Page 100

All photography by Oli Anderson

I

once read that James Cameron, acclaimed film director and the first solo diver to reach earth’s deepest point in a souped-up submarine, took inspiration for the phantasmagoric world of Avatar from the underwater realm. Drifting over a radiant reef in Indonesia’s remote Raja Ampat islands, surrounded by pulsating coral walls and vast schools

all photography by oli anderson

of technicolour fish, the similarities are striking. This reef, I think, could inspire more than a film. It could inspire an entire people to migrate beneath the waves and live out a siren-like fantasy for evermore. Raja Ampat is the sort of wilderness that dreams are made of; a sequin trail of limestone outcrops, some tangled with jungle and some edged with ivory sand, scattered off the

Profile for Runwild Media Group

Marylebone & Fitzrovia magazine January 2017  

Welcome to the latest edition of Marylebone & Fitzrovia magazine, celebrating the dynamism of the area and bringing you the latest features,...

Marylebone & Fitzrovia magazine January 2017  

Welcome to the latest edition of Marylebone & Fitzrovia magazine, celebrating the dynamism of the area and bringing you the latest features,...

Advertisement

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded