Movie night

Hot season is finally back for half of the planet. And what’s better to do during a warm summer night than watching movies outdoors? With champagne? (Well. There are a few other cool things to do, but we can’t help with everything.) Now, about the program. What about some early, funny, or experimental work from …

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Building bridges

This story begins in prehistoric times, probably with an accident. A tree falling across a river, making things suddenly easier for men to go further on their way. Giving them the idea to redo it later. This is evolution. And evolution applies to many domains. Make contact with something opposed, or at least no so …

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The darkest place

As a boy, he was gifted, writing poems and reading from an early age. Among his favorites were Edgar Allan Poe, Goya, or Henry Fuseli. Sick so often that he could barely go to school, he was also affected by night terrors. His father died when he was 8, and he was raised by a …

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Talking through a wall

Some mornings are harder than others. The sky is gray, the streets are gray, even people are gray. But lately, more and more colors have popped up here and there, eyes getting caught by a drawing, a graffiti, or a funny sticker. Cities are becoming the locations of ephemeral and creative exhibitions using the streets …

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Inside the city

In Robert Silverberg’s “The World Inside“, a population of 75 billion humans live in gigantic towers occupying ten percent of the planet’s space. In Alex Proyas’ “Dark City“, people are prisoners in an oppressive and closed city where sunlight is nowhere to be seen. In Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis”, the city has turned into a massive …

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The fab four

Have you ever had one of those late night conversations going on until dawn, talking about everything, elaborating theories? While those are often great moments, they rarely influence Men’s whole conception of the universe. Unless you are Empedocles. Philosopher, doctor, engineer, poet and thaumathurge, Empedocles was a busy man, who one day made the hypothesis …

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The length, the width, and the depth

Once upon a time, during a hot summer night, a theater was organizing an old horror movies night. A pair of paper glasses was distributed. The lights went out. And suddenly, a creature from a black lagoon started walking toward the spectators. Out of the silver screen. Out of the silver screen! What a nice …

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The shades that shape

Have you ever been to a dentist’s cabinet with walls painted red ? How would you like to swim in a thick black water ? Have you ever tried to have an intimate date in a white neon lighted room ? Colors matter. Everyone doesn’t experience colors the same way. In synesthesia, they are associated …

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Amon Tobin ~ ISAM

A pair of jeans, a t-shirt, and a cap. If you passed Amon Tobin in the street, you wouldn’t turn your head. This is too bad, because then you would just miss the chance to meet a magician, currently touring the world with his incredible show, ISAM. The night is about to fall on the …

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