Vivian Maier Winners Collège B1

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

We received thousands of fabulous entries to our Vivian Maier creative writing contest. Here are our favourite collège texts  entered as B1.  And the winners are, in no particular order: Camille, Antonio and Raphaëlle from Ms Le Gendre’s class, Collège Barbey d’Aurevilly, Rouen; Aurore, Bradley and Calvyn, Mrs Guillet’s class, Lycée Français Charlemagne, Pointe-Noire, Congo; … Continue reading “Vivian Maier Winners Collège B1”

Vivian Maier Winners Seconde

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

We received thousands of fabulous entries to our Vivian Maier creative writing contest. Here are our favourite texts from 2nde students.  And the winners are, in no particular order: Théophile from Mrs Malecki’s class, Lycée Jean-Baptiste Corot, Douai; Sidney from Ms Michaud’s class, Lycée Les Bourdonnières, Nantes; Noémie, Mila and Romane Finkler from Mr Adiouani’s … Continue reading “Vivian Maier Winners Seconde”

Vivian Maier Winners Première

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

We received thousands of fabulous entries to our Vivian Maier creative writing contest. Here are our favourite texts entered from première classes. (You’ll also find some LLCER and Euro classes in the C1 winners.) And the winners are, in no particular order: Chamsia and Luca from Mme Cassier’s class, Lycée E. Jamot, Aubusson Pauline from … Continue reading “Vivian Maier Winners Première”

Vivian Maier Winners Terminale

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

We received thousands of fabulous entries to our Vivian Maier creative writing contest. Here are our favourite texts entered from terminale classes. (You’ll also find some LLCER and Euro classes in the C1 winners.) And the winners are, in no particular order: Bryan from Mme Robert’s class, Lycée Lucie Aubrac, Pantin Ilona from Ms Mintrot’s … Continue reading “Vivian Maier Winners Terminale”

Vivian Maier Winners C1

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

We received thousands of fabulous entries to our Vivian Maier creative writing contest. Here are our favourite texts entered from LLCER and Euro lycée classes. And the winners are, in no particular order: Lila and Alban from Mr Thuillier’s class, Lycée Anguier, Eu Kia Lukeni from Mrs Tranawski-Daum’s class, Lycée Rodin, Paris Alex, Saïd, Mathias … Continue reading “Vivian Maier Winners C1”

Vivian Maier in Brittany

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > What's On

Vivian Maier has proved incredibly popular with teachers and students alike in our creative writing competion. Now those of you in Brittany have an opportunity to get close up and personal with her work with a double exhibition at the Museums of Quimper and Pont Aven. The Quimper exhibition focuses on Maier’s street photography in … Continue reading “Vivian Maier in Brittany”

Photographing the Modern

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 03 November 2021 > What's On

The interwar period was a highly creative time for the relatively young art of photography. An exhibition at the Jeu de Paume in Paris features an extraordinary collection of photographs from New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Some 230 photographs from the Thomas Walther collection, acquired over the last 20 years, give an overview of … Continue reading “Photographing the Modern”

Creative Writing Competition: Vivian Maier’s Photography

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 30 September 2021 > Pedagogy

Vivian Maier’s extraordinary photos of New York and Chicago streets, portraits and self-portraits, were discovered by chance in 2007. A selection is currently on show at the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris and we’d like to challenge your pupils to write stories inspired by the images. This competition is now closed. Thank you so much … Continue reading “Creative Writing Competition: Vivian Maier’s Photography”

Vivian Maier: Portraits of America and Self

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 23 September 2021 > What's On

Vivian Maier is now considered a major American photographer but she never published her work and died in obscurity, not knowing the interest her work would provoke. Maier was born in New York City in 1926. She spent her childhood and early twenties between the States and France, her mother’s home country. She returned to … Continue reading “Vivian Maier: Portraits of America and Self”