A CORNER OF PARADISE

As each of the oyster farmers is acutely aware, the pond (as it’s referred to here), is unique. Georges, who used to love mooring his boat at the Roucairol lighthouse, would agree. Each of the villages bordering the lagoon has its own zone of aquaculture, for here the oyster is omnipresent. Even if the area is rich in other animal or plankton species. My uncle is one of the men here. He is the guiding thread of my work as a photographer. Through him, I’ve understood the difficulty and the uncertainty of this work and how fragile and subject to nature’s whims the environment is. And yet, the oyster has resisted for more than five hundred thousand years…