MORNING GLORY by SEYMOUR
A series of free projects designed to boost your creativity and inspire you to turn your passion into your profession.
080 BARCELONA FASHION
EDITION 8 : SPRING SUMMER 2012 HERE COME THE BOYS...
080 BARCELONA FASHION
EDITION 8 : SPRING SUMMER 2012 AND THE GIRLS WEREN'T FAR BEHIND...
LGVL is an artistic collaboration of Lydia Garnett and Vic Lentaigne, two emerging female photographers who will be showcasing their works on youth culture and documentary fashion in London on 19 May 2011.
Elliot Atkinson: Designer
A long way from his sun-worshiping, FTV riddled, hillbilly roots 27-year-old designer Elliot Atkinson has enjoyed a successful 2011 so far and the future's looking very bright indeed!
Les Flâneurs return with all new content COMING SOON.
080 BARCELONA FASHION
Haute Couture shows came to an definite end last week in Paris but Barcelona was eagerly preparing for their 7th Edition of 080 Barcelona Fashion, showing collections for Autumn Winter 2011.
Favourite Five*… Modern Classics of Swedish Pop to Hear at Glastonbury This Summer
Swedish pop comes to Somerset.
James Franco’s To Do List
The actor/artist/writer/student/filmmaker/musician/poet/ oscar host does loads of stuff. What about you lazy bones?
Some Things From 2010
The Les Flâneurs Awards of the year.
MENSWEAR AW11 PARIS
It was time again for the Autumn Winter collections and kicking things off with Menswear, here are our favourite looks from some of the shows we attended this season in Paris.
ESCAPISM – IRIS VAN HERPEN SS11
Iris Van Herpen, a young designer originally from the Netherlands, recently showed her eagerly anticipated SS11 Haute Couture Collection in Paris.
Student Protests Photo Essay
On Thursday 9th December, the commons will vote on raising tuition fees for students in England. Will the student protests against this proposal have any effect?
Cultpops December I: BBC Sound of 2011 Special
Best of BBC Sound 2011.
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Much more than just The Greatest Christmas Film Ever.
Favourite Five… Indie Surf tracks
With the current wave (ahem) of 60's surf inspired indie bands coming out of the US and now the UK seemingly never ending, it appears to be the hipster guitar sound du jour.
Cultpops November II
More top stuff for now.
Any Human Heart
William Boyd adapts his own novel (and my favourite) for the small screen.
The Magic Pop Hotel
Teetering between pop and trip-hop, French singer, Carolyn Evan, and composer Jean-Baptiste Ayoub play with all kinds of grains against electronic froth in their recently released, self-titled album which reads as "melodies inviting you to fly away".
Halfslant at CHIC Art Fair: Interactive Projects
Just over one week ago Halfslant closed the Commercial Center Sans Commerce at CHIC Art Fair. A blog of photos and descriptions to show you some of the more interactive aspects of the show.
Misfits v The Inbetweeners v Skins
The characters of Misfits, The Inbetweeners and Skins are all at a house party. But who will in a teenage-off?
We Can Live Our Misbehavior
Between the long absences and disparate article publications you may have asked yourself, where have Les Flâneurs gone?
Hegemony or Swedish Vampire Movies: The Arrogance and Imperialism of the Hollywood Remake
A vitriolic, utterly humourless essay on what is wrong with Hollywood remaking foreign-language films.
Some of Fall's finest.
CultPops August I
Some enjoyable current works from the world of music.
Favourite Five…Breakage Remixes
The most melodic, emotive and soulful sub-bass player around. Here’s 5 of his best vocal re-edits... each one puts the original song to shame.
CultPops August II
Choice cuts of current culture.
King of Nerds: The Geek Genius of Michael Cera
Who, you may incredulously be asking yourself if for some unlikely reason you have completely bypassed the title of this post, could this technologically literate, social misfit of an Adonis be?
Mercury Music Prize 2010
The important thing is that whoever is nominated for the award, and whatever the judges are looking for, the Mercury Prize should be applauded for celebrating the art of the album in the age of the iPod shuffle.
Review: Gainsbourg (vie heroïque)
To think that this film simply details the most well known events the career of Serge Gainsbourg would be wrong. Very wrong.
Meet CHEZ JACK
Les Flâneurs met up with the founders of this art collective based on a chimerical, unconventional world that is Jack's. Come discover the universe of Chez Jack, at its moment of exposure Friday June 4th, 2010 at the Centre Culturel Auguste Dobel.
KIKI IN THE METRO: Portrait #2
There are all manner of people pandering for money on the trains. If you live in a place long enough, you know the recurring characters.
World Press Photo Exhibition
The foreign reporting that trickles into our lives often seems unfathomable for a cosmopolitan Western dweller to conceive of. War, savagery in the streets, fear of your neighbor, abject hunger---this exhibit brings the faraway chaos up close and personal...
Let’s Get Lost
Despite it’s ancient roots and monotonous beauty, Paris is still a city that nods to a world of things to be experienced in passing...
French Delicacies in the East of Paris
As every well-heeled Parisian will tell you, there are gems to be found in each arrondissement...the 12th is no exception.
Tao, Another Way of Being
Though many in the West may have a bare understanding of Taoism and its obtuse precepts, most are unaware of the rich visual history involved with what is often misunderstood as an esoteric demi-religion.
KIKI IN THE METRO: Portrait #1
The Metro, like the street, is one of the best places to experience the population, if through nothing more than it’s daily rationing of momentary encounters, epic or ordinary.
“70 Million” by Hold Your Horses
An entertaining and cheeky music video for “70 Million”, hit song by Franco-American band, Hold Your Horses! offers a wink at art history as band members playfully reconstruct famous paintings in an off the wall lyrical interpretation all their own.
The Sixties Revival Playlist – Side A
Versions of doo-wop and sing-along vocals in sophisticated arrangements make for a perfect Spring time playlist as we anticipate basking on seasides and playing ukulele's on balconies.
GUESTS LIST: Some favorites from ArtParis+Guests
A round-up article as stated above.
Sweat Shop: An Interview with Café Couture Owner Sissi Holleis
Merging do-it-yourself purpose with communal creativity, Sweat Shop is a recently-opened venue intent on helping you realize your crafty endeavors.
Salon du Dessin Contemporain 2010 at the Carrousel du Louvre
The Salon du Dessin Contemporain proves again that it is an outstanding showcase for presenting the ouvre of works on paper.
Hot Chip at O2 Academy Leeds 16/02/10
Like cricket, Hot Chip are a thing of wonderfully British eccentricity. Unlike cricket, Hot Chip positively embrace trying new ideas and are exciting.
NOWA SODA at Solvay
The international art group Halfslant has recently released this video celebrating their upcoming Nowa Soda: Solvay Transformed project in Krakow, Poland and to send out a call for donations.
Les enfants s’ennuient le dimanche
Oliver Peoples' new video campaign featuring Elijah Wood and Shirley Manson, directed by Autumn de Wilde, edited by Miky Wolf.
Alice au Printemps des Merveilles
Modern day interpretations of Alice and a Salon de Thé Éphémère are now on display at the Printemps Haussmann in anticipation of Tim Burton's upcoming film.
Shouts Out To San Francisco
Video clips from indie rock bands the Morning Benders, Girls, and Sugar & Gold.
Catcher In The Rye: The Movie!!!
With the sad passing of J.D. Salinger a couple of weeks ago, the Hollywood hounds are barking at the door of the, until now, firmly locked safe containing the film rights to his most celebrated novel.
A Man’s Guide to Designer Boots Based on Comic Book Superheroes and Vigilantes
Exactly as stated above. See what Batman and Spider-Man are wearing on their feet.
Give Yourself Up To The Allure Of The Catcher In The Rye
In memory of J.D. Salinger, we've matched highlights of Paris Fashion Week's F/W men's shows with some of the author's most memorable quotes.
La danse de Mia
Mia Doi Todd has recently released her new video for "Open Your Heart" directed by Michel Gondry, whose visuals are to be compared with Matisse's Danse de Chtchoukine.
Science Answers That Age-Old Question: Which La Roux Remix Most Improves On The Original Track?
Have you ever wondered which remix is scientifically proven to be the best in terms of how much better it is compared to the original source material?
“The Blood Next Door” Is Coming…
Artists Nazheli Perrot and Anthony Peskine of the Galerie Catherine & André Hug present an introduction to their upcoming exhibition "The Blood Next Door".
Paris Fashion Week 2010/11 Playlist
Videos and a list of the music played at the men's Prêt-à-Porter and women's Haute Couture shows.
Day Trippin’ at Musée Igor Balut
A unique and imaginative world that makes sense of collected, salvaged objects.
Why 2009 Was The Year That Made and Killed Dubstep
Dubstep showed itself to be more than just another dance sub-culture but a truly important, widespread youth movement.
Your Motion Says, Stop
As folk revival thrives on, so does stop-motion animation. For the occasion we've put together a short list of both recent and "old" music videos using the frame-by-frame technique.
The FRANPRIX Playlist
You may not know it, but this is what you're listening to while buying your dinner.
If I were in a Film Noir
The time was 11:43 pm and I had just woken in my apartment in a pool of sweat.
Sequins at Paris Fashion Week
A photo essay on Paris' Spring-Summer 2010 Collections
Believe It: American Media Could Learn a Thing or Two from the French (…or at least Robert Delpire)
The famed editor's work is currently on display at the Musée Européenne de la Photographie.
A film short by V.M.L.
Why The xx Is The Best Debut Album of 2009
Out for a few months now and one of the most hyped albums of the year...
Ramona Falls, The Only Prescription To Your Fever
New video : "I Say Fever" from the band's debut album Intuit.