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The New Social Trend: the Meditation

26 October

We see, more and more, people who turn to meditation as a step to themselves, to more tranquility into a society that stirs everyone up. This article is the interview with Céline Chauchet, meditation, hypnose, therapies, sophrology.  What is meditation? Meditation is not relaxation, it is observing your thoughts and anxieties rather than running away from them. Meditation is a simple practice that requires attention inside our body and not outside, so if our mind is restless, it is important to welcome it without judging ourselves and refocus on the present moment by concentrating as much as necessary on our breathing and the feelings of the body. Are there different types of meditation? Yes! Mindfulness is a series of meditation, relaxation and sophrology exercises which aim to manage stress, anxiety and depression. Mindfulness is an invitation to focus on the present moment. Vipassana Meditation is considered to be the oldest technique of Buddhist meditation, Vipassana meditation involves in making everything around a subject of meditation. Zen meditation (zazen) - Zen comes from Japan, with a very "ritual" aspect very typical of the Japanese culture. Tibetan meditation is the pacification of the mind through concentration Sound meditation uses an instrument, music or just the voice (in the form of a sound or a

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Victor Hugo Collection at Christie's

Victor Hugo Collection at Christie's

29 February 2012

On the occasion of the 210th birthday of Victor Hugo, Christie' s has the honour to announce the sale of The Collection Hugo, who will take place on April 4th this year. Composed of an important group of about 500 pounds, ...

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Lomography La Sardina

Lomography La Sardina

21 February 2012

Lomography La Sardina - Sapphire Serpent to Lavantgardiste.com pour 59,00 € Be ready to sail with Saphire Serpent which is part of the new collection Sardina! This 35 mm camera is endowed with an unbelievable objective big angle with numerous functions.  Objective 89 degrees big angle to ...

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YellowKorner

YellowKorner

20 February 2012

  Alexander de Metz and Paul-Antoine Briat share the same ambition: democratize the art photography and making it accessible for everyone. YellowKorner displays and commercializes photographs of art in printing restricted mostly, numbered and accompanied with a certificate of authenticity. But still ...

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“Marilyn” opens at the Getty Images Gallery

“Marilyn” opens at the Getty Images Gallery

15 February 2012

  The Getty Images Gallery is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition, Marilyn, a collection of imagery and memorabilia to commemorate 50 years since the untimely death of Marilyn Monroe. Showcased in London for the first time, the exhibition will feature a ...

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Jay Z, P Diddy, T.I in unusual photoshoots

Jay Z, P Diddy, T.I in unusual photoshoots

25 January 2012

Rappers like Jay Z, P Diddy, T.I can be seen in unusual photos made by the celebrity photographer Martin Schoeller.  Martin Schoeller is a german photographer based in New York known as a great portrasiter of celebrities in unique scenes.  He photographed celebrities ...

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Photography exposition of Laurence Lot on dancer Carlotta Ikeda

Photography exposition of Laurence Lot on dancer Carlotta Ikeda

20 January 2012

Dorothy' s Gallery opens from January 27th of this year the exhibition of photographs of Laurencine Lot Carlotta Ikeda, of Butô in senseless dance The meeting between Laurencine Lot, photographer of the French theatre and Carlotta Ikeda, the only female dancer of the ...

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Sculptor in wax

Sculptor in wax

20 December 2011

  Based on a sketch received from the Design department or sometimes from a gemstone and a few indications, the sculptor - a jeweller by training - shapes an object in modelling clay and then fashions a wax prototype. This extremely malleable material serves to obtain ...

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Barrie Cooke art gallery

Barrie Cooke art gallery

9 December 2011

  The Irish Cultural Center introduces a series of writings chosen among the retrospective exhibition of Barrie Cooke organized in 2011 in Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. « One of the most amazing things is the fact that there are very few ...

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