24 Nov: Sara Abou Mrad: A genius of Lebanese painting

Dear readers,

I present to you a Lebanese artist and sculptor who I really like and who deserves real recognition for her work. Her works are inspired by different sources including literature. With her art, Sara transgresses the boundaries of the traditional painting genre to allow her inner projection and her artistic vision to emerge. We are witnessing a rewriting of sensations. Seeing a painting by Sara Abou Mrad is a liberating experience. For a moment, we forget the rules of painting and the codification induced by academicism.


29 Jun: My experience at the Comédie du Livre

From May 5 to 14, 2023, the 38th Comédie du Livre (recently renamed Comédie du Livre – 10 jours en mai) took place in Montpellier, in the south of France. I was lucky enough to take part in the Salon des Libraires (booksellers’ fair) from May 11 to 14 as a book ambassador. Here’s a glimpse of my experience.


14 Jun: Makanai: Inside Maiko’s kitchen, a heartwarming, finely seasoned series that has aroused our curiosity

Makanai: Inside Maiko’s kitchen, a short series recently released on Netflix, charms us right from the start, immersing us in the traditional Japanese world of the geisha, through the sparkling eyes of two young girls who leave everything behind to travel to Kyoto and discover this art form and their dreams. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s cinematography is realistic, detailed, simple, beautiful and warm.


22 May: Comic book festival in Chinon: Projector on Princess Sara

Dear readers, this article is focused on the comic book festival in Chinon, France (also known in French as the festival de la BD en Chinonais), which took place on the 11th and 12th of March 2023. This event was designed in a pedagogical way around themed exhibitions. The epicentre of cultural life in Chinon is the “Espace Rabelais.” We will explore the aims of this event.