ACUMEN PRESENTS : California by Vanessa Bosio

What image to show that hasn’t already been seen? It’s hard to choose what will illustrate California. When you’re there, inspiration is totally uncontrollable. You know everything… by sight. Everything is photogenic. It’s all cliché. Hyper-vast. The space, the luxury of deserts. The density of cities. The architecture.  It’s like in my dreams. I see […]

LOST LINDENBERG THE NEW ADDRESS FOR SURF ENTHUSIASTS

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LINDENBERG, a young hotel group based in Frankfurt, is making a foray into Bali, with a new address for surf enthusiasts, far from the hustle and bustle of tourism. Pekutatan. Bali.  After strolling along a coastline dotted with palm trees and raging waves, visitors head up a quiet road lined with temples and frangipani trees. […]

CAP KAROSO, ISLAND IMMERSION

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Just an hour’s flight east of Bali, Sumba hides a treasure trove… A French couple, who have fallen under the magnetic spell of this island at the end of the world, have just opened Cap Karoso, a chic and cosy hideaway with 47 rooms and 20 luxury villas on a vast estate between deserted beaches, […]

KAPPA SENSES UBUD AN INVITATION TO MEDITATION 

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Nestled in the heart of the indigenous jungle of Ubud, Bali, Kappa Senses appears as a breathtaking haven, spread over two hectares of vibrant, pulsating vegetation. Thanks to the terrace that makes up the seventy-six majestic suites and villas, the resort offers guests total immersion in the surrounding nature, promising a unique experience. A harmonious […]

INNIT LOMBOK, CONTEMPORARY OASIS

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Lombok is a small, isolated island to the east of Bali, and Ekas Bay is a well-kept secret, accessed by private boat. It’s here that this mini-hotel of seven concrete, glass, stone and wood villas, inspired by traditional houses (lumbung) and set on stilts, was born, right on the edge of the immaculate beach, with […]

BALI, THE ISLAND OF SMILES

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As Indonesia’s last bastion of Hinduism, Bali welcomes visitors with serenity to its little paradise of picture-postcard landscapes and preserved traditions. This trip will leave you with an impression of gentleness, refinement and the art of living, thanks to the kindness of its inhabitants who are quick to share. Despite the tourist success of the […]

GREGORY CREWDSON EVENINGSIDE

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Swapping colour for black and white, Gregory Crewdson plunges us into the depths of disillusioned America with a new series that’s more crepuscular than ever. Entitled “Eveningside”, this latest instalment in a trilogy developed since 2012 is presented at Galerie Templon in Paris, after having been shown at the Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles this […]

KATRIEN DE BLAUWER THE MYSTERY OF TRUNCATED BODIES 

A “photographer without a camera”, Katrien de Blauwer uses old magazines dating from the 1960s to compose enigmatic and sensual photomontages.  Playing with the fragmentation and obliteration of the images she collects, which she doesn’t hesitate to truncate and scar with coloured pencils, she fashions snatches of narratives in which the eye likes to wander […]

YZA VOKU, THE ART OF IN-BETWEEN IMAGES

The Spanish photographer and art director Yza Voku probes the transitions of the image, questioning conventional boundaries for new perspectives. Under the pseudonym YZA Voku, this Seville-born, Madrid-based artist develops his projects between photography, digital art, design and video. For him, everything becomes a perfect visual playground for creation, research, experimentation and the intersection of […]

LORE STESSEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND PHOTOGRAPHY 

Combining the tools of photography with the gesture of painting, the work of this Belgian artist is both seductive and disconcerting. A wonderful discovery for the Galerie des Filles du Calvaire, which is devoting its first solo show to her in France with a magnificent series of photographs on canvas, the result of an encounter […]