Pascale Ogier and Jim Jarmusch

Pascale Ogier and Jim Jarmusch

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Le journal du peintre


Pascale and Bulle Ogier

Pascale Ogier, ma sœur d’Émeraude Nicolas, éditions Filigranes.

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Le journal du peintre

Les tableaux du peintre

Painting news project 

Charles Aznavour, author, composer

Aznavour with Johnny, Melina Mercouri, La Chunga and Charles Trenet

Eight years ago : Pixação

Autumn 2011 : Pixação a language from São Paulo

Pixacao is native to Brazil and similar in method to tagging. It’s characterised by distinctive large letters painted in a cryptic style. It dominates public space and has created a new context for the everyday life of citizens, forcing new readings upon them.


Seven years ago : France beats England

Autumn 2011 : Rugby World Cup / England 12-19 France

Montserrat Caballé

The Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballé has died at the age of 85

18 years ago : Jose Bové sentenced to jail

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September 2000 : José Bové, french farmer sentenced to jail, for attack on McDonald’s.



17 years ago : second plane crashes into World Trade Center

9/11: 9:03:11 AM Flight 175 crashes into the South Tower of the World Trade Center, striking between floors 77 and 85.

17 years ago : the September 11 attacks

9/11 : ‘The Falling Man’ taken by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew during the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. The man in the picture has never been identified, however it is highly speculated it is J. Briley who worked in the north tower.

9 years ago : fear of the Falun Gong

Beijing’s propaganda campaign against the group — banned outright in China in 1999 but still active in Hong Kong and Taiwan — is still going strong.

7 years ago : Nafissatou Dialo

2011 : Hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo accuses IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault

8 years ago : Sakineh Ashtiani

Summer 2010 : international campaign for Ashtiani’s release ,woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran.

23 years ago : Oscar Temaru against nuclear tests in French Polynesia

Summer 1995 – Oscar Temaru : ‘ Our aim is to get our freedom from this colonial power and nuclear power. They are linked. ‘

7 years ago : a painting of Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin : painting by Michel Briat, September 2011

9 years ago : Silvio Berlusconi and Patrizia d’Addario

Summer 2009 : New audio tapes put Silvio Berlusconi sex allegations back in spotlight

Seven years ago : Ai Wei Wei released from detention

August 2011 – Wei Wei : ‘ I’m fine, I’m on bail, please understand ‘

9 years ago : How internet killed photojournalism – Gamma goes bankrupt

Summer 2008 : Gamma French photography agency disappears.

Among photographers who worked for Gamma :

Jean-Louis Atlan, Patrick Aventurier, Hélène Bamberger, Jean-Pierre Bonnotte, Giancarlo Botti, Eric Bouvet, Henri Bureau, Jack Burlot, David Burnett, Gilles Caron, Patrick Chapuis, Georges De Keerle, Françoise Demulder, Raymond Depardon, Marc Deville, Alexis Duclos, Michel Folco, Jean-Claude Francolon, Raphaël Gaillarde, Yves Gellie, Gianni Giansanti, Chip Hires, Barry Iverson, David Kennerly, Peter Knapp, Kaku Kurita, Jean-Claude Labbé, Jean-Pierre Laffont, Bertrand Laforêt, Jean-Jacques Lapeyronnie, Michel Laurent, François Lochon, Michel Maïofiss, Pascal Maitre, Yves Manciet, Olivier Martel, Georges Mérillon, Pierre Perrin, Jean-Pierre Rey, Sebastiao Salgado, Erik Sampers, Eric Sander, Christian Simonpietri, Laurent Sola, Gilbert Uzan, Laurent Van Der Stockt, Diana Walker.

7 years ago : there is a riot going on

August 2011 : England riots.

riots started in Tottenham, London on 6thAugust and spread throughout London and England.

18 years ago : Strauss-kahn and Jacqueline Franjou

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August 2000 : Jacqueline Franjou put under examination.

7 years ago / nervous financial markets

Summer 2011 : over-hyped events led to anxiety and sometimes negative reaction in the financial markets.

8 years ago : antibiotic resistant bacteria

August 2010 : World Health Organisation urges countries to take measures to combat antimicrobial resistance

18 years ago : the assassination of Jean Michel Rossi

August 2000 – Corsican nationalist who had renounced violence is shot dead.

7 years ago Bernard Tapie and Christine Lagarde.

Seven years ago / Christine Lagarde under investigation over role in payments to Bernard Tapie

7 years ago : Somalia’s famine reaches into Mogadishu

The UN first declared a famine in July 2011 in Somalia’s Southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle.

Somalia’s famine killed 260 000 people.

7 years ago – Wealthy people want to pay more taxes

August 2011 – wealthy people want to pay more taxes