Monday, December 19, 2011

Alice fuyait son bonheur - vacances

Alice est en vacances jusqu'à la rentrée!

Bonne fêtes de fin d'année à tous!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

La foire d'Impruneta - Impruneta's fair

Here is the film from "It's all in the details" (one of my old blog entries):

La foire d'Impruneta / The fair of Impruneta on YouTube 

Jacques Callot was a master-etcher from early 17th century, who made this great piece about the fair of Impruneta. The level of detail is amazing, for Jacques was truly a genius for etching, he invented new techniques. He also had set ideas against war and its atrocities, which we should appreciate and pay hommage to in my opinion.

The short vid attempts to put in parallel the etching and one painting made from it, illustrated by late renaissance/early baroque music. I felt in a kind of monthy-pythonesque mood when editing it, so enjoy!

Wikipedia: Jacque Callot (français)
Wikipedia: Jacques Callot (english)
Music page: