They who sow hope

Photography : Jérômine DERIGNY     Texts : Aude RAUX    

They who sow hope

October 2005 the media invade the suburban housing projects. Pictures of streets ablaze night after night bombard TV screens. The riots, which started in Clichy sous Bois, thunder on for three long weeks. Then the fire burns out and the TV screens too.

October 2006 eight teenagers set a bus on fire in Marseille. Mama Galledou is severely burnt. In court one young offender defended his action saying ( more ...)