Stephen Dock is a French photographer. His work has appeared in Le Figaro, Le Monde and Newsweek.
‘I had just come home from boarding school when Father took me aside and told me that Mother was up to her old antics, letting the whole family down, and that if she continued, we’d have to act.’
‘I like to feel contradicted and conflicted by characters.’
‘Maud tries to understand how her role is being rewritten on the spot – who the woman might be.’
‘The church has no thoughts. The church is brick and glass. If they ever slept there, they would see that.’
‘She looks at her husband of fifty years, trussed up like a bewildered Christmas tree, all trailing streamers and twinkling lights, undecided about whether he is quick or dead.’
‘In fact, from the moment I spotted Amin, I made a point of neither accelerating nor slowing down – no turning or stopping.’
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