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.
From Island to Island, the "City of Joy 1" brings to light the endurance and bravery of a population that is no longer left alone.
"They" have chosen to renegotiate the "system". Reduce the global society of men to their humble community. To reinvent the structure and bonds between them. Focus on quality over quantity, to feed on the fruit of their labor, to rebuild a society of proximity, which respects nature.
After working as a lawyer in New Caledonia, Isa Sator decided to dedicate herself to plastic arts. She particularly likes the theme of Girlfriends which she paints a version of here, before the cameras.