The "CESAR" series started in 2013. It is the artistic follow-up to a photographic report about the obstetrician's job in operating theaters.

"CESAR" is about children's portraits. They were all born through caesarean section and are all only a few seconds old. They all survived.

These pictures are, for me, the first representation of a new human being, unique and primitive.

—Christian Berthelot

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