Parisian photographer Bruno Serralongue h as developed a distinctive body of work that questions the truth of photographic representation and how images are produced, disseminated, and circulated in contemporary contexts. He pursues traces of media events that marked key moments in regions facing geopolitical changes: global economic and social forums; celebrations of new independent nations such as Kosovo and South Sudan in the aftermaths of civil wars; strikes and labor conflicts.
Instead of seeking spectacular images of these events in the voyeuristic and dramatic style of paparazzi, Serralongue chooses to catch angles excluded from the mainstream media's framings of "reality," and surmounts considerable difficulties to cover events in his independent manner. Found or random objects, textures, and imagery were central to Surrealism, as was the acceptance of dreams as worthy subject matter. Surrealism was as much a literary movement as an artistic one, and it involved an extraordinary number of the leading writers and poets of the day at one time or another.
Reconfigured 19th century European and American collections. Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. Meyerovich Gallery, Post, SF. Outdoor exhibits on-going on Florence St. SF Museum of Modern Art. Her art is figurative yet remains contemporary and spur of the moment.
Her paintings depict ordinary day-to-day life of people in snapshots, either in nature or life in a bustling city.
The grand prizes offered to the US fashion students are internships in high profile fashion design houses as Castelbajac or Anne Valerie Hash or the school of the Chambre syndicale in Paris Florence de Bretagne is a French painter and photographer. Her work is full of joy and very colorful. It has always something to do with new life : imaginary plants that are flourishing, blossoms, seeds. It seems that nature is new and beautiful like new-born babies. She took abstract pictures of fruits and vegetables a very poetic book, "Semence", is still available , she made paintings on trees and imaginary plants, and many others.
Expat Andrea Wedell, originally from the Bay Area and living in France for the past 24 years, would love for you to visit her painting : contemporary landscapes of Southern France. She works with texture and vibrant, bold color that is built up in multiple layers and glazed on. January-February, No book to purchase: texts will be provided. January-February Each workshop may be taken separately.
Please sign up at www.
January February 8, January-March February 25, Includes handouts. A unique approach to French pronunciation. This workshop will change your understanding of French sounds forever and will definitely improve your pronunciation and subsequently, your comprehension.
This intensive is limited to 12 participants and gets full very quickly. Please call us at June Lot Valley, France. There is a pool near the converted tobacco hangar on the grounds, available to participants. The Vermont colorist, who has taught 2 courses at Latitude , is a much-decorated artist. Details about all courses at www. The price per week Saturday to Saturday depends on the time of year. Nearby is a new, lovely hotel looking directly at St. Cirq Lapopie, one of France's most beautiful villages.
The mill is located on and in the river Lot. It sleeps 5 and features the original huge hearth, circular stone staircase, and footbridge. The grand salon is a lovely room with a long, wooden table suitable for seminars and meals.
A swimming pool, 2 minutes on foot from the mill, and a rowboat and fishing gear at the mill, are included. Photos at www.
Experimental psychology and the practice of logic: Charles S. Hugo Explorations into the meaning of "conducting sincerity" in Confucian thought Yun Chen in: Reconceptualizing Confucian philosophy in the 21st century, Dordrecht : Springer. Le roi s'amuse There, Giacometti's drawings of a number of objects including the Boule suspendue are accompanied by a running commentary. Version 1, conference version.
June , Hotels and painting locations have been personally scouted and chosen for their beauty and authenticity, qualities that will arouse the painting muse in all of us. Strasbourg, France. Enroll now or email for further details. More photos and information are available on our website at www. December , Tahiti and Huahine Islands, French Polynesia. Do you want to offer your child the opportunity to grow and learn?
Do you dream of offering your child the chance to be bilingual? You can give your child this opportunity with affordable, local French classes starting in EFBA is supported by the French government.
Course registrations are open for January ; enroll your child today at www. SRFACS will open in the fall of for first through fourth grades, and will expand through the eighth grade in the future. This information is being provided as a courtesy to you. Other members are leaders in the fields of communications and engineering.
Their goal is to offer children a solid education based on high academic standards and exposure to the global world.
The dual-immersion French-American Charter School curriculum will employ a formula with a proven track record in private schools, and more recently, in charter schools on the East Coast. This opportunity will now be extended to everyone in our community via a free public charter school. You may contact this organization at: info srfacs. French for toddlers weekly classes Parents come connect while your kids play, make new friends and learn in French!
Chouchou is a fun and structured language-immersion play group for children 1 - 5 years of age. This playful and interactive class is led by Vanessa Portois-Wermter. Material is presented multi-modally through picture books, stories, art, songs and dancing. Let the little ones explore and laugh as they learn about animals, instruments, food, feelings, body parts and more! Wednesdays To learn more email vanessa at vanessa. Seesaw Cafe? A colleague, Teacher of French, has two kids who know and understand some words in French and would like them to perform in French.
If you are interested, please contact me : Christine. It is a free conversation group open to people who speak some French and would like to practice. Everyone is welcome. Being enrolled in one of our classes is NOT required. Wednesdays from to p. Fridays from to p. Une fois par mois. Gratuit pour les membres de The French Class.
Evening: one Thursday per month at p. A minimum of 3 people is necessary to hold the Book Club.
Petits Confettis est une nouvelle Preschool tout en Francais sur Mountain View qui recherche des volontaires pour la rentree de Septembre. Une compensation sera offerte pour tout volontariat. Les enfants ont entre 3 ans et 5 ans et une maitresse de Francais assurera les cours.
Pour toute information, visitez le site: www. Join English painter and teacher Nicola on one of her fun creative courses in the Languedoc area in the south of France. Every year Nicola hosts a variety of courses and holidays in both the Languedoc and Provence and can be booked by private groups.
Madame Catherine Jolivet, a native of France, is the visionary founder, educator, and leader of the program. The curriculum is a synthesis of the best educational methods - from Montessori to the Project Approach!