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Holy blood

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Presentation photograph of the exhibition SENEGAL TRIPTIK by Christophe BENE. Shooting carried out at the slave island of GORÉE off DAKAR - Senegal. The shooting of these two children was carried out from the mast of the ferry to the pier of the port of Gorée Island. Children who greet tourists in the water and wait for them to throw some coins to dive under the ferry still running. Many accidents have occurred. This image symbolizes the "blood of Africa" or the "Holy Blood". A Lighthouse image of the exhibition SENEGAL TRIPTIK which is a look at the reality of Senegalese society through a global vision of life in Dakar neighborhoods. The photographic truth of a beautiful country without money. An Ethno-Urban exhibition including some photographs including "Santa Sangre" were exhibited at the FIAC Off. This image won the 1st prize in the "Red" category of the largest photo contest in the world by PHOTO magazine.

Keywords used by Christophe Bene to describe this photograph: Photography; exposure; Senegal; island; slaves; Goree; dakar; children; ferry; pier; Harbor; water; picture; symbol; red; African blood; Holy; senegal triptik exhibition; realism; society; vision; district; Dakar; photographic truth; beautiful; country; ethno; Urban; santa; sangre; fiac; price; reward; red; competition; Photo; world; magazine; symbol; original; atypical; unique; Africa; water; christophe; bene; cbene; 01; com

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Each print is coated with a protective varnish to ensure long-lasting preservation.


270g/m2 satin-finish paper. The picture is printed on satin paper using the latest inkjet printing technologies.

Mounting on aluminium

The photograph is laminated on a 2mm Dibond aluminium plate with a frame on the back to easily hang the photograph on the wall.


This photograph is sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Available sizes

12x8, 20x14, 30x20, 36x24, 45x30.

Suggested finishes

Print only, Classic wood frame, Aluminum mounting, Premium aluminium frame, Floater frame, Acrylic, Framed acrylic.


This photograph is part of a limited edition of 30 copies worldwide.


The certificate of authenticity is signed by the artist.