Stories from the city…

It’s all around you, wherever you look, whatever path you take. Even if you don’t recognize it right now, you know you will soon enough. You know they will be here, there, everywhere. The people. The buildings. Noises, colors, odors. They don’t ever go away, not even in the deepest of night. Essential and lively …

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A thousand and one words

  Once upon a time, there was a writer, walking in the night. Those who encountered him and paid enough attention thought he looked sad, and a little lost. The truth was that he was looking for inspiration. It had been months since the last time he had written anything that he liked. He had …

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On the other’s side

History is dotted with conflicts. Freedom, territory, religion, Men always find reasons to fight against each other. Some of those fights have been going on for so many years, it seems like there is no solution. But life goes on, no matter what. People have to find ways to live, even during troubled times. They …

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The people who lived inside a tale

    It could be anticipation, or even science fiction. It could be an episode from The Twilight Zone. If it were, it would probably be entertaining and lead to an interesting reflection. But it’s reality. It’s happening, right now, next to us. Just like that, entertainment is out, and reflection matters more than ever. …

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Without a touch

  Have you ever tried to make a phone ring just by looking at it? To make time go faster by watching the clock hands (but very, very intensively)? Carrie could throw a hell of a party with only her mind. Samantha just had to touch her nose to do magic. And any Jedi could …

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Creating tomorrow

  For an artist, sources of inspiration are countless. Nature, dreams, nightmares, even a genetic condition can feed the imagination. Science is also a great tool for creativity. Modern technology, new inventions are often used in the creative process. But sometimes, it’s the other way round. Sometimes it is Art that helps Science progress, or …

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The Explorers

They started by walking as far as land would go. But it takes more to stop Man from discovery. They built roads, they built boats, they built bridges, and they managed to fly. Then they painted what they saw, they wrote about it, they photographed it. What was at first a necessity for survival has …

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The Babel effect

It is often said that Art is a language in itself. The greatest paintings, symphonies, sculptures or photographs need no translation to give emotion or send a message. But what about novels, poems, movies? Don’t we need words, sometimes? Not always. We still don’t know exactly where language comes from. But one thing is for …

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Shoot

Syria. Irak . USA . Afghanistan. Norway. Egypt . The list could go on forever. The world is constantly shaken by conflicts, terrorism, repression, famine. Violence. Because we need to know what’s happening – so we can learn and help – there are those who go. Journalists, photographers, writers. Through reporting and the lens of …

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They can ski in Dubai, after all

Olympics are in the air. Olympics are everywhere. Some won’t miss a minute of it, while others just want to run far away. But let’s be honest, most of us could never outrun people built like THIS. The four hours long opening ceremony has proven it: English people are not afraid of light, music, sparkles, …

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