Side Projects

Linguistica (articles on languages)
This blog is a humble attempt to build bridges between cultures and languages through sharing my discoveries on languages while hoping to spark “bouncy” thoughts. Curiosity drives me to write today to share my love...
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Analog Ctrl V (collages)
Artist’s statement Collages made out of paper, with no digital enhancements, an analog Ctrl V made with scissors and glue. Cut pictures out of magazines and books like one would chose tubes of paint or crayons....
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Miscellaneous
A few thoughts on the cultural industry, the media and the entertainement industry and its current (r)evolutions. I started writting these blog posts while studying at UBC, Vancouver, Canada. I wrote my master thesis on...
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Here to get in touch
One email address sideprojects.rcd@gmail.com to: get the newest posts, ask for the prices for collages,send article ideas,or just say hi!
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Why?

A unique website to gather all the projects I do on the side of my professional activities: I write and I create collages. Words and pictures. (They say a picture can be worth 1000 words, but I like both.)

The missing words

In the cinema dialect, we often talk about the “missing picture” to give credit to an artistic project aiming at showing on big screens minorities until then invisible or not visible enough. A lot of books thrive on bookstores’ shelves to unveal words that we would be missing. I tend …

Neither yes nor no

I used to think all languages had opted for a similar way to accept or decline, to confirm or deny. 2 little words, short to be as efficient as possible. yes – nooui – non sí – noja – neinда / da – нет / niet The first language to …

4 words for a space traveller

Each great space power crafted its own word to design a space traveler. It was a conscious choice, showing a geopolitical positioning. First the Americans send astronauts (1928), that is to say, star sailors. The USSR forges its own word in 1961, космонавт or cosmonauts, the universe sailor. The Europeans …