THE ONES WE LOST – SUMMER 2017

 

 

Khadija Saye, June 14th, 2017
A young and promising artist photographer, victim of the Grenfell Tower fire in London, who was being exhibited since May and until November 26th at the Venice Biennale.
theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/17/khadija-saye-artist-was-on-cusp-of-recognition-when-she-died-in-grenfell

 

 

Carla Fendi, June 19th, 2017
She was at the origin of the success of the Fendi house along with her four sisters, and president of the Carla Fendi Foundation that aims to preserve cultural heritage as well as artistic and cultural creation.
nytimes.com/2017/06/20/style/carla-fendi-dead-fashion-pioneer.html?mcubz=0

 

 

Simone Veil, June 30th, 2017
Icon of the women’s struggle in France, first woman to become secretary general of the French Higher Council of the Judiciary, first women to become a board member of the ORTF (French national broadcasting service) as well as minister of health, to whom we owe the right to abortion.
theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/30/simone-veil-obituary

 

 

Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte, 17 juillet 2017
Martiniquan in a white world and woman in a men’s world, Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte was the first black editor of the history of French cinema. She worked with the greatest and received three « César du meilleur montage », award of the best editing.
repeatingislands.com/2017/07/28/death-of-film-editor-marie-josephe-yoyotte/

 

 

Jeanne Moreau, July 31st, 2017
French comedian, singer, actress and director, holder of three César including a « Super César d’Honneur », an Honorary Award, and sole comedian to be twice president of the jury at the Festival de Cannes.
theguardian.com/film/2017/jul/31/jeanne-moreau-star-of-jules-et-jim-dies-aged-89

 

 

Heather Heyer, August 12th, 2017
American citizen protesting against a rally of white supremacists, victim of the attack driven by a man who plowed his car into the crowd at Charlottesville, VA.
nytimes.com/2017/08/13/us/heather-heyer-charlottesville-victim.html?mcubz=0

 

 

Mireille Darc, August 28th, 2017
Blond star of the French cinema in the 60-70′, and later the director of documentaries essentially focused on women’s issues, such as prostitutes or women in prison.
theguardian.com/film/2017/aug/30/mireille-darc-obituary

 

Photo credits: 

Khadija Saye/-/Giovanni Coruzzi/-/Coadic Guirec/Facebook/FCY+RBE

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