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17 October 2019

Monsanto, a Photographic Investigation

An inventory of over two hundred names. Names of political figures, journalists and scientists, all lined up in spreadsheets detailing their positions on glyphosate, pesticides and even genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Revealed in early May, these documents, which date back to 2016 and make up the “Monsanto file”, have provoked yet another scandal implicating the agro- and biochemical industry giant. With citizens around the world gathering last May 18 for the seventh march against agrochemical corporations, French-Venezuelan artist Mathieu Asselin’s photographic investigation into Monsanto appears more pertinent than ever.

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