Colleen Madamombe Série Les Ambassadeurs, calotype, signé, 1999. . Série Les Ambassadeurs, calotype, signé, 1999. MARTIAL VERDIER Born in 1960 in Dieppe, France. Lives and works in Paris In 1999, he carried out a workshop at the Art-Z Gallery in Harare during which he produced the series “Les Ambassadeurs”. Calotype and silver print allow Martial Verdier to disguise reality in a certain way. The traces, patinas, accidents, which cover his photos come to break the temporality and upset the logic. We are contemporaries of these men but their identity is disturbed as if the treatment imposed on the photo tests the viewer and viewed. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.