11 publications matching keyword "Arts"
12/12/2017 - 14:22
In 50 years, daily commutes, travel and migration in China have multiplied, lengthened and accelerated at a spectacular speed. A Franco-Chinese team of researchers and artists decided to explore how city dwellers feel about these changes using images as a catalyst for memories, emotions, associations of ideas and reflections. It would appear that this increase in mobility is closely associated with the imaginary of modernity and generates ambivalent feelings, ranging from enthusiasm for change to nostalgia and anxiety.
03/14/2016 - 17:31
Valérie Pihet and Ursula Biemann discuss the crossovers between artistic creation and scholarly research in the field of mobility. Either working together, or in parallel, these two disciplines have a significant contribution to make in terms of the public debate.
04/01/2014 - 10:18
In Brut (“Crude”), Dalibor Frioux imagines a time in the near future when Norway - its coffers stuffed with petro-crowns - floating in the midst of a world in crisis, impoverished and deprived of mobility due to a lack of oil – whose price has risen to 310 dollars a barrel.
03/17/2014 - 19:29
Tokyo Counter-Currents is a three-month photography campaign, beginning with the slowness of the Trans-Siberian railway and ending in the frenzy of Tokyo. Led by photographer Sylvie Bonnot, the project aims to capture the unique choreography of Japanese crowds in built urban spaces. Discover her work on our virtual gallery: Artistic Lab.
10/22/2013 - 18:18
The noLand collective- a photographer, an architect, an anthropologist and a sociologist- explores the world of the « neo-nomads », individuals who break away from sedentary living in favor of a mobile habitat, without belonging to the Gypsy or Romani traditions. The aim of the study is to uncover the political and cultural foundations of this mobile lifestyle, the beliefs and values associated with it, as well as its specific knowledge and craftsmanship that constitute a common culture far beyond geographic or social marginality. Discover the photographies on our section Artistic Lab.
07/04/2013 - 17:54
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05/14/2013 - 10:38
Having graduated in 1974 from the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris, Thierry Girard chose to follow an unusual career path. In 1976, he took up photography and dedicated himself to the artistic documentary genre. Having subsequently made a series of journeys around France and other countries, he now sees himself as a photographer-traveller.
04/30/2013 - 11:36
Ioanis Deroide, a history professor who prepares students for the selective Sciences Po universities, tackles the question of how peri-urban landscapes and lifestyles are represented in French and foreign television series.