The wave at the heart of Senegalese fishermen

Photography : Guillaume COLLANGES     Texts : Sébastien DAYCARD HEID    

The sea is full of stories of fishermen setting sail for more fishy waters. Basques, Bretons, Galicians, Norwegians... and now Senegalese.
For the past five years, we have seen these sailors appear on the coasts of Brittany and Normandy, having passed through the Spanish fishing industry before arriving in Lorient, where they form a close-knit community. But behind their journey and this recourse to a competent and cheap labour force hides ( more ...)