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Jean Gaumy: Forms of Chaos
For the first time, Jean Gaumy shows two of his new photographic series ‘Arctic’ and ‘Cliffs’ in a major exhibition at the castle of Saint-Pierre-de-Varengeville.
The photographs by Jean Gaumy are presented together with paintings by Camille Doligez within the joint exhibition ‘Behind Appearances / Forms of Chaos’.
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Life Around Chernobyl
Jun 21, 2019
Thirty-three years after the nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. The recently released HBO’s miniseries of the same name has propelled this historical event back into the mainstream.
Explosions, radiation sickness, evacuations and contamination have all been part of the immediate timeline of events of Chernobyl. But what have been the long-term socio-economic...
Gilets Jaunes Protest.
Nov 27, 2018
For eight consecutive days, the "Gilets Jaunes" ( "yellow vests" ), so-called after the high-visibility jackets, blocked roads across France in protest at rising taxes on diesel and petrol, which the government says are to fund eco-friendly projects and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The majority of this pop-up movement are struggling families and workers, many of them from France's rural areas or...
Studying Climate Change in The Arctic
Sep 18, 2018
In May 2018, Jean Gaumy photographed in tough conditions, a sampling campaign carried out in the high Arctic fjord of Young Sound (Greenland) by the BeBEST International Arctic Laboratory.
At this time, the ice and snow cover reaches their maximum at this site, and this is a condition of crucial interest for studying the effects of climate change. In particular, the ice and snow cover affect the seasonal...
Aboard the training ship "l'Étoile."
Oct 16, 2017
Since 2010, aspiring sailors from the Naval Academy in Brest have spent a few days journeying along the coast of Brittany during the Armada de l’Espoir. With each new embarkment they discover the richness and value of the maritime world.
Every adventure at sea is instructive as they confront the ocean, a complex and ever-changing environment to which they must constantly adapt. The naissent mariners...
Edouard Philippe, France's New Prime Minister
May 18, 2017
Edouard Philippe, a French lawyer and center-right politician, has been named Prime Minister by Emmanuel Macron. Philippe has been the mayor of Le Havre, a city in north-western France, since 2010; and he has served in the National Assembly representing the 7th constituency of Seine-Maritime since 2012.
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