A different kind of exhibition is shown this autumn at Sven-Harrys Museum in Stockholm. Backstage is a photographic journey of the dancers at Stockholm Royal Opera.
New Zealand’s indigenous population, the Maoris, were the first to arrive to Aotearoa – i.e. New Zealand. One of Quai Branly’s exhibitions in Paris is about their holy stone. The other is about Picasso’s inspiration from Africa. The Museum has a huge collection from exotic places. It’s unique in its genre with an outer wall entirely covered in greenery, a garden with unusual plants and a building that looks like a gigantic anaconda stretching along the Seine.
That was this year’s theme at the Fecris conference (www.fecris.org) that took place end of May in Brussels Parliament.
Who would have thought that Paris famous cabaret has Swedish antecedents with the solo-dancer Joachim Staaf whose daughter, Shauna, has followed in his footsteps?
A star is born – that’s how Emmanuel Macron must have felt after the votes were counted. Just three years ago, he was still a relatively unknown politician. His central party – La République en Marche – was created only one year ago. Apparently the French were weary of both the traditional right and left parties.