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The Twin Bottles art presented in Monte-Carlo

25 March

The Twin Bottles: Message in a Bottle, two large steel sculptures with the heart of an environmentalist, were presented today. The project The Twin Bottles: Message in a Bottle - sponsored by Fondazione Gabriele e Anna Braglia - is a result of the encounter between the international sculptor Helidon Xhixha and the young Swiss photographer Giacomo "Jack" Braglia. United by the desire to launch an important message condemning the pollution of the seas due to the discarded plastic bottles, to give shape to their vision, the two artists decided to blend their artistic techniques - shaping steel and 3D photography - in designing a big environmental installation which produces, on a larger scale, two crushed bottles which float on the water's2surface and seem like a discarded waste; one modeled in stainless steel by the sculptor Helidon Xhixha and then mirror polished, the other draped with photographic images of plastic waste taken by the photographer Giacomo "Jack" Braglia. The Twin Bottles: Message in a Bottle, a site-specific environmental installation specially designed to remain in the water, but, at the same time, to tour due to its ability to adapt continuously to the environment in which it is hosted, in a reciprocal switch which

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History of La Croisette, Cannes

History of La Croisette, Cannes

27 September 2011

The glamour of La Croisette, the one of the most beautiful boulevards on Cote D’Azur, has quite a history of its own. Besides its natural beauty, it is wellknown for all the stars that walked on it. The birth of La Croisette: The birth of ...

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Traditional Nicoise salad

Traditional Nicoise salad

13 September 2011

Pour certains, la salade nicois n’est par grand chose, mais les Nicois sont fieres de tenir a leur recette originale traditionelle pendant autant des annees. En fait, c’est une recette traditionelle avec quelques ingredient specifiques . Les ingredients de la salade nicoise : La salade nicoise contiens des ingredients ...

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Traditional recipe La tourte de blette

Traditional recipe La tourte de blette

13 September 2011

La gastronomie locale offre un bon varietes des rares desserts. L’une des ingredients plus utilisees dans la gastronomie c’est la blette. Les feuilles de blette sont decoupees puis melanges a des œuf battus en omelette. Les ingredients de la tourte de blettes : La tourte de blettes contiens ...

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History of Marseille soap

History of Marseille soap

13 September 2011

It is famous around the world. It started at Mediterranean shores and spread all over. Its unique composition of 72% oil and special techniques creation has a long tradition. Yes, I write about Marseille soap. The history of an original soap recipe: Even from Antiquity, the ...

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The suspended gardens of Marqueyssac

The suspended gardens of Marqueyssac

31 August 2011

Dans le Dordogne Departement de France, a Vezac, il y a un beau chateau qui s’appelle Château de Marqueyssac. L’origine de château c’est de 17th siecl quand il était construit par Bertrand Vernet de Marqueyssac, concilier de Louis XIV. La premiere architecture de ses ...

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