A Journey of Discovery

Paracas Culture Site Museum, 2008-2016, Ica (Peru)

Le véritable voyage de découverte ne consiste pas à chercher de nouveaux paysages, mais à avoir des nouveaux yeux.” Marcel Proust

Ancient inhabitants of the Central Andes considered nature, deities, and humans as imperfect beings who could only survive through reciprocal nurturing. Their interdependence meant a mutual respect expressed in a relationship of caring and listening.

A couple of centuries ago, Alexander von Humboldt conceived, together with his colleague Bonpland, a magnificent geographic section of this mountain range, revealing to the world the interdependence between the biological and the geographical, and the primacy of the section over the map to understand the territory in that part of the planet…[+]

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