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Story by Rodrigo Gomez Rovira

Guano is the result of a particular phenomenon. In the past, it was called «the white gold» of South America. With the currents of the Pacific ocean, many small fish come and gather along the Peruvian coast, becoming the main food supply for thousands of sea birds living on the Chincha islands.

The guano, produced through the accumulation of these birds’ excrements, is an extraordinary organic fertilizer. For that reason, in 1845, England and the United States began to exploit it....

Christian and Yazidi refugees in Iraq and in Syria
Story : Stephen Dock
Le Mur et la peur
Book : Gaël Turine
Northern Mali, with the MNLA soldiers
Story : Ferhat Bouda
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Jean-Christian Bourcart
VU'WORKSHOP : Pushing the boundaries. Moving forward together.

The Islamic State offensive in Iraqi Kurdistan has already forced over 75 000 Iraqis, Christian and Yazidi, to leave their homes. Having left the region of Mossul to find refuge in Irbil, capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region, the population remains close from the frontline of the fights...

 
Photo Poche Société n°19 Dès 1933, L'Inde entame la construction d'un mur de trois mille deux cents kilomètres la séparant de son voisin bangladais. Qu'il soit fait de béton ou d'une double haute clôture de fil de fer barbelé, il est infranchissable et sévèrement gardé. Gaël Turine,...

 

Fehrat Bouda followed the insurgents tuaregs in their fiefdom: Kidal region, in northern Mali, 1200 kilometers from Bamako. Exceptionally he has shared the Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA in french) members' daily life: new recruits training, positions securing and, for the first time in...

 
7th, 8th and 9th of November 2014
A workshop with Jean-Christian Bourcart is a journey through which we move forward together towards the unknown, we reveal ourselves in an audacious and daring manner, creating spaces of freedom within the fields of the arts, psychology, metaphysics and humor.
The...

The Summer of Us
From 2014-09-15 to 2015-01-24
Exhibition : Narelle Autio
L'historien Paul Veyne : une vie de passions
Paolo Verzone
Confluence (The Strait of Malacca : the crossroads of the world)
Story : Ian Teh
The Wall and the Fear
From 2014-09-11 to 2014-10-19
Exhibition : Gaël Turine

The fifth continent seems well far from our concerns. Nevertheless, thousands of kilometres from Marseille, the habits and customs of the Australian coasts are not so distant from ours. Within the framework of An oceanian Season, the Bibliothèque Départementale des Bouches-du-Rhône, in...

 

A l'occasion de la sortie de son livre "Et dans l'éternité je ne m'ennuierai pas", l’historien Paul Veyne a reçu France Inter chez lui à Bédoin en Provence Il revient sur ses amitiés avec Michel Foucault et René Char, parle de ses amours. "Paul Veyne en ses amours" : une...

 

Located in the Malaysian waters, the Strait of Malacca is currently the most important sea route of the world, and a decisive crossroads for international trade and cultural exchanges. This series of photographs documents a journey, for the most part along the short coastline of Selangor, the...

 

In 1993, India began building a dividing wall over a distance of 3 200 kilometers [approximately 2000 miles], separating it from neighboring Bangladesh. Officially it was to protect the country from Islamist terrorists and illegal migrants. Here people are arrested, tortured and killed, making this...