Toujours adoré cette robe... On dirait qu'elle est déchirée, à peine, abîmée. Et pourtant, quelle merveille : soie, dentelle noire, corset, laçage & transparence. Préférer ce qui est abîmé, surtout quand c'est voulu, et sincère. Une robe déchirante, une...
When it's Time To Keep Quiet •
Lasting Beauty. Striking Beauty. Fragments of eternity. Frozen time. "Ice queen" collection, Alexander McQueen, March 2011. • •
Venice. Venezia. It's been a while. And then, a theatre. A man. A rendez-vous. Michael Nyman at La Fenice. Like if I needed a reason to go back to Venice. One month ago, and I am not sure I really came back. Life in Venice... •
Teodor Currentzis. And then, one week later, Simone Kermes. Both gathered in music, and therefore, in life. ... We surely spent long hours together... Last time we were in Baden-Baden. Dido & Aeneas. May 2010. I was wearing that dress. ... Unfinished...
At the end... : "Fall River Legend" : They die... "Mademoiselle Julie" : She dies... Capturing the life and death, no less. In between : love, hate, madness. Humanity at all depths. Cruel time. With Laetitia Pujol (Her/ Fall River Legend) & Pierre-Arthur...
About being hungry. I heard dancers say these words, often : "I am hungry". A feroce appetite for work, excellence and new challenges. Appetite for dancing, acting, and stage. And here I was, back to the Opera de Paris, with a fierce appetite. Women's...
I'm so sorry that summer has gone. • Ann Ray 2013
Arles in black, 2013. Almost... Room N° 10. Rediscover : Guy Bourdin, Sergio Larrain, Alfredo Jaar, Hôtel Nord-Pinus, Van Gogh, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Wolgang Tillmans, Michel Vanden Eeckhoudt, & Gilbert Garcin in surrealist dreams. • Ann Ray 2013.
You never know... What's hiding behind the curtain. If today is the good day to tear the curtain.
Hey ! We're talking about La Sylphide here. Meaning : " A classical masterpiece, La Sylphide (pronounced Lah-seel-feed ) is a romantic story about the insatiable human desire to find true love. When a forest fairy uses her magical gifts to attract a young...
Vagabonds. • Ann Ray 2013
Beauty is not charming, well, it can be… Beauty is overwhelming. Beauty speaks to your mind and body and soul. You make the experience of beauty, and you are different. Before, and after, you’re not the same. Something happened. Ann Ray 2013
New conversations took place, anywhere, anytime. No words were pronounced. It was clear though, full of light. I remember a story with streetlights and a lamplighter. I wonder where the Little Prince has gone ?! • • • Ann Ray 2013
White. Peace. Childhood. Even the nights were full of light. It just happened. • • Ann Ray 2013
It's about time ... 2012 has been a busy year, the year of publication of this unique book : "Love Looks Not With The Eyes" / 13 years with Lee Alexander McQueen, by Anne Deniau. The book has been published in the US and the UK in September 2012, and...
It's impossible to really guess what can happen between times. I guess... So, in between times... • •
A designer : Christian Lacroix. Making costumes for the ballet "La Source" at the Opera de Paris. A photographer, capturing the moments. 9 months. The right time for a birth. Couture. Not for the very first time. A book. 99 photographs © Anne Deniau,...
A unique combination of images and words, serendipity & inspiration, racing minds and burning hearts. Nothing is lost for ever. Except the time. • Jérémie Belingard Benjamin Pech Nicolas Le Riche Claire-Marie Osta Manuel Legris Jérémie Belingard •
LOVE LOOKS NOT WITH THE EYES Ed. Abrams, New-York Autumn 2012. •
Pal Angelskar. Actually, you should write his name like this : Pål Angelskår It's not - well, not only - because there is an angel in his name. I followed him. Because Pal is an über-talented songwriter and composer. And a great singer ; great voice,...
"L'Histoire de Manon" has been performed at the Opera de Paris in April & May 2012. A ballet, for sure, performed by dancers. A performance too. Performed by actors. At then end of the day, everybody has to play his role. This is what you may expect,...
"If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story." Orson Welles. • •
It's always tempting to stop this thing that I may call anything you wish but certainly not a blog. I've been looking for another word. "Carnet de bord", says Wikipedia in French, I just checked. I like it. I liked it. Notebook. I have written this somewhere...
Taken this picture a few years ago. Painted it a few months ago. One day at a time. •