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Paris celebrates its birthday in ’’Lumière!’’ with the new exhibition&showcase

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A show celebrating the 120th anniversary of a notable film screening, at the Grand Palais.CreditPascal Amoyal/Institut Lumière

27 March 2015 to 14 June 2015
Opening:Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m, from Wednesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m
Closed on Tuesdays.
Closed 1st May

On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the invention of the cinematograph, the Institut Lumière has organised an unprecedented exhibition dedicated to the flagship inventions of the Lyon-based pioneers of cinema, Louis and Auguste Lumière. Their story ties in closely with Paris, where they organised their first paid public screening in the Grand Caf&e’'s Salon Indien hall on 28 December, 1895. The Lumière brothers went on to screen their first large-format 75mm films at the Universal Exhibition of 1900, not far from the Grand Palais...

Their rich, creative and ground-breaking work was inspired by their fascination for still or moving pictures.

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Pop-Up Magazine is a special live show that opens to all forms of participation

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Pop-Up Magazine is a love letter to true, reported stories in all the forms they might take. Writers, radio producers, photographers, filmmakers, and illustrators perform new stories live on stage, often accompanied by live music. April 17th, 18th, and 19th, POP-UP'll be at Davies Symphony Hall ...

MoMA’s New Exhibition-Latin America in Construction:Architecture 1955-1980

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Miguel Rodrigo Mazur&e’’s 1969 design for a hotel at Machu Picchu in Peru. CreditArchivo Miguel RodrigoNYT writer Robin Pogrebin writes about the new exhibition opened in MoMA examining the collective understanding of Latin American Architecture and he explains it: Preparing for the Museum of ...

Chatter:Architecture Talks Back

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Saturday, April 11, 2015–Sunday, July 12, 2015Galleries 283–285 Architecture is a perpetual conversation between the present and the past, knowing full well that the future is listening. So what happens when this dialogue is influenced by contemporary modes of communication such as texti ...

Royal Academy of Arts present a new architecture exhibition:The Future of Housing

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Scotswood, 2008 by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects.Photo © Sarah Wigglesworth Architects.Free exhibition, until 17 May 2015Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House Royal Academy of Arts invite you to participate a new exhibition which will continue until 17 May 2015 titled ''The Future Of ...

Academic says:’’Give Hong Kong’s new towns character’’

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Proposals from HKU students envisage integrating existing farms into the new towns. Photo: HKU Landscape Design StudioIt's not too late to give new town developments in New Territories more character - and involve locals in the planning, HKU professor saysA landscape architecture academic has de ...

Contemporary Photography’s Capitalist Realism

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Tor Seidel, “25°11‘38“N 55°16‘41“E: The Burj” (2014) image via HyperallergicIn Caspar David Friedrich‘s “Frau vor untergehender Sonne” (“Woman before the Setting Sun”), a young woman is depicted facing the setting sun, which t ...

Academic says:’’Give Hong Kong’s new towns character’’

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Proposals from HKU students envisage integrating existing farms into the new towns. Photo: HKU Landscape Design StudioIt's not too late to give new town developments in New Territories more character - and involve locals in the planning, HKU professor saysA landscape architecture academic has de ...

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