In September 2006, after two long years of bureaucratic paperwork to obtain the right permits, I finally arrived in Chukotka. I wanted to share the life of the last whale hunters living on earth, which to me represent a thousand-year-old tradition and a hunting instinct nearly unchanged for centuries. Somehow, after the experience of the Aral disaster, confronting the oldest marine hunting tradition seemed the best idea.
Filmmaker and artist whose work encompasses film, sound and the visual arts. His films have been screened and awarded at festivals around the world, including the Venice Film Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Buenos Aires International Film Festival, the Mexico International Film Festival, FID Marseille, and others. His work has been exhibited and performed at international art institutions and galleries, including the Tate Modern, London, Fondation Cartier, Palais de Tokyo, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, CCCB Barcelona, GAM Torino, Bozar Bruxelles, just to name a few.