“My grandfather killed himself falling off the dike in Ostend while photographing my two cousins. This can happen so easily when looking through a lens: for a split second nothing else exists outside the frame…” Martine Franck
Martine Franck became a full member of Magnum Photos in 1983, and has worked for Vogue magazine. She has been the official photographer of the Théâtre du Soleil since 1964. Her other major photographic projects include documenting the ancient Gaelic community of Ireland, and the education system of the Tibetan Tulkus monks.