“PIÈCES À CONVICTION” [Incriminating Evidence] by Stéphane Najman
The book of photographs “Pièces à conviction” [Incriminating Evidence] by Stéphane Najman transports you directly to the core of humanity. It captures nothing more or less than its protagonists views on the passage of time. The photographer’s fine work is highlighted by insightful and poetic text. In addition, a documentary by Charlie Marois depicts this in-depth look into the private lives of a number of Montrealers and is offered to you free of charge. The launch will take place on October 2 at 6:00 p.m. at Espace 40 Mile End.
“Pièces à conviction” is the product six years of work. It is also a photographer’s perspective on time that has passed after 30 years in the profession and being well on his way to half a century. Stéphane Najman freezes reality by bringing forth the proof and suggesting the trial. The project accompanies the models on their internal journeys with disarming sensitivity. The models find themselves naked and facing their past and present realities, which can be troubling, joyful, unexpected, and occasionally, very surprising.