Photographer, Visual Artist
1921 – 2007
Who was Janine Niépce?
In 1944, Janine Niépce graduated a license for the history of art and of archeology at the Sorbonne. At the same time, she developed films for the French Resistance and took part in the liberation of Paris as a liaison officer. Niépce was one of the first photo-journalists in France. Beginning in 1946 she traveled extensively in France, recording changes in French culture and the contrast between life in the countryside, in the towns, and in the capital, Paris. Then from 1963 she began reporting from further afield in Europe and around the world, including Japan, Cambodia, India, USA, Canada.
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