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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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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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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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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