Theory & Practice

Let the Sun Beheaded Be

Gregory Halpern "This photograph was made inside a former slave prison in the town of Petit-Canal, Guadeloupe. Growing inside the old prison was a Ficus citrifolia, also known as a shortleaf fig tree or “strangler (...)
Gregory Halpern A tattoo depicting the 1848 Décret de la Convention Nationale, which was the second, and final time, slavery was abolished in Guadeloupe In 1794, Britain invaded Guadeloupe; in order to repel th (...)
Gregory Halpern A bust of Christopher Columbus, which was first painted to have black skin, and later defaced. Guadeloupe, 2019. © Gregory Halpern | Magnum Photos