Jan Paremski & Bonaventure Rosa
Jan Paremski is a social worker. Bonaventure Rosa teaches history and geography. Their approach, poetical and political, has crossed the one of Les Étaques en 2015. They chose to tell the story of Lille-Sud and its inhabitants.
here the sea is no more
Lille-Sud has no other name than the one of a direction. This poor neighborhood of 23000 inhabitants is a genuine urban enclave. Separated from the city by the highway, it has become the playground of real estate profiteers and big urban projects.
Bonaventure Rosa et Jan Paremski explore the memory of the neighborhood and of its inhabitants, redraw trajectories, probe spaces. Inspired by encounters, immersions and testimonies, here the sea is no more gives a name to a social reality that still shapes several generations.