Elsewhere / Instants d’ailleurs

« For many years now, Xavier Roy has been taking pictures in a far from amateur way. He loves traveling and staying for long periods in distant countries, and not just for the sand and sea. You are far more likely to meet him at day break in the swarming streets of downtown Havana, Delhi, Cairo or Rio, with a camera on his shoulder and a watchful eye open for those unique freeze-frames of life. An antidote perhaps to the ever accelerating media of his daily responsibilities.

Everyone who has had the privilege of seeing his photographs has been looking forward to his collected works. Exclusively taken in black and white, they have now been brought together as a book and exhibited at the Musée de la Castre in Cannes »

Catherine Tasca
French Minister for Culture and Communication

January 2002

Publisher : Musée de la Castre