<i>Välkommen</i> to Sweden in Paris
Cultural Diversity / Culture / Design / In English

Välkommen to Sweden in Paris

  Since 1971, the Swedish Institute has tried to promote Scandinavian culture to a Parisian and French audience. Through events and exhibitions, the institution offers an inventive and unique perspective on the Swedish society usually associated with a minimalist lifestyle and refined design.          In early October, the sun was shining in … Continue reading

Green Architecture: Catherine Kirk, a Gardener in the Concrete Jungle
Culture / In English / Uncategorized / Visual Media

Green Architecture: Catherine Kirk, a Gardener in the Concrete Jungle

Climate change conferences and environmental issues are at the heart of our preoccupations. Sustainable buildings and green labels are the architect’s contribution to the green revolution. As a young professional, Catherine Kirk brought her engineering skills -acquired in England- and added it to the French artistic and creative touch to serve Nature through the development of … Continue reading

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

William Lounsbury, the New Face of Photojournalism
Art / Portraits / Uncategorized

William Lounsbury, the New Face of Photojournalism

Currently working on a project linked to the first safe drug-consumption place which opened on October 14 in Paris, the young American photojournalist gives a portrayal of his occupation. From an analog camera to an iPhone and from the United States, to Paris, and Europe, he changed tools and places, but remained truthful to the ethical foundations … Continue reading

Dreadlox Holmes, Magnifying Paris Golden Music Opportunities
Art / Culture / Society

Dreadlox Holmes, Magnifying Paris Golden Music Opportunities

We hung out with Dreadlox Holmes, the British multi-faceted Black musician who chose Paris as his new playground. For him, Paris is not just a better scene for Black musicians, it’s also a more financially viable one where he can help young singers shine. Steve Wellington aka Dreadlox Holmes’ musical background is impressive. His influences … Continue reading

Combo fait parler les murs de Sarcelles, Facebook et les mauvaises langues
Art / Reportage en français

Combo fait parler les murs de Sarcelles, Facebook et les mauvaises langues

Alors que la mairie et les réseaux sociaux s’associent au street-art pour favoriser l’unité et le vivre ensemble, les choix de l’artiste sont remis en question par certains habitants de la ville. Combo, street-artiste connu pour ses fresques engagées, a été invité par la ville de Sarcelles et Facebook France pour réaliser deux peintures murales … Continue reading

Celebrity photojournalists: an endangered species?
Art / Society / Visual Media

Celebrity photojournalists: an endangered species?

Willy Rizzo, Pierre Terrasson, Jean-Marie Périer on the one hand. The Rolling Stones, Marilyn Monroe, The Cure, on the other hand. Everyone knows the latter and can easily represent them, very few people know the first ones. Close to the celebrities, those journalists contributed to their discovery and stardom… through lenses. More than simple photo shoots, … Continue reading