Patrick Willocq went from corporate multinationals to the DR Congo to photograph the land of his childhood

By Brennavan Sritharan

As a child, Patrick Willocq spent seven years in the Democratic Republic of Congo; with a camera given to him by his father, he recorded the people and places he encountered. In 2009, 27 years after leaving, he returned, and the trip proved a revelation. “I totally reconnected with myself,” he says. “My passion for photography revealed itself stronger than ever. This helped me face the fact that I was fundamentally not happy with my life.”

Willocq had been working for corporate multinationals in Asia for nearly two decades, but he abandoned his successful career to resettle in DR …read more

Via: BJP

    

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