Tara Pacific

Christian Cailleaux : artiste en résidence sur Tara

Christian Cailleaux

A comic book written on the water. SURROUNDED BY WATER, I feel more alive! Driven by feelings somewhat esoteric and hard to sum up as being part of a mysterious whole of a great strength that can be equally hostile and incredibly gentle. Of course, this has a great influence on my drawings, especially given

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

Nicolas Floc'h : artiste en résidence sur tara

Nicolas Floc’h

Artificial reefs & underwater landscapes At the crossroads of art and science, Nicolas Floc’h embarked aboard Tara between Tokyo and Keelung ((March 23 to April 28) to continue his reflection on the representation of habitats and the underwater environment. While aboard, he accompanied the scientists on all their dives and worked on his inventory of

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

Elsa Guillaume : artiste en résidence sur tara

Elsa Guillaume

Travel diaries During her residency, she created a travel diary with daily sketches, notes and anecdotes which were later used to do her “Coral Cosmography” project. This is a large drawn map, inspired by ancient nautical charts known as « portulans ».   “It’s curiosity that motivates me to listen and read these stories, but also to travel

Noémie Sauve : artiste en résidence sur tara

Noémie Sauve

Technique inspires me to sensitive design « My residency aboard Tara expanded my field of investigation (until then terrestrial) to the marine world, and enriched my global reflections on ecology, understood as ‘the effect of the whole on the whole’, a territory of infinite interdependencies ». J’ai embarqué en Nouvelle-Zélande, avant de rejoindre l’Australie où j’ai assisté