Que Vuitton de plus?

I’m absolutely amazed at the incredible exhibition I was able to enjoy at the Vuitton Foundation in Paris. Let me share my favorite from my favorite city…. this is a purely subjective selection, a tribute from a cosmopolitan to a real cosmopolitan master! Indeed who could be more cosmopolitan than this Russian collector of French artists ? La collection Chtchoukine est un mythe de l’histoire … Continue reading Que Vuitton de plus?

1816 16 VI 2016: Happy Birthday Frankenstein (dans les Serres de Michel)

“Je suis ta créature, je mériterais d’être ton Adam” Ainsi parla Michel Serres, le samedi 11 juin.dans le cadre des célébrations du bicentenaire d’un roman immensément célèbre et qui fait date, passage des lumières au romantisme et de la créature aux créateurs. Continue reading 1816 16 VI 2016: Happy Birthday Frankenstein (dans les Serres de Michel)

Interdependence Day Dublin 2013

IDDAY 1 quick notes: Kingsley Aikins, Founder of Diaspora Matters: Be Irish dress British think Yiddish Oislin Quinn, Lord Mayor of Dublin 200’000 pax not Irish but Dubliners City built by foreigners (Vikings) You’ve got to make people feel ownership of any project you have as a Mayor. Ciaran Cannon, Minister of State/Education 2013 Gathering year Connection has been made more affordable through the ICTs … Continue reading Interdependence Day Dublin 2013

Ainsi s’achève “l’histoire terrible” de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge

Ainsi s’achève la Terrible Histoire de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge, Ma paraphrase du titre de la pièce d’Hélène Cixous ne doit rien au hasard, je vous invite à vous remémorer vos propres souvenirs au travers du destin invraisemblable du Roi Père, vrai Tigre mais également Scorpion magnifique. Homme d’Etat, Homme Politique, Homme d’Instinct, Homme Théâtral en tout cas…regard nostalgique sur une période tragique. Continue reading Ainsi s’achève “l’histoire terrible” de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge

Happy Spicy New Year 2013 (pour une année “treize épicée”)

Happy Spicy New Year to my old and new friends and to my readers who are invited to ask more questions, in the purely cosmopolitan Jewish tradition (the worst is always the one “She-Eino Yodea Lishol”(who doesn’t know how to ask a question). This post is a brief and very superficial overview on an intense time in Thailand. Continue reading Happy Spicy New Year 2013 (pour une année “treize épicée”)

Chiang Mai Conference on Language Rights, Inclusion and the Prevention of Ethnic Conflicts (13-17 Dec. 2012)

My very personal summary of quite a special meeting in Chiang Mai. People, topics, sights, music, dialogues, it was human and beautiful from the first to the very last minute! Continue reading Chiang Mai Conference on Language Rights, Inclusion and the Prevention of Ethnic Conflicts (13-17 Dec. 2012)