Geography of fantastical countries

For those who didn’t come to Saint-Dié-des-Vosges Festival this year (so am I), I warmly recommend to listen to this radio podcast (french only), which echoes the main topic of this year’s festival : http://www.franceculture.fr/emission-planete-terre-de-peter-pan-a-tintin-geographie-des-pays-imaginaires-2015-09-30 This program touches on many subjects and comic books already mentionned in this blog. Pour ceux qui, comme moi, n’ont…

« Paysages in situ ». Où se trouvait l’artiste ? / Where Was the Artist ?

Here are a game and a smartphone application proposed by the CAUE of Isère.  The goal is to find the exact location where the artist was standing when he painted or photographed a scenery shown in the works of several museums of Dauphiné. Then people are invited to produce  replicas of the work from this…

Paname Urbex : lieux de tournages à Paris / filming locations in Paris

Since 2013, the Facebook community Paname Urbex makes an inventory of filming locations in Paris, France. Actuals photographs and movies screenshots are matched up, often superimposed. This work is extended to albums covers, in particular those of the French singer Renaud. Note in USA Delta Bravo Urban Exploration Team have the same goal. Depuis 2013,…

Colloque Littérature et géographie. L’écriture de l’espace à travers les âges

The Conference « Littérature et géographie. L’écriture de l’espace à travers les âges » will be held at University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 les 12 et 13 mars 2015. The engaging program is already Online. Un colloque « Littérature et géographie. L’écriture de l’espace à travers les âges » se tiendra à l’Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 les 12…