While on a short documentation trip in the steps of Yvonne and her family (evoked a couple of weeks ago in Le fil rouge), I witnessed some of the festivities surrounding the 71st commemoration of D-day, mostly in Arromanches-les-Bains. Here are a couple of pictures I took, with a particular focus on the presence of […]
One of the pleasures I had walking in Montreal was to admire the lovely games the Northern sun liked to play on brick buildings, and the mysterious manmade mechanisms for which I had to find a purpose. Like what I chose to see as a memory tube in the second picture here, a spatiotemporal channel […]
Two old photographs of long-dead plants coming back to life in a new plant’s vase.
Signe de circulation détourné, image trafiquée au service du trafic intertemporel. Note: the archival image (representing a view on the Ile Saint-Louis) is a glass diapositive that I found in a flea market, bearing no mention of the author’s name.
… se donnent rendez-vous au Jardin des Tuileries. The bird charmer from 1930 still has secrets to teach…
This is part of a new project: a photographic time-blender mixing archival images and photographs I have taken. Being a historian, I didn’t step in this new direction without caution. Even though manipulating old photographs might seem disrespectful, I decided that it is all a matter of how the manipulation is being done and that, […]