means the gutter. In Paris, every day, street sweepers (wielding lurid green plastic versions of the witch’s ‘besom’ broom) ┬áblock off the gutters near to drains using carefully crafted mini dams made of rolled up carpet … Continue reading

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