For three years, Marine Lanier followed the path of two children who became teenagers. On the immensity of a basaltic plateau, in woods that seem limitless and timeless like a primary forest, their games unfold. The unheard of particularity of this landscape is its geological history: it is an inverted relief, literally “a world upside down”. The old layers of the earth’s crust have risen to the surface, while more recent ones have been buried at the foot of the plateau by the activity of the volcano. This metamorphosis of rock and earth finds a living reflection in the growth...
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