William Eggleston Tuesday Museday Aurélie Lemaire Slow Culture

TUESDAY MUSEDAY – William Eggleston (photographer)

« Aurélie? That’s odd for a name. That’s cute. » These are Eggleston’s words, thrown at me with a mischievous look on the occasion of a Spring afternoon of 2006, the day of a press conference held in Dunkirk for his « Spirit of Dunkerque » exhibition. Truth is, there are thousands reasons to like this photographer and his remarkable work.

« Aurélie ? C’est un drôle de prénom. C’est joli. » C’est précisément ce que m’a lancé, l’air malicieux, William Eggleston lors de notre rencontre en 2006, par un bel après-midi de printemps. C’était à l’occasion de la conférence de presse pour son exposition « Spirit of Dunkerque » au LAAC (Lieu d’art et action contemporaine). S’il existe bel et bien mille raisons d’aimer ce fabuleux photographe et son remarquable travail, en voici trois.

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Portrait Aurélie Lemaire

WHY I WRITE VOL.12 – Aurélie Lemaire

Aurélie Lemaire started off as a cultural mediator in the arts industry. Since her childhood, she’s been maintaining a relationship with words that became crucial and more and more vivid as years went by. Words seems to be following her. Or… Would she be chasing them all around the world for her travel blog 3raisonspour

She currently lives happily in the Lille area (France) and works as a journalist.

Why I Write, by Aurélie Lemaire (find her previous apparition on Slow Culture here).

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10 SPACES AND PLACES WITH 3 RAISONS POUR

10 SPACES AND PLACES WITH 3 RAISONS POUR

Bamby Dubois is 3 raisons pour, but that’s not all. Bamby Dubois is not interested in glory, nor is she interested in showing off. She’s one of the few travel bloggers doing it for the right reasons. Never too high, never too low, she understood that cities, countries and continents are not to be consumed or idealized, but to be told. Far from fiction, her own reality is sincere and generous. See for yourself.

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