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Exhibition features intimate portraits of the lives of transsexuals
By Kerry Mcqueeney
8 May 2012
For ten years Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm lived alongside the transsexual women occupying the red-light district of Paris, documenting their struggles to exist as women,
And after a decade documenting their lives, the fruits of Strömholm’s labour are to be displayed in a photography exhibition.
Christer Strömholm: Les Amies de Place Blanche – an exhibition described as raising profound issues about identity, sexuality, and gender – features 40 photographs, historical publications, and ephemera documenting young transsexuals in the heart of Paris’ red-light district in the 1960s
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