Inner Gaze

Gilles Caron

Inner Gaze

Curator: Mikaela Zyss

May- October 2017

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Tens photographs that not yet published, taken by Gilles Caron. A young French photographer who arrived in Israel for a fashion story, observes the unfolding events and realizes Israel is gearing up for war. When it breaks, he masterfully photographs his first war on all three fronts: Sinai, the Golan and Jerusalem. His works characterized by empathy for the defeated as they surrender, for the humiliated captives; his compassion for the dead, his sympathy for the young soldier waiting or relishing a moment of rest.
Unfortunately, his short career ended tragically when he disappeared in Cambodia on April 5, 1970, in an area controlled by the Khmer Rouge. He was only thirty years old.