African Beauty : Hollywood classics get photographic remake
juillet 2013 | Projets culturels | Photo | Sénégal
Source : CNN


It is one of the iconic modern cinema scenes: Mena Suvari, as Angela in Oscar-winning « American Beauty, » stretches her arms wide as she basks in a sea of floating rose petals during one of Lester’s (Kevin Spacey) frequent fantasies.

But when Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop set out to recreate the provocative sequence for his latest project, finding a bed of red roses proved difficult. Undeterred, Diop found the solution by using a plant wall inside the hotel where the shoot was taking place (…)

[Read Teo Kermeliotis’s full article (and watch the gallery)]
Published by CNN, July 29, 2013.
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