Jeff Koons x Snapchat: A preview of the art of the future?
Design / In English / Uncategorized / Visual Media

Jeff Koons x Snapchat: A preview of the art of the future?

Art is at a new turning point: new technologies mix with the art forms of yesterday. Indeed new technologies have introduced massive changes in the perception of art.  Many apps have been created on smartphones, such as the popular mobile game Pokemon Go and the famous videos/photos app Snapchat for instance. These two applications both … Continue reading

From Graham to Maggie Boogaart
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From Graham to Maggie Boogaart

Knowing, understanding, and mastering your body’s movements will liberate your creative potential. These are the fundamental principles of contemporary-dance groundbreaker Martha Graham. At the Paris Marais Dance School, Maggie Boogaart, one of the few certified teachers in the Martha Graham Technique, preaches and practices all of them.  A tall and thin woman with a sophisticated … Continue reading

David Foster Wallace’s Comic Horror of “Videophony”
Cinema / In English / Literature / Litterature

David Foster Wallace’s Comic Horror of “Videophony”

Within Infinite Jest (1996), video telephony is portrayed as both freaky and funny. In his lampoon of this technological innovation, we find David Foster Wallace at his most comical—and most critical. The twentieth anniversary of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, published in 1996, has come and gone. It remains, however, a seminal novel of the … Continue reading

<i>Les Proies</i>: Un thriller aux traits lisses
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Les Proies: Un thriller aux traits lisses

Bien qu’ayant gagné le prix de la meilleure mise en scène lors du  festival de Cannes 2017, le dernier film de Sofia Coppola ne semble pas être à la hauteur de l’oeuvre de la réalisatrice.  La directrice du pensionnat Martha Farnsworth (Nicole Kidman) et ses élèves perturbées par la présence du soldat blessé.  ©American Zoetrope Lors de … Continue reading

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