Story

inspired by Paul Ricoeur’s “Temps et récit”
UN PARIS SOLIDAIRE

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”

― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

DECEMBER 31, 2020

chansons

“When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story’s voice makes everything its own.”

― John Berger, Keeping a Rendezvous

reconstructed feb 7, 2021

[la] solitude

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

à lille, november, 2020

melancholy

“The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.”

à lille, january, 2021

― Susan Sontag

JOSÉPHINE

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring.”

à lille, MARCH, 2021

― Oscar Wilde


new home./ france/ temporary (maybe) since sept. / 20.

bienvenue à lille

“Welsh traditionnel à la bière brune”

Ch’nord/ Hauts-de-France


vieille bourse

“And normally he doesn’t know it.”

matcha

( N. ) finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves, traditionally consumed in East Asia

avant 22h

Vieux Lille on a rainy day

chikoli

to my friend Nasira and her favourite leftover from her beloved grandma,

le père noël

Nov 23 -27. 2020

8.

Tourcoing, Jan, 2021

bienvenue

en France / à Lille / 59000 / 59160 / Lomme

1809

at Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, Place de la République

november

What do you think?

Le récit

(N., masculin) a narrative, can be a work of poetry or prose, or even song, theater, or dance,

épices

“The secret of happiness is variety, but the secret of variety, like the secret of all spices, is knowing when to use it,” Daniel Gilbert

rare

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again” 


him.

” … And if one is asked to represent one circle of light, one will tend to choose the brightest one of all.

Mediocrity is probably the most terrifying word in the English language, and its creation might have sparked a lifelong crisis of death and meaninglessness over generations.

In a less common world where identity is intricately portrayed as a pointless utility in someone’s everyday existence, one’s experience moves from one circle to the next in endless rounds. And in a world where there is no longer any boundary between obstacles, one’s sense of bravery becomes the norm and the exception.”

― the saigon vegan

centre-ville, black friday, 2020

Alright now/ sur les chemins de la bohême.

2020