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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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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... More...
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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... More...
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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...