Culture / Visual Media

#LoveArmyForRohingya: quand les réseaux sociaux se mobilisent… un peu tard

De nombreuses stars et influenceurs français avaient lancé un appel le 28 novembre dernier pour venir en aide aux Rohingyas réfugiés au Bangladesh. En l’espace de deux semaines, 2 millions de dollars ont été récoltés. Une initiative positive, mais un peu tardive. Près de 2 millions de dollars en quinze jours. C’est la somme récoltée … Continue reading

<i>Pixel</i>, A Story of Dance and Technology
Art / Culture / Visual Media

Pixel, A Story of Dance and Technology

Created in 2014 by choreographer Mourad Merzouki, Pixel is an invitation to a journey between the real and the virtual, interpreted by the dancers of the Compagnie Käfig, from the Centre Chorégraphique National of Créteil (CCNC). On stage: 11 dancers, surrounded by hundreds of pixels. In this original creation by Mourad Merzouki, a dancer and … Continue reading

Pop Art: les icônes perdent de leur ​splendeur
Art / Culture / Visual Media

Pop Art: les icônes perdent de leur ​splendeur

65 oeuvres des artistes les plus importants du mouvement sont exposées jusqu’au 21 janvier 2018 au Musée Maillol à Paris. Retour sur une visite manquant de pétillant. Une quinzaine d’artistes du Pop Art et 65 oeuvres réunis pour la première fois à Paris dans une exposition au Musée Maillol à Paris. Né d’une collaboration avec … Continue reading

Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dies at 90
Culture / In English / Portraits

Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dies at 90

Rock ‘n’ Roll legend just like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Bo Diddley or Bill Haley, Chuck Berry marked the history of this musical genre by his rousing rhythms and his unbeatable footwork. He passed away on March 18, 2017 in Wentzville (St. Charles county, Missouri). Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry was born on October 18, … Continue reading

Admitted to Stanford after writing 100 times #BlackLivesMatter on application essay
In English / Society

Admitted to Stanford after writing 100 times #BlackLivesMatter on application essay

#BlackLivesMatter. Thanks to this hashtag, that he wrote 100 times on his application essay, Ziad Ahmed, an 18-year-old American student originally from New Jersey, got admitted into Stanford for the class of 2021.   Who said getting into Stanford was difficult? Sometimes all you need is to be audacious, and Ziad Ahmed understood that. Originally … Continue reading

Tom McCarthy’s <i>Spotlight</i> (2015), “Everybody’s gonna be interested in this”
Cinema / Culture / Visual Media

Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight (2015), “Everybody’s gonna be interested in this”

Based on a true story, Spotlight depicts the work of four journalists from The Boston Globe (and winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism in 2003) who, in 2001, investigated on the cases of sexual abuses in the Boston archdiocese that shook the Catholic Church and shocked the entire world in 2002. After a short … Continue reading