In the beginning: Genesis -- My homeland -- In France and not elsewhere -- One click was enough -- Africa, my other Brazil -- Young activist, young photographer -- Photography, my way of life -- Other Americas -- Images of a world in distress -- From Magnum to Amazonas images -- Workers -- The world of the mines -- Migrations -- Mozambique: The long road back -- Rwanda -- Looking death in the face -- Instituto Terra: The realization of utopia -- Back to the beginning -- And where are the humans in all this? -- Respect for origins -- My digital revolution -- In the footsteps of the Queen of Sheba -- A world in black and white -- The Nenets -- My own tribe.
"In From my land to the Planet the photographer tells us the story of his most famous reportages: the black and white portraits of unknown men and women, workers or refugees, and more recently his Genesis project aimed at the conservation of the most beautiful places of our planet. With a kindness and a disarming simplicity, Salgado rebuilds its path, exposes his beliefs, makes us sharers of his emotions. It turns out that his talent as a storyteller and the authenticity of a man who knows how to combine activism and professionalism, talent and generosity. Inside the book there are fascinating stories of Africa, Brazil, the Americas, Mozambique and Rwanda, and then again the birth of the Instituto Terra, of Genesis project, of the agency Magnum Photos until Amazonas Images"--Publisher.