Thephonolite a garnet is a volcanic rock that is only found in two places in the world : Brazil and the Islands Canopies and more specifically the island of Ua Pou, and more precisely in two valleys Only in this island, Valley and the Hohoi Hakata.

A few nautical miles from Ua Pou, in the neighboring island of Nuku Hiva, vit Tehau Ah Sha. Tehau is an artist. His specialty is sculpture, her favorite material, La Pierre. I must say it runs in the family ! Marquesan his ancestors have left many traces of their expertise. Phonolite contains treasures that knows Tehau. But it does not deliver it easily and, Tehau known as.

Stone carving is an art which requires difficult beyond a talent Artist, courage, physical strength and toughness. At the end of this event uncertain which the sculptor does not always end, phonolite his secrets and offer its reward bouquets.

It then becomes the flower stone. It gives the artist his unique material and this in turn gives it its form as unique. Born this exchange objects whose beauty never ceases to amaze us.

Realization : Jacques Navarro
Realization : Jacques Navarro Production : DPI
Type : Series magazines

Theme : The’crafts d'art en Polynésie Francaise Title : Craftsmen Synopsis : Crafting is one of the essential resources of French Polynesia. Basketry, sculpture, Working nacre… We meet these artisans from all archipelagos, who welcome us in their studio and make us share in four minutes the different phases of development of their designs. Unit length : 4 minutes Episodes: 5 Language : French Formats : 4/3

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