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Starved for Attention: sign the petition now!

Last year we posted about the MSF‘s Campaign: Starved for Attention: The time to act is now! Now we can read on the campaign webiste: ‘Over the past year, MSF has met with government officials from the top food aid donor countries and held photographic exhibitions and events in over a dozen countries in an international effort to rewrite the story of malnutrition’. The campaign had been brought to the attention of the world but if you ...


Art in Canada: Elegant Women by Stéphanie Martineau

For this new ‘Art in…’ post, we wanted to share with you a great artist from Canada. Last year we posted about the beautiful lampwork beads by Canadian artist Sherry Bellamy, now we would like to introduce you to Stéphanie Martineau. She was born in Hull, Québec in 1977 and she earned a degree in Art and Design from l’Université du Québec en Outaouais in 2002. Her drawings have a special feeling, a retro style and Art deco look. ...


Sunday Roundup: Graffiti, Congo, Sudan, J. Stiglitz, J. Silva

Sunday Roundup is not a new rendezvous on the Sama Gazette but it is one on Max Dana’s Blog. Last Sunday she started this new series of posts about what caught her attention during the week. It sounds like our weekly Friday Digest which Max said it inspired her but we have to admit her news roundup is far more detailed than ours. We still have to learn a lot from her, we know that! So we decided to cross post it here. You can also read this post on ...


Friday Digest: Burma, Baghdad, Pentagon, Congo…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Friday Digest: Liu Xiaobo, Danube, Haiti, EA…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Cajun culture, language, food and music

Louisiana. Cajuns. Culture and language. Food and music. We were browsing the web when we visited James Leger’s website. He is a 67 year old native of Louisiana and gives free tutorials and advice for those interested in the Cajun language. He also discusses customs and history related to the Cajun heritage. A very interesting website to learn more about Cajun language. About James Leger (read more here): I taught Cajun French in Lamar ...


Starved for Attention: The time to act is now!

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and VII Photo present “Starved for Attention” a multimedia campaign exposing the neglected and largely invisible crisis of childhood malnutrition. The campaign aims to rewrite the story of malnutrition through a series of multimedia documentaries that seamlessly blend photography and video from some of the most accomplished and award-winning photojournalists working today. About the campaign ...


CIVICUS 2010 World Assembly in Montreal -Register!

CIVICUS is an international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society throughout the world, and if you didn’t know CIVICUS already but if you follow Max Dana‘s work, you may have already heard about it since the artwork from the  ‘60 Signers for the 60th Anniversary’ Initiative launched by Max in 2008 to support the Every Human Has Rights Campaign (The Elders), was delivered to Ingrid Srinath, Secretary ...


Voices on the Rise: Afghan Women Making the News

In support of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2010, Dorothy’s Gallery in collaboration with the Embassy of Afghanistan in France presented a remarkable exhibition, ‘Voices on the Rise : Afghan Women Making the News – Des voix qui portent : l’actualité par des femmes afghanes’ in Paris (from March 4 to April 11, 2010). Max Dana visited the exhibition and she was very enthusiastic about it so we decided to mention the ...


Friday Digest: Congo campaign, Zimbabwe, Sudan, iPad…

This is our third Friday Digest! Each Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...






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