Of "Le voyage alchimique - 1"
First stage : Bruxelles, the big place
With Valentina ZEILE,
The Latvian-born artist Valentina Zeile, who has a museum dedicated to her work in Riga, has been based in Paris for 30 years. Here, she realises a clay sculpture of a male torso from a live model before the cameras.
At the heart of Ganges Delta, hardly anyone ventures to the Silence Islands. Yet, the forgotten people of the sundurbans archipelago still survive there. With limited ressources consisting of shrimps, rice and wild honey, they face malaria, tuberculosis, cyclones, wild beasts and indifference. Appalled by their distressing condition, one of them, Mohammed Abdul Wohab, gave everything up to take care of this cast-off community.
In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily...
In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily. Not properly informed, abandoned and rejected, these people die in their villages in a total lack of concern.