Farmer shading himself as he looks after his grazing cows. Cambodia. 1952. “Recently I’ve been thinking too much; I have doubts about my work. I am the kind of person who loves to make great photo
-essays, and I will never stop doing so, because only these essays can help me to understand the social circumstances in a particular country. I have to create something whole, find a means by which I can express all of my sentiments and experiences. I could assemble a book out of all my stuff, maybe create an exhibition or a movie? We’ll see.” Werner Bischof in a letter to his wife, Rosellina, in 1952. He sent this letter from Indochina to Zürich, when he was fed up working for the press.
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