Photographs by Philippe Lopparelli.
Les Editions Poursuite, 2011. 36 pp., 20 duotone illustrations, 5¼x7¼".
«Had to leave. Far, leaving the known world while staying close to life. Leaving France…. to the other side of the world. Visiting the FSAL: the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. (...)
Down there, in the middle of nowhere, vestiges of the great upheaval of the Earth's crust, millions of years old; the island volcanoes of Saint-Paul, Crozet, Kerguelen, and Amsterdam offer a vision of Eden amongst a maritime hell. Here, time doesn't pass. This primitive place has preserved its original appearance.»