RETRACING OUR STEPS
What would happen if the nuclear evacuees all returned home at once ? That thought conjures disturbing images that combine the strange and the banal.
Rotten heads of broccoli and mouldy meat are among the products still on display in supermarkets inside the no-go zone. They look like the petrified vestiges of a contemporary Pompei.
AS FAR AS THE EYES CAN SEE
Black bags, piled up on 5 floors until the eyes can’t reach the end. Geometric, endless, the fresco «25 million cubic meters » transposes the organized and methodical nature of the decontamination project in Fukushima, as well as its excessiveness.
Using large plastic bubbles and cellophane wrap IS THIS OK ?, the aim of these staged photographs is to render radiation « visible ». Fiction can sometimes be used as a way to reveal reality.
Disturbing nature… a few years after the disaster, it covers everything, houses, cars and roads. This series documents the abandoned Fukushima struggling with creepers and weeds. A nature that gradually erases the traces of man.
A NO MAN’S LAND
When buildings and other scenes in the Fukushima no go zone are photographed at night with flashlights, they appear like bolts from the blue … like anomalies.