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STOP À LA CASSE PRINT
84 EUR
Tendo Lee Fûk (Vietnam)
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Alors que le transport de marchandises était une activité noble de la SNCF jusqu’aux années 1970, les effets de la crise énergétique de 1973-1979, le déclin progressif de l’extraction minière, la crise de la sidérurgie, le tournant de la mondialisation ainsi qu'une politique aveugle favorisant les transports routiers ont constitué les causes de la chute impressionnante du fret ferroviaire français. Depuis plus de vingt ans, le fret ne vit qu’à coup de plans stratégiques dont aucun n’a pu enrayer la chute. Une chute qui s'illustre notamment par des dépôts de trains quasiment vide rencontrés au fil de nos pérégrinations.

Freight train transport was one of the most noble parts of the french railway system until the 70's. Social and economic shock of world events such as the energy crisis of 1973-1979, the fall of the mining industry, steel industry, and globalization are all contributing factors to the collapse of the freight system in France. Consequences of this fall can be illustrated by the empltyness of the french freight yards today.

Screen print
10 layers
60 x 50 cm
Rivoli Standard Ivoire 250g paper
limited edition, 30 copies
signed by the artist
printed in France 🇫🇷 by Éditions Terrain Vague
2021
shipped in a tube



CAMPAGNE
« Campagne des Chiens de la Route » is an ode to freedom ; a highlight through three contemporary travel books relating  three expeditions of the Road Dogs pack. Aboard freight trains, the latter explore remote places as they wander between industrials zones, empty buildings and other marginal territories. Each operation is a full adventure by itself, with its share of encounters, adrenaline and suspended moments.