Fragments is a photographic collection produced in the Indian Ocean, based on creative residencies. For each issue 4 photographers and a writer are invited in a place of the Indian Ocean (a city, a village, a neighborhood). Their only constraint is this imposed geographical space. Then, they are free to create an original documentary creation. Meeting with his initiator, the independent photographer Romain Philippon. Cilou de Bruyn How did the idea for this collection of Fragments magazines came from? From a collective desire to create a broadcast medium for the authors of the area. We first thought of the classic magazine, having as a model the magazine 6months, but this kind of projects was too cumbersome to manage. The idea of a model based on creative residencies presented itself to us, and finally seemed more adapted to our realities. We are trying to build a team of writers whose writings will coexist in the book. All sensibilities interest us, even if the background is mainly documentary. In each issue, when we can, we invite a photographer who does not live […]
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