thomas freteur

Photographer / Videographer
    
New York psychics
Location: Kinshasa
Nationality: Belgian
Biography: Years ago, Thomas received from his Grand-Pa the Hasselblad that he had kept through out his photographer career, stretching back to the early 50’s. Was it this Hasselblad, more than his diploma in social media, that convinced Thomas he had... read on
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New York psychics

Every single person who lives in New York probably wondered at least once why there are so many esoteric and mystical signs spread around. The little Keano flyer, which you can see in the corner of many advertisements’ frames in most subway trains, was the starting point of my journey within the community of New York’s psychics. I met about thirty psychics – intentionally avoiding the ones who practice in psychic shops - from Midtown to the Bronx going through Queens. They are Tarot card readers, mediums, palm readers, healers, etc. I found them via Google, Yelp, word of mouth, and I eventually portrayed half of the ones I’ve met.

This project aims to give an intimate look at those interesting characters and their personal world while offering the audience the opportunity to have a glance at New York from a psychic’s perspective.


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Cynodrome

By thomas freteur — CYNODROME... A name coming from the future that designates these particular stadiums that host dog races. There are three cynodromes in Belgium..
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The Faithful

By thomas freteur — On the road to the northern part of Haiti, not far from the city of Gonaives, is a small hill called Ti Pinsik. It stands in an arid and rocky..
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3 fey 3 rasin

By thomas freteur — Work in progress Twa fèy, twa rasin o                  Three leaves, three roots  Jété bliyé,..
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Transition

By thomas freteur — Transition Over the past few years I have had the opportunity to work with several circus companies and organisations. These photographic..
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Inside Pierreuse

By thomas freteur — I’ve lived on this street for 6 years and met its residents over the years. That's why I decided to make a series of portraits (sometimes staged)..
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Le tombeau

By thomas freteur — All along the roads, paths and narrow tracks of the Haitian countryside, there are all kinds of houses with gardens which host graves. Those..
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