Presentation by the(M) éditions : [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal]
"In 1988, for the first time, Pierre de Vallombreuse sets foot on the lands of this Valley, in the south of the Palawan island in the Philippines, home of Tau’Batu, or people of the boulders. Fascinated by this pacifist autochthonous community of hunters-gatherers, Pierre de Vallombreuse made numerous long stays over the last 30 years in the Valley and has become a privileged witness to the evolution of this people and its environment, gradually impacted by progress.
Through his photographic work, just as sensitive and poetic as ethnographic, Pierre de Vallombreuse shares with us the daily life of this people from the Valley, in an idyllic nature, little by little transformed by modernity and external influences."
The books comes with a tipped-in 8-page booklet containing a poem from the Pala’wan, in French & Palawano.
A few words by the publisher, interviewed on French television (and a few images) here.
66 pages (+8) - Softcover
the(M) éditions, 2018 (180 copies)
Format : 24 x 32 cm
*Signed & Numbered*
New - Mint condition
Warning: Last books in stock!
.One copy available.Presentation on the Académie des Beaux-Arts website (where the series was on display in the Fall 2016) : "Divagation, sur les pas de Bashô est un parcours poétique inspiré par les voyages entrepris par Matsuo Bashô au XVIIe siècle à travers le Japon féodal. Klavdij Sluban a transcrit photographiquement le voyage initiatique de Bashō,...