Naturalis Historia is the result of an ambitious multimedia research on the history of nature. Taking an encyclopedic approach, artist Pauline Julier explores several nature stories appealing to the arts and sciences to create this vast narrative. The 504-page edition includes a rich iconography, original texts as well as interviews with Philippe Descola and Bruno Latour.
Published following the eponymous exhibition at Ferme Asile, Sion, from May 20 to July 9, 2017, and at Centre culturel suisse, Paris, from September 9 to December 17, 2017.
Limited edition of 600 copies.
Pauline Julier (born 1981 in Switzerland, lives and works in Geneva) is an artist and filmmaker who studied at the École Supérieure de la Photographie of Arles and Sciences Po, Paris. Her films have been screened at the Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, the Hors Pistes Festival at the Pompidou Center in Paris, the Loop Festival in Barcelona, the Visions du réel Festival in Nyon, the Tokyo Wonder Site, the Gaité Lyrique in Paris, the Internationale Kurzfilmtage in Oberhausen, and the Istanbul Biennial.
Edited by Jean-Paul Felley and Olivier Kaeser.
Preface by Jean-Paul Felley and Olivier Kaeser.
Texts by Pauline Julier, Anna Manubens, Cyril Neyrat, interviews with Philippe Descola and Bruno Latour by Pauline Julier.