By Isabelle Francq, Sebastião Salgado
Le témoignage exclusif de Sebastião Salgado, l'un des plus grands photographes actuels, sur ses engagements en faveur d'une planète préservée.
Les photographies de Sebastião Salgado ont fait le travel du globe. Ses photographs en noir et blanc, ses photographs d'anonymes, notamment de travailleurs ou de réfugiés, et plus récemment son projet consacré aux endroits préservés de los angeles planète sont connus pour los angeles beauté de leurs lumières, leur strength et l. a. dignité des êtres qui s'y exprime.
Remontant le cours de ses reportages (" los angeles major de l'homme ", " Exodes ", " Genesis ") et de son histoire, du Brésil à Paris – où Lélia Wanick Salgado, son épouse, et lui ont fondé l'agence Amazonas photographs –, il nous confie son amour de l. a. photographie et nous promène à travers le monde qu'il ne cesse de sillonner, pour aller voir, comprendre et témoigner.
" Sebastião Salgado nous livre un portrait de notre monde qui parle de l. a. voix l. a. plus infrequent qui soit, cette voix qui nous dit des choses que nous ne voulons pas savoir, [...] mais qui, lorsqu'on nous les dit, s'imposent instantanément comme vraie. "
(préface au catalogue de l'exposition " Territoires et vies " à l. a. BNF)
Read or Download De ma terre à la Terre PDF
Best autobiography books
"I've struck it! " Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a chum. "And i'm going to provide it away--to you. you'll by no means know the way a lot entertainment you've gotten misplaced till you get to dictating your autobiography. " therefore, after dozens of fake starts off and 1000's of pages, Twain launched into his "Final (and correct) Plan" for telling the tale of his lifestyles.
Now with a brand new afterword: the heritage and technique of moviemaking often, and of Martin Scorsese's remarkable and sundry motion pictures specifically, throughout the phrases and wit of the grasp director.
With Richard Schickel because the canny and clever advisor, those conversations take us deep into Scorsese's lifestyles and paintings. He unearths which motion pictures are such a lot autobiographical, and what he was once attempting to discover and attain in different motion pictures. He explains his own sort and describes a few of the lucrative inventive and private relationships of his occupation, together with collaborations with Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Jack Nicholson, and Leonardo DiCaprio. a useful illumination and appreciation of 1 of our such a lot prominent movie administrators.
Tomie's relations begins construction their new condo at 26 Fairmount road in 1938, simply as a typhoon hits city, setting out a hectic, loopy 12 months. Tomie has many adventures all his personal, together with consuming chocolate together with his Nana Upstairs, simply to discover out—the demanding way—that they've got eaten chocolate laxative.
From on-line leisure multi-millionaire, actress, and "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day comes a humorous, quirky, and encouraging memoir approximately her strange upbringing, her upward push to Internet-stardom, and embracing her individuality to discover good fortune in Hollywood.
The net isn't all cat video clips. There's additionally Felicia Day—violinist, filmmaker, web entrepreneur, compulsive gamer, hoagie expert, and previous lonely homeschooled woman who overcame her remoted adolescence to develop into the ruler of a brand new global. .. or no less than semi-influential on the planet of web geeks and Goodreads e-book clubs.
After turning out to be up within the south the place she used to be "homeschooled for hippie reasons," Felicia moved to Hollywood to pursue her dream of turning into an actress and used to be instantly typecast as a loopy cat-lady secretary. yet Felicia's misadventures in Hollywood led her to supply her personal internet sequence, personal her personal construction corporation, and develop into an online star.
Felicia's short-ish lifestyles and her rags-to-riches upward thrust to web reputation introduced her occupation as some of the most influential creators in new media. Now, Felicia's unusual international is full of innovations on creativity, games, and a touch of light feminist activism—just like her memoir.
Hilarious and inspirational, You're by no means bizarre on the web (Almost) is facts that everybody should still embody what makes them varied and be courageous sufficient to proportion it with the realm, simply because whatever is feasible now—even for a electronic misfit.
Extra resources for De ma terre à la Terre
By the age of ﬁfteen he’d been thrown out of high school for punching the principal in the nose. For the next three years he lived off odd jobs, hopping rail cars to Chicago, then California, then back again, dabbling in moonshine, cards, and women. As he liked to tell it, he knew his way around Wichita, where both his and Toot’s families had moved by that time, and Toot doesn’t contradict him; certainly, Toot’s parents believed the stories that they’d heard about the young man and strongly disapproved of the budding courtship.
Their very image together would have been considered lurid and perverse, a handy retort to the handful of softheaded liberals who supported a civil rights agenda. Sure—but would you let your daughter marry one? The fact that my grandparents had answered yes to this question, no matter how grudgingly, remains an enduring puzzle to me. There was nothing in their background to predict such a response, no New England transcendentalists or wild-eyed socialists in their family tree. True, Kansas had fought on the Union side of the Civil War; Gramps liked to remind me that various strands of the family contained ardent abolitionists.
Gramps is probably too busy telling one of his jokes or arguing with Toot over how to cook the steaks to notice my mother reach out and squeeze the smooth, sinewy hand beside hers. Toot notices, but she’s polite enough to bite her lip and offer dessert; her instincts warn her against making a scene. When the evening is over, they’ll both remark on how intelligent the young man seems, so 18 D R E A M S F R O M M Y FAT H E R digniﬁed, with the measured gestures, the graceful draping of one leg over another—and how about that accent!