Photographer Interviews

Antoine D’Agata: Photographing Life at Society’s Margins

April 24, 2014

By Conor Risch

© Antoine D'Agata/Magnum Photos

"Nuevo Laredo," 1990. Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more images.

From Antoine D’Agata’s perspective, life is most intense when lived in close proximity to death. For this reason he’s chosen to make most of his photographic and film work at the margins of society: in the street, among sex workers, drug addicts, and the impoverished in cities from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Sao Paulo and Salvador...

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