Valérie Berta

Just starting.
Location: Columbia, MO, U.S.
Nationality: French
Biography: Valérie Berta is an international photographer based in the United States. She was born and raised on the Riviera, in the South of France, studied English in Paris and journalism at the University of Missouri­Columbia and worked as a... read on
Just starting.
valérie berta
Dec 7, 2016
Just starting.
December 7, 2016, Columbia (Missouri.)

In a moment of rare quiet solitude this morning I was reading a New Yorker profile of Pedro Almódovar and when I got to the part where he talks about losses, and how he feels them differently now that he’s older, it made me reflect on the milestone I just passed, turning fifty. After a week of sheer joy with friends, basking in their love and partying as if I were twenty, it is time to start reflecting: those symbols, milestones, rituals, the heightened steps on the sometimes chaotic and haphazard and always uncontrollable path of our lives, there to help the fog lift.

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