Ondes, 2014

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© Jean Revillard, Rezo

Emma, Anne, Anne-Marie, and Bernadette were diagnosed by a team led by Professor Belpomme in Paris with electromagnetic hypersensitivity. This means that they cannot tolerate having either electricity or high-frequency electromagnetic radiation such as cellular and Wi-Fi signals in their homes. For years, they have looked for “white zones,” that is, radio-free areas without electromagnetic fields. In the department of Drôme in France, they have found such a zone where they can sleep undisturbed. The symptoms of electromagnetic hypersensitivity have been recognized by the WTO; France has paid disability pensions since 2013, but it does not recognize the illness. According to a Swedish study, an estimated three percent of the population has electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

Venue: Photoforum Pasquart

Bio

Jean Revillard (1967, Suisse) vit et travaille à Genève. Il est une des grandes voix de la photographie documentaire suisse. Ses rapports prophétiques avec l’immigration illégale lui on valu deux World Press Photo Awards. Jean Revillard traite de la question des réfugiés au sens le plus large. Il suit des hommes et des femmes poussés au bord de la civilisation.

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