Saissac over the centuries
Saissac over the centuries
In this area delimited by the wooded foothills of the Montagne Noire, there was once a medieval castle, the oldest of them, one of the largest as well: the Château de Saissac - named after one of its famous owners, Bertran de Saissac (1140 - 1202), the protector of the troubadours and of the « perfect » Cathars.
Eleven centuries after its completion, this area which subtly blends the mineral with the plant and which offers a magnificent view of the Pyrenees chain appears to have undergone a complete metamorphosis.
Once perfectly integrated into its environment, this area has, over time, evolved into a totally independent island, offsetting its fossil emissions through the design and the installation of verdant surfaces. Thus, the three square towers that make up the original monument have given way to hundreds of more or less imposing buildings: buildings blackened by coal since the industrial era coexist with modern, greener towers. In addition, the air currents generated by this vertical architecture carry fine particles, covering the sky with an opaque white veil. Finally, the contours of this modern, « high-tech » castrum now form the only visible relief accessible to its residents.
Eleven centuries after its completion, this green bower has undergone a complete metamorphosis, adapting to the constraints of its time and constraining its environment as much as possible.
Information relating to this photography and to the associated photographism:
- Photographic conditions : Sigma DP0 Quattro - F/4.5 - 1/200 sec - ISO 100
- Development tool of the photograph : SIGMA Photo Pro 6.6.1
- Design tool of the photographism : KRITA 126.96.36.199 + G'MIC
- Optimization of the display : 180 px/in + MozJPEG
Keywords : metamorphosis of the castle of Saissac, Aude, France, environment, photography and photographism
Format : 10 cm x 21 cm
GTIN : 3701147000102
Price per unit : 2,50 euros
The partnership established with the company Fine Art America, one of the world leaders in printing technology for works of art on various surfaces (walls, clothes, decorative objects, etc.), allows the Culture Diff' company to offer you a Museum Quality printing of this photograph.
Explore the different supports, formats and printing styles available by clicking here.
This photograph gave rise to the creation of a work of art entitled « Castrum moderne » which is part of the « Color Escape » collection of the gallery dedicated to PhotoGraphism.
The partnership established with the company Fine Art America, one of the world leaders in printing technology for works of art on various surfaces (walls, clothes, decorative objects, etc.), allows to offer you a Museum Quality printing of this photographism.
This 50-page booklet entitled « PhotoGraphisme : un nouveau langage artistique », designed for the purposes of the exhibition « PhotoGraphisme : Regards croisés », brings together all 24 works of art on display as well as the photographs from which they were conceived, one facing the other.
Size: 21 cm x 29,7 cm - Cover: Satin coated paper 350g - Glued square back - Sheets: satin coated paper 150g - Printing: Quadrichromy - GTIN : 3701147001246
Article out of stock.
Important Note: The Culture Diff' company undertakes to ensure that the collection and processing of your personal data, carried out via the www.culturediff.org portal, comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (RGPD) established on 25 May 2018 and the Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978. When transmitted to the Culture Diff' company, your personal data (first name, last name, postal and electronic addresses) therefore remain absolutely confidential. In addition, the Culture Diff' company has joined the PayPal payment system, so that your payments by credit card or PayPal account benefit from the highest security.