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Paris still alive and kicking: Fluctuat nec mergitur

The Latin phrase FLUCTUAT NEC MERGITUR meaning: IT IS TOSSED BY THE WAVES, BUT DOES NOT SINK, is the ancient motto placed on the city coat of arms of Paris. Continue reading

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Rimbaud on a Parisian wall

Since 2012, you can read Arthur Rimbaud’s famous poem Le Bateau Ivre (The Drunken Boat) on a Parisian wall.

After six years of preparation, consultation, campaigning and fundraising, Dutch foundation TEGEN-BEELD from Leiden Continue reading

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Street art in 1000 tile mosaics

He calls himself ‘Invader’. Inspired by the first-generation game called ‘Space Invaders’, this French artist ‘invaded’ Paris with his pixel art of alien creatures Continue reading

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