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Time and Space Displaced: Moyra Davey’s Fragmented Writing

Ida Skovmand speaks with New York-based artist Moyra Davey about Index Cards, her collection of essays where the city always seems close. Dotted with excerpts from travel diaries of great thinkers, this book takes us a trip through time and space where we are encouraged to get distracted, explore ideas and take notes in the margins.

Turning Spaces into Pieces of Music with Nicolas Godin

Sam Bonham speaks with Nicolas Godin—one half of French band Air—about the dance between visual and auditory, sound and space, as he writes the work of Le Corbusier into a single track.

Book Review / France

“We are made of all the places we’ve loved, or of all the places where we’ve changed.”

Lauren Elkin, Flâneuse

MIFF: Films That Take You Places

Lindsay gives you twelve transporting films from this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) program and a step inside the places they’ll take you.

‘Breathless’ (À Bout de Souffle): Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave Ode to Youth

Considered one of the films that kick-started the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague), Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Breathless’ is a rule-breaking tribute to youthfulness, recklessness and gangster movies. Max Hayward escorts us through this black and white 60s Parisian maze.

Six Signature Dishes from the World of Cinema

Max Hayward recalls films where the food plays a leading role. From Tampopo’s artful ramen noodles to Amélie’s freshly torched crème brûlée, these dishes are iconic due to both their cultural significance and their film cameos.

The Lost Generation; Cafés in Paris

While Paris continues to be a city where writing and drinking are often deemed inseparable, Lucianne Tonti shares the city’s cafés bestowing literary fame.