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Story by Stanislas Guigui

Each year during summer, Mongolia celebrates the Naadam. This week-long festivity celebrates the country’s independence from China.

While huge territories are given away to the highest bidder and while the successive governments destroy the nomad culture little by little, when comes the Naadam the whole country vibrates back in Genghis Khan times with traditional sporting events like Mongolian wrestling, archer competitions, horse racings, Kazakh eagle hunting…

The championships take...

Pakistan, Hidden Wounds, Drones' victims
Story : Massimo Berruti
Le Mur et la peur
Book : Gaël Turine
L'historien Paul Veyne : une vie de passions
Paolo Verzone
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Jean-Christian Bourcart
VU'WORKSHOP : Pushing the boundaries. Moving forward together.

Hidden Wounds (Drones' Victims) is one of the last chapters of my long term project in Pakistan started in early 2008. This portrait series has started in June 2011. It is about people, mostly from North Waziristan, who got involved, either actively or passively in a drone strike event. Some...

 
Photo Poche Société n°19 Dès 1933, L'Inde entame la construction d'un mur de trois mille deux cents kilomètres la séparant de son voisin bangladais. Qu'il soit fait de béton ou d'une double haute clôture de fil de fer barbelé, il est infranchissable et sévèrement gardé. Gaël Turine,...

 

A l'occasion de la sortie de son livre "Et dans l'éternité je ne m'ennuierai pas", l’historien Paul Veyne a reçu France Inter chez lui à Bédoin en Provence Il revient sur ses amitiés avec Michel Foucault et René Char, parle de ses amours. "Paul Veyne en ses amours" : une...

 
7th, 8th and 9th of November 2014
A workshop with Jean-Christian Bourcart is a journey through which we move forward together towards the unknown, we reveal ourselves in an audacious and daring manner, creating spaces of freedom within the fields of the arts, psychology, metaphysics and humor.
The...

Imagine France, a Fantastic Voyage
From 2014-06-13 to 2014-09-10
Exhibition : Maia Flore
The hard workers of the Peruvian Guano (The Chincha Islands)
Story : Rodrigo Gomez Rovira
Christian and Yazidi refugees in Iraq and in Syria
Story : Stephen Dock
The Wall and the Fear
From 2014-09-11 to 2014-10-19
Exhibition : Gaël Turine

Bercy Village, Atout France and the French Institute show a new point of view, poetic and shifted of the French castles, museums and monuments. Using the talents of Maia Flore, they organize the exhibition \"Imagine France\" that features the sights and cultural events, with a new eye. Maia...

 

Guano is the result of a particular phenomenon. In the past, it was called «the white gold» of South America. With the currents of the Pacific ocean, many small fish come and gather along the Peruvian coast, becoming the main food supply for thousands of sea birds living on the Chincha islands....

 

The Islamic State offensive in Iraqi Kurdistan has already forced over 75 000 Iraqis, Christian and Yazidi, to leave their homes. Having left the region of Mossul to find refuge in Irbil, capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region, the population remains close from the frontline of the fights...

 

In 1993, India began building a dividing wall over a distance of 3 200 kilometers [approximately 2000 miles], separating it from neighboring Bangladesh. Officially it was to protect the country from Islamist terrorists and illegal migrants. Here people are arrested, tortured and killed, making this...