The Chibi entered the Sama Zone yesterday in Paris
A quick post to thank everyone who came to see my exhibition on Friday. It is always exciting to show my work and share it with open minded and curious people. As some of you have noticed, I am not very comfortable with camera and interviews about myself, but I was keen to answer to all the questions you had about the World of Sama and my work. And some of ... More
The Sama Zone is under heavy construction!
The Sama Zone’s got to be ready for Friday and it will, despite the fact the place looks more like a battlefield than a cozy apartment… I have a free hand about what I want to do and I’m taking full advantage of the emptiness of the place (no furniture, nothing in there!) to show my works on both design and clothes. Some of you have been ... More
Dianne Reeves: Good vibes, and Good work
Working hard on my next exhibition (a few more days left before the big night), I needed to take a break and listen to good music, the kind that really brings your spirit somewhere else during busy days. So two days ago, while I was looking at this huge pile of CDs I have, to find something ‘new’ (actually I mean something ‘else’, ... More
Charley Harper: wildlife like you’ll never see it again
The purpose of this blog is to share with you, dearly readers, what (or who) inspires me, and Charley Harper‘s two-dimensional style illustrations definitely do. During a house moving, while rummaging through some ‘bric-a-brac’ stuff, I found an old magazine I kept only because an illustration of Charley Harper. It was a ladybug and ... More
Fafinettes: Jeanette and Claude, but still no Irina…
A quick post about my new toys. I just received (better late than never…) 2 new vinyl Fafinettes, Jeanette and Claude. They are nearly 8 inches tall (19 cm approximately) and the figures are exact creations from graffiti artist Fafi‘s sketches. The toys have been produced by adFunture Workshop, in a limited edition of 2000 pieces. I already have ... More
The Big Bang Theory: Am I really that kind of Nerd?!
The Big Bang Theory pilot has been available for months on Youtube and it premiered on September 24, 2007 on CBS. About the show (from CBS website) : ‘Meet two brainiacs with a lot to learn. Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) can tell their quarks from their quantum physics, but have no clue how women add up. Leave it to their pretty ... More
Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi and a thousand monks. Again.
Recent events in Burma pushed the country onto the front pages on the media. Thousands of peaceful monks protesting since mid-August after the government hiked fuel prices, a 62 years-old lady being under house arrest for more than 10 years because she won the free elections 17 years ago, and a strong military junta who doesn’t want to step down. This ... More
From sgraffiti to graffiti, from Cauchie to Seen
I was first impressed by graffiti, then by sgraffiti. A pun that sums up my first approach with decorative Art. Graffiti Art is now worldwide known but it’s in the mid-1980s I had my first graffiti experience. I remember French artists like Lokiss or Bando, it was a great era even if graffiti were then only regarded like vandalism; at the same time, ... More
Dean Martin will be forever cool
Last time I talked music was in my post about Hugh ‘Peanuts’ Whalum. In this post I mentioned some of the singers I enjoy the most listening to and the very cool Dean Martin was one of them. First time I heard Martin’s sublime voice was on a CD, singing with Rat Pack friends Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. Two decades after I listened ... More
World Of Sama Exhibition + Website redesign
I’ve been quite busy lately working on my next exhibition and the redesign of the World of Sama Website. I already mentioned this exhibition in one of my post and I’ve got some news about it. It will take place ‘this winter’ in Paris. Like my first Sama Exhibition (in an abandoned house in countryside), this one will be private and ... More