postcards from the bagne

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I have been working on the AHRC-funded research project 'Postcards from the Bagne', looking at ways of depicting the former French penal colonies in French Guiana and New Caledonia. My focus was on mapping and photography. Follow the project at cartespostalesdubagne.com and @postcards_bagne

 
 Ruins at Kuto Bay, Île des Pins, New Caledonia

Ruins at Kuto Bay, Île des Pins, New Caledonia

 Ruins at Île St Joseph, Îles du Salut, French Guiana

Ruins at Île St Joseph, Îles du Salut, French Guiana