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Europe and its Union: much needed, much scolded

The European Union and its predecessors (the EEC and later the EC) have been with us for more than sixty years now and went through some serious ups and downs. Its his...

artsciences

Understanding Fashion Industry: how not to become its victim

Have you ever wondered what drives Fashion? Why at the end of the day you may have a closet full of clothes but nothing to wear? Who determines why when and why you ca...

historysciences

Essential Oils of Ancient Scripture

Have you ever wondered why things like Frankincense, Myrrh and other essential oils had so much value in ancient times? Come learn about how essential oils were used i...

historyliterature

Literary History of Amsterdam - 14th Century to Present Day

Did you know that over 70 Amsterdam street names were named after Dutch writers and poets? Multiple factors provide the key to an understanding of the remarkable succe...

historyphilosophy

From Zoetropes to Youtube

Join a hands-on exploration of iStop Motion animation! Participants will not only discover the secret recipe for transforming still images into moving images but will ...

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11 subjects waiting to come alive

arthistory

Auguste Rodin, père de la sculpture moderne

Découvrez comment Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) partant de références classiques parvint à imposer à la "Belle époque" ses sujets sulfureux, une esthétique du fragment et ...

art

La vie d’un musicien, mode d’emploi

Êtes-vous curieux de savoir qu'est-ce qui se cache derrière la vie d'un artiste ? Musicien, compositeur et concertiste, Alessandro vous racontera ses multiples expérie...

art

Un autre regard sur la ville

Photographe de la rue, je collabore avec des artistes du graffiti parisien. Après un passage dans l'industrie de la mode et du luxe, rien ne me prédestinait à parcouri...

art

Songs that touch your heart

With a German children’s guitar from the 1960s, a felt hat and a heartfelt tenor voice, Viper Mad sings about Mylie Cyrus and wandering through Paris, about ‘strange f...

art

La série, un univers à part

Qu'est-ce qui rend la série si addictive ? Sa narration ? Sa continuité ? Série tv, web série, 10X10, sérial, procédural, anthologie... Découpage des pratiques sériell...

art

Transmedia : la fiction à 360°

La narration du futur sera immersive et transmedia, un univers fictionnel, des procédés narratifs et intéractifs sur plusieurs plateformes : télévision, web, cinéma, l...

historysciences

Holding ground against water: a Dutch fight and its heritage

Curious to know how Dutch people live, with relative tranquility, below sea level? Why they nickname the Netherlands, a 'little froggs' country, with affection and pri...

arthistory

Berlage, l'architecte de la Bourse ("Beurs") d'Amsterdam, qui pensait le capitalisme voué à l'échec.

Nous allons découvrir ensemble les spécificités de ce projet architectural mené par Berlage vers 1900 au coeur d'Amsterdam. Berlage a voulu créer une oeuvre d'art tota...

artsciences

C'est quoi la bière ?

Petite histoire de la bière Découverte des 4 ingrédients fondamentaux qui la composent Procédé de fabrication : le brassage et la fermentation Les 3 familles de levure...

arthistory

The painting diagnostic

I shall present a painting and the curious will make an investigation with me to make diagnostic; English in request welcome I shall present a painting and the curious...

arthistory

Art is my Mistress

When people use the phrase – Art is my Mistress – it usually used to mean that the person is passionately dedicated to art as to their wife. But does love really come ...