Talking With Strangers

For our final project Peter, Crystal, Elena and I were inspired by conversation. We each chose different mediums to interpret the theme and create a unique yet cohesive exhibit. My element of the project was to pull the viewer into the conversation. At the Salon de The, we observed conversation from afar, but I wanted…

Le Musée de la Chasse

This museum is one of the most unique exhibit spaces in Paris. It was not intended to be a museum, which effects the flow and the content of the space. The exhibit serves as an homage to the art of hunting. The taxidermy is incredible. Once again, the experience is unsettling yet painstakingly interesting. The…

Louvre

After 3 months in Paris, I thought I made it out of the clear. I would avoid the Louvre at all costs. However, I was peer pressured to go when a group of friends came to visit. It was just as horrible as I imagined, but at least it’s free. Upon descending into the underworld…

Palais de Tokyo: Philippe Parreno

“Anywhere, Anywhere Out of the World” by Philippe Parreno is an incredible and overwhelming exhibition that is currently showing at Palais de Tokyo. I have seen the exhibit twice and both times served as it’s own distinct experience. Upon walking in the audience is immediately confronted with a giant luminous sign displaying cost, hours, and…

Caffineated

The project is documented entirely on it’s own website: Caffeinated After compiling our research, Keren, Ali and I decided to create a piece that embodied the communality as well as uniqueness of all our cafe experiences. We used video and sound to document and then create our work. Our series of videos convey Parisian coffee…

Coutume

  Coffee Ordered Caffe Coutume, Mocha, Latte Rating (scale from 0-5) ***** How I Found Out About It Top 5 Best Coffees – Ten Days in Paris Paris By Mouth Coffee in Paris? – Hipparis Experience Coutume is the best coffee shop in Paris. It’s atmosphere is warm and inviting. The coffee is strong, but…

Sabancı Museum

Sabancı Museum, a set on Flickr. The Anish Kapoor exhibit is currently showing at Sabanci Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. When you arrive at the museum you walk up a steep hill, through gardens and arrive at a gorgeous view and the first of many Kapoor sculptures. There are three mirror Kipoor sculptures in the museum’s…

Telescope

Coffee Ordered Noisette Rating (scale from 0-5) *** How I Found Out About It Top 5 Best Coffees – Ten Days in Paris Absolute Favorite, Telescope – Paris By Mouth Coffee in Paris? – Hipparis Experience Small New York City like neighborhood coffee shop located right off of the Pyramids metro stop. There coffee is…

Le Dôme du Marais

Coffee Ordered Café Crème Rating (scale from 0-5) **** How I Found Out About It Dome du Marais – Paris by Mouth Reccomendation Experience Le Dome du Marais is a swanky restaurant located in the Marais. Upon entering I was confronted by a stuck-up hostesses requesting my last name for my reservation. I told her…

Cafe JaJa

Coffee Ordered Cappuccino Rating (scale from 0-5) ** How I Found Out About It Recommendation Experience Down an alley in the Marais. Removed form the touristy hustle and bustle. A great place to sit for brunch and enjoy the trendy, clean, and fresh environment. The food is much more superior then the coffee. Find out…

Coffee Culture Shock

I started drinking coffee when I was 7. My best friend Claire and I would sit at the counter on sunday mornings and drink cafe au lait which were more like lait, sugar, and a splash of cafe. Since then I’ve gotten into the hard stuff. Lattes, Americanos, Capacinos. I love it. When I was…