|In July 1998, the painter Tristan
Soler and the photographer Sarah May arrived in Sumatra, where they
set out on a trip that took them from Australia to the Himalayas,
over more than seven months. In the heart of this Indonesian island,
they met a Belgian naturalist, Filip Verbelen, a leading explorer
of tropical rain forests, who shares a passion for bird watching.
He helped them make a rare discovery: the Amorphophallus titanum,
a giant flower that blooms for only a short time, in the pristine
forest of the Kerinci Seblat National Park, where the gorgeous canopy
is disappearing at an alarming rate. This floral encounter gave rise
to a book in collaboration with the writer Louis Soler, in which each
poem dedicated to this titan lily is accompanied by a painting by
his son, Tristan Soler, which, in turn, serves as inspiration for
the following poem…
||A book printed in offset by MAEGHT/ARTE editions,
five hundred copies. Price : 30 euros.
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