Martin Parr’s Ireland and England

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 28 November 2022 > What's On

Veteran British street photographer Martin Parr  is well known for capturing quirky images that make you wonder what is happening. There are lots on view at two exhibitions in Paris, at the Irish Cultural Centre and the Fondation Henri Bresson. Parr hails from Surrey in southern England but has been photographing Irish subjects for over … Continue reading “Martin Parr’s Ireland and England”

Your Students Have So Much Talent

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 04 February 2022 > Pedagogy

Thank you so much to all the dedicated teachers who sent in the stories their students wrote inspired by Vivian Maier’s photographs. We received thousands of stories and they are incredibly imaginative! And we’ve chosen our favourites for publication. We asked students to write an imaginative piece inspired by one of Maier’s photos, which are … Continue reading “Your Students Have So Much Talent”

Vivian Maier Winners A2

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 as A2 and those who chose the 100-word limit.  And the winners are, in no particular order: Iris from Mme Navarro’s class, Collège Jean Jaurès, Castanet-Tolosan; Romain S from Miss Vérot’s class, Collège Henri Scognamiglio, Morcenx; … Continue reading “Vivian Maier Winners A2”

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”

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”