Passing through it, a particular atmosphere emerges. I feel under its influence, maintained by the illusion of the game where an urban environment is visible. The physical boundaries seem to have joined those of the mind and it is difficult for me to distinguish the inhabitants of this environment.
Ko Bulon Don
A small Island in the Adaman Sea, a village of Chao Leh People. Here their village is the only existing community, not fully reached by the outside world of modern thai life or tourism.
The particular iconography that defines Cuba relies on the omnipresence of rich colours. I have endeavoured to stay as close to reality as possible in reproducing those, without manipulations, while letting them create a link between all the places I have made pictures of. The choice of colour photo also emphases the current character of my pictures – whereas using black and white might have had the effect of creating some confusion as to their place in time, or of giving them an irrelevant romantic character.
When in Cuba, one is doubly met with the notion of a border, of a distinction between the inside and the outside: in a literal sense, since it is after all an island, and in a more figurative sense in view of its political history