The blood of China / Bertrand Meunier


In the early 1990’s the healthcare authorities of Henan (a densely populated rural province in the centre of China) talked the poorest peasants into selling their blood in order to supplement their incomes.

The blood collecting was done without the least bit of medical hygiene which led to the rapid spreading of hepatitis and AIDS…


Exhibitions :
2009 – Musée départemental de l’Ain / France
2009 – Galerie du Lac Gelé, Nîmes / France
2009 – Festival ImageSingulières, Sète / France
2008 – Musée de la photographie, Chalons-sur-Saône / France


Book :
See the book (Joseph Kessel Prize 2006)