Louis Jammes began his career in the early 80’s by photographing famous artists such as Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Andy Warhol. Then he started to explore the world, traveling to places torn apart by war and serious conflicts. Louis went to Chechnya, the Berlin Wall (1991), Chernobyl (1990-1991), Sarajevo (1993), different countries in Africa (1996), Gaza (1996-97), Iraq (2004), and Egypt (2012-2013). He photographed people most influenced by the tragedies, but not from a detached journalistic point of view. His empathy and emotional involvement goes deep, and is very clear not only in the photos but in the drawings he makes on the photographs. Louis's work is absolutely exceptional and totally different from everything else done in the genre of documentary photography. His portfolio is very diverse and impossible to cover in one album, but for now, we publish a selection of the works that we really liked.

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