Tara Oceans

Guillaume Bounaud : artiste en résidence sur tara

Guillaume Bounaud

Self-taught photographer and video maker Self-taught, he learned photography with a Nikkormat, a Japanese reflex camera, at the age of 15. Also interested in movies, he directed his first 16mm short film at the age of 18. He has since directed other short films, several documentaries, making-of and music videos. However, photography remains his main

François Aurat

A sailor and artist “My best experience on board Tara remains the 6-month circumnavigation of the Arctic Ocean (Tara Polar Circle) and the crossing of the Northwest and Northeast Passages with indescribable landscapes and a spectacular team.” François Aurat, deck officer aboard the schooner, fuels his passion for photography along Tara’s course across the ocean. His photographs reflect

Christian Sardet : artiste en résidence sur tara

Christian Sardet

Plankton Chronicles Christian Sardet, came several times in residence on board the schooner. His son, Noé Sardet, a filmmaker living in Montreal, inherited his mother’s passion for filmmaking while immersing himself in his father’s scientific universe. Family photos attest to this: at the age of 5, Noé was already fishing for plankton in Friday Harbour,

Vincent Hilaire : artiste en résidence sur tara

Vincent Hilaire

Participating in maritime expeditions is like opening in situ the encyclopedia of life Vincent Hilaire accompanied the Tara Arctic, Tara Oceans and Tara Pacific expeditions as on-board correspondent, totalling almost two years aboard the schooner. “ Tara Arctic (the Arctic drift) is the greatest adventure I’ve ever experienced in my life. Just imagine: you fly

Mara G Haseltine

At the crossroads of art, technology and social change. A passion for the natural sciences is evident in the work of Mara G.Haseltine.  She is inspired by the microscopic world and even her most abstract sculptures are  enlargements of microscopic and even submicroscopic forms. Whenever possible,  she merges her art practice with scientific experiments and

Rémi Hamoir : artiste en résidence sur tara

Rémi Hamoir

Capturing atmospheres and available lighting Very quickly, his desire to capture atmospheres and lights on the spot led him to the exclusive practice of watercolor. He has a particular attraction for the seaside, from Barcelona to the northern beaches where he is originally from. He exhibits mainly with two galleries: l’Escarpolette in Morbihan and Green

Francis Latreille

Polar specialist and photographer Polar specialist and photographer, he embarked several times on board Tara in Antarctica and during the Tara Arctic and Tara Oceans expeditions to bring his eye on the poles. “In April 2007, a very cold blizzard had been blowing for several days on Tara. I stayed for four hours waiting for