Warren Saré revives the memory of veterans in a book

Warren Saré has veterans, like Pale Dramanne, pose in military uniform.
Warren Saré has veterans, like Pale Dramanne, pose in military uniform. © Warren Saré

It is a salutary and moving work of memory. The Burkinabè photographer Warren Saré publishes “Veterans”, a book which is the fruit of many years of work with African soldiers engaged in the French army, in colonial times, to fight in Algeria, Indochina or elsewhere. other theaters of war. For Warren Saré, a self-taught photographer who started out as a seller in his village market, it is the work of a lifetime.


An explosive journey in orbit between myths and legends against a backdrop of afro-funk

Dogons and aliens, here is the surprising idea of ​​a musical encounter of the third type, imagined by Supergombo. The emblematic Lyon collective takes us on a spatial sound epic with Sigi Tolo. A name that the Dogon people of Mali gave to Sirius B, the brightest star in the sky after the Sun that they would have seen before anyone else. .

“Toxic Tropics”: the chlordecone scandal told in comics

What could be better than comics to popularize complex subjects and reach a large audience? This has just been demonstrated by the author Jessica Oublié, who publishes “Toxic Tropics” with Les Escales Steinkis. “Toxic Tropics” is a colorful 250-page graphic narrative that recreates a two-year investigation into the heart of the Chlordecone scandal, a pesticide used for decades in the West Indies in banana plantations and which today continues to poison water, the fauna and the flora. .

“Mortelle Adèle and the galaxy of bizarre”: the comic book phenomenon of Mr Tan

Cover of the comic “Mortelle Adèle et la galaxie des bizarres” by Mr Tan. Dian Le Feyer, at Bayard Jeunesse. Screenshot / mortelleadele.com

She is one of the favorite cartoon heroines of children aged 7 to 12. In eight years, Mortelle Adèle has conquered a mixed readership, even breaking sales records during confinement. This unruly little red-haired girl has already been the subject of 17 volumes of comics and novels as well. The new album Mortelle Adèle et la galaxie des bizarres, illustrated by Diane de Feyer, has just been released by Bayard Jeunesse. Decryption of a phenomenon.


The Moms of Congo and Rrobin celebrate the “matrimonial”

The Moms of Congo sing traditional tunes of the Kongo people in the Lari language.
The Moms of Congo sing traditional tunes of the Kongo people in the Lari language. Kinzenguele

Electro version lullabies… The idea may seem surprising, but it is indeed the project of “Mothers of Congo and Rrobin”, a record which will be released on November 13th. An album born from the meeting between a French producer and beatmaker, Rrobin, and a group of singers and musicians from Brazzaville, Les Mamans du Congo, armed with instruments made from recycled objects.


“The Arab of the Future, Volume 5” by Riad Sattouf

Cover of the comic strip “L’Arab du futur 5” by Riad Sattouf published by Allary-editions. Screenshot / allary-editions.fr

As soon as it was released, the album ranked at the top of sales. In the previous volume of The Arab of the Future, his drawn autobiography, Riad Sattouf revealed to us the drama that had shaken his Franco-Syrian family. In this new volume, volume 5, he tells us about his adolescence in France.


The album “Days of glory”, for the Republic and education

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It is an album which took 6 years to see the light of day, and which takes on a particular profile in France where it is released today … “Days of Glory” is the project of a young suburban music teacher Parisian, passionate about History, and lover of the French Republic. It brings together 19 major texts, since 1789.

Letters, speeches, set to music and read by famous artists, from Reda Kateb to Louis Chedid via Camelia Jordana or Oxmo Puccino, which takes up the Letter to the Teachers of Jean Jaurès … This famous letter which resonated in the schools of France this week in tribute to Samuel Paty.


“Once upon a dream” exhibition in Italy, tribune to Egyptian artist Youssef Nabil

Direction Venice where as in all of Italy, the museums remain open with of course the sanitary measures that have become usual in this pandemic, mainly the wearing of masks for visitors. At the Pinault Foundation, at the Palazzo Grassi, a large exhibition is dedicated to the Egyptian artist Youssef Nabil. Entitled “Once upon a dream”, a title that makes you dream … Muriel Maalouf visited it. .