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Jean Gaumy
French, b. 1948 (Member)
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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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... More...
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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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Mar 24, 2017
La Baïo is a festival and historical reenactment that has taken place for several centuries in the valley of Sampeyre, in the Italian Alps. It commemorates the valley’s victory against the Saracen invasions, which occurred towards the end of the 10th century.
La Baïo brings together several diverse villages: the Baìo de Rore, Calchesio, Villar, and the Baìo de Sampeyre. It is celebrated every five... More...
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Mar 17, 2017
As part of his ongoing work in Normandy, Jean Gaumy has documented the political scene in this region by following the mayors of Le Havre, Dieppe, and Fecamp. It focuses on the reality of life in politics, both behind the scenes and in the spotlight, from weddings at city hall to clashes with local trade unions.

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Oct 20, 2016
In a secret underground location in Paris, France, an operational team is working 24/7 in crisis management rooms, ready for any exceptional catastrophe in the city. The team, trained to react to emergencies and equipped with the latest technology, have managed the operation since 2011, well before the Paris attacks of 2015. It is from this centre that all operations following the triple attacks of... More...