Miggles : Out of the shadow and into the spotlight
Portraits / Society

Miggles : Out of the shadow and into the spotlight

Rock band leaders make the show and attract limelight, the band musicians keep music going. The new bass player in Pete Doherty’s Puta Madres, Michael Bontemps,  gives us a glimpse at what playing alongside one of Britain’s famous rock star means. “It’s rock and roll”, says Michael Bontemps, or Miggles as everyone calls him, drinking from his glass of red … 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

Sociology of the Media / Theatre

The Theatre Corps: communities of volunteers

Volunteering is a key concept for American theatres and a perk for all the parts involved.  The theatres’ sizes and the importance they attach to their volunteers lead to different notions of community.   Volunteering plays an important part in theatre. San Francisco Bay Area theaters  like Golden Thread Productions, Shotgun Players, the African-American Shakespeare Company, … 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