Monday, 22 February 2016

Kure Bazaar

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I had a crush for the deep purple Kure Bazaar n°65 named Tatoo. To show it to you, I decided to shoot it in the Arsenal marina of Bastille.

The weather was disgusting but the vegetation shows that thankfully, spring is just around the corner.


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Sunday, 21 February 2016

Chamanes et divinités

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Today, I went to see the lastest exhibition presented by Musée du Quai Branly, near the Eiffel Tower, and I just loved it. It was both beautiful and interesting. It's about shamans and divinities in the Ecuador pre-Columbian, in the times between 1,000 BC and 500.

I must admit that before the exhibition, I didn't know much about shamans. I learnt a lot about them espacially thanks to a little video documentary that I highly recommend to watch. It's only a few minutes.  You will learn that a shamans is a person who acts as intermediary between the natural and supernatural worlds. Shamans presided over rites, ceremonies or parties. They had supernaturel powers. They had a great deal of sensibility but also used magic and plants to cure illness, control spiritual forces and fortell the future.

The exhibition is very well documented and I was surprised to see how many objects there were.

My tip: if you have kids, take them during the winter holidays;  guided tours and special events are schedules for them.


Until May 15th 2016
37 quai Branly - 75007 Paris
Everyday from 11am to 7pm (9pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday)


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Sunday, 14 February 2016

Jardin Tino-Rossi

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Today, I took little Jude for a walk by the river, Jardin Tino-Rossi. 

The specificity of the garden is that it's located along the river.  It's a garden that is much more pleasant in spring or summer. In the winter it's not on the sunny part of the river. Nevertheless, it's a very pleasant place to walk a dog there; it's one of the very few places where dogs are allowed (Paris is a city that doesn't like dogs very much). 

Another specificity is that there are sculptures from contemporary artists displayed here and there. Amongst the artists: Brancusi, César, Zadkine or Schoffer. There are also beautiful trees such as plane trees, weeping willows, cherry trees... I will take some pictures, in a couple of months to show you how pretty it is.

There is also a large playground for the little one and lawns to enjoy a picnic in the summer. It's also a great spot to enjoy a beer at sunset. And on Sundays, people come and danse on latin vibes. Caliente.

Jardin Tino-Rossi - 2 quai Saint-Bernard - 75005 Paris
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Genevieve, the patron saint of Paris

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Bettina Rheims à la MEP



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Tonight I went to see the  great exhibition that the MEP (Maison Europeenne de la Photographie)  dedicates to Bettina Rheims. 

It shows 180 pictures that the artist took over 40 years. I almost loved them all. Some are just fabulous. 

It's a great exhibition not to be missed this winter.


Until March 27th, 2016
5 rue de Fourcy - 75004 Paris. Wednesday to Sunday. 11am to 7:30pm. Free on Wednesday from 5pm


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Bettina Rheims signing a fan's books