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Agnès Varda’s Third Life as a Visual Artist
Agnès Varda "Faces Places" still with Agnes Varda (center), Matthieu Chedid (left), and JR (right) | 2017

Agnès Varda’s Third Life as a Visual Artist

We interview Rosalie Varda, who helped her mother continue creating in the last phase of her career.

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We chronicle the intersection of vision and artmaking through articles, films, oral histories, publications, and exhibitions featuring artists with macular degeneration.

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“[There] are two kinds of disturbances of the eyes, stemming from two sources – when they have been transferred from light to darkness and when they have been transferred from darkness to light.”
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