This title contains text by Joachim Sartorius. The Hamburg-based photographer, Roswitha Hecke, lived for two years in the Quartier Pigalle in Paris where, for the first time, she came across the world of the transvestites. She got to know personally many of these people who live and work on the edge of society and began to photograph them. The transvestites in these photographs want to be beautiful. They wear bias-cut shirts, flares and cheap Charleston dresses with long fringes by Monoprix. In her photographs, Hecke ...

Roswitha Hecke: Pigalle 2007, Buchhandlung Walther Konig GmbH & Co. KG. Abt. Verlag, Cologne

ISBN-13: 9783865601629

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