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Soils_Web_01
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« This story begins in a industrial port located along the North Sea. Here, sand is extracted in huge quantities by frightening metal monsters from seabeds and sea coasts. In this barren landscape, this grey gold waits to be transformed to build our concrete cities and seaside residences. As a metaphor of our modern society, this artificially mountainous scenery perfectly portray the paradoxes of our consumerist occidental world. A world where machines are in control and humans are increasingly denying their innate connection with nature.

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Far from there, a few Moroccans countryside dwellers still resist this reality. Defending their traditional constructions, where the earth - that is dug to build the foundations - is reused directly to build the house itself. No massive extraction, no long transportation, no environmental disaster. Here, centenary earth-based houses made of mud, clay and reeds are slowly melting to return to earth.

Soils_Web_12
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Soils_Web_24
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Soils_Web_27
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While this art of living transmitted through generations seems to disappear confronted with a certain craze for the western way of life, would it be inconceivable to imagine that these last testimonies of vernacular life would become the inspiration source of the young generation to build our future world ? »

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Soils_Web_31
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This photographic research explores our way of using soils for our constructions between modernity, traditions and novelties into the heart of materiality. Through the Moroccan and Belgian cinematographic landscapes, a new world seems to slowly emerge.

Belgium / Morocco
2020
Soils
Soils_Web_01
Test siteweb- Copie

« This story begins in a industrial port located along the North Sea. Here, sand is extracted in huge quantities by frightening metal monsters from seabeds and sea coasts. In this barren landscape, this grey gold waits to be transformed to build our concrete cities and seaside residences. As a metaphor of our modern society, this artificially mountainous scenery perfectly portray the paradoxes of our consumerist occidental world. A world where machines are in control and humans are increasingly denying their innate connection with nature.

Test siteweb1
Soils_Web_06
Test siteweb3
Soils_Web_9
Test siteweb- Copie

Far from there, a few Moroccans countryside dwellers still resist this reality. Defending their traditional constructions, where the earth - that is dug to build the foundations - is reused directly to build the house itself. No massive extraction, no long transportation, no environmental disaster. Here, centenary earth-based houses made of mud, clay and reeds are slowly melting to return to earth.

Soils_Web_12
Test siteweb5
Soils_Web_24
Test siteweb8
Soils_Web_18
Test siteweb9
Soils_Web_27
Test siteweb- Copie

While this art of living transmitted through generations seems to disappear confronted with a certain craze for the western way of life, would it be inconceivable to imagine that these last testimonies of vernacular life would become the inspiration source of the young generation to build our future world ? »

Test siteweb11
Soils_Web_31
Test siteweb- Copie

This photographic research explores our way of using soils for our constructions between modernity, traditions and novelties into the heart of materiality. Through the Moroccan and Belgian cinematographic landscapes, a new world seems to slowly emerge.

Belgium / Morocco
2020
Soils
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