Where to begin with Stevie Wonder by Marc Louis-Boyard for Slow Culture

WHERE TO BEGIN WITH… Stevie Wonder (best performances)

Stevie Wonder (born 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan) is everywhere in our culture, and is here to stay.  His performances too! Who could pretend they ever had a major life moment (or even several ones) in which Stevie’s music wasn’t present?

Let’s not insult your intelligence: this article is not the occasion to make you discover his music, but to broaden your horizons and enrich your relationship with its music and humanitythe live way.

Let’s get enchanted (once again, before next time).

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Janaki's Palace - Everything is Temporary interview Marc Louis-Boyard for Slow Culture

ITW #13 – Janaki’s Palace (Everything is Temporary, out now)

Chiara, Lorenzo, Carlo, Matteo and Lorenzo form Janaki’s Palace. They released their stellar EP “Everything is Temporary” last January, and you should absolutely listen to it. Remember the excitement we felt for Lunar Vacation? This very same excitement is back with Janaki’s Palace.

Lorenzo Lena (drums) gave us some of his time to talk about the EP, their story, their creative process and 63466 other interesting topics.

One thing is sure: every breath they take, every move they make, every bond they break every step they take, we’ll be watching them and you’ll hear about it here.

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This Week in Arts Vol4 - PUNK GRAPHICS exhibition at ADAM Museum of Design Brussels

THIS WEEK IN ARTS VOL.4: Punk Graphics exhibition at the ADAM Design Museum of Brussels

Want to hide from the current meteorological nonsense? In need of releasing (or getting back to) your Raw Power? Search no more: Punk Graphics is the exhibition you must visit at the ADAM Design Musuem of Brussels, located next to the famous Atomium.

This exhibition soothes the eternal “what is punk and what is not” debate by showcasing what epitomizes this era best. Let’s take a walk on the art side.

Note: a comprehensive review of our visit at the ADAM Design Museum of Brussels is available on the travel blog 3 raisons pour, so check it out!

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John Berger & Selçuk Demirel - What Time Is It - Book review by Slow Culture

BOOK REVIEW #6 – John Berger & Selçuk Demirel, What Time Is It? (Notting Hill Editions)

The story behind the production of What Time Is It? is essentially meta. What Time Is It? is the result of a continuous battle against time for the sake of literary production. For the sake of material too precious to be lost or put on hold.

John Berger (1928 – 2017) hardly needs any introduction. The award-winning author of the renowned About Looking and Ways of Seeing  would be immensely proud of this finished opus, magnified by Italian translator Maria Nadotti’s introduction.

Notting Hill Editions released this book two years after Berger’s passing. This publication is also proving once again Notting Hill Edition’s legendary sense of tradition in modernity, et vice versa. What Time Is It? is a highly valuable handbook, made for the pleasure of the senses and the joy of knowledge.

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Book Review of Annabel Banks' Exercises In Control by Marc Louis-Boyard for Slow Culture

BOOK REVIEW #5 – Annabel Banks, Exercises In Control (February 2020)

Annabel Banks finally releases her first (and anticipated) collection of stories entitled Exercises In Control (Influx Press), and we loved it. 

Beyond passive recognition, these stories are still resonating in our mind after three readings. You should follow this path, because this book mattered to us more than we could expect. Here are our thoughts on this dangerously delicious selection.

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