NOMADS: Julien Guerrier
“Wandering is human. Strolling is Parisian” says Victor Hugo. In this third episode of our series Nomads, we had a pleasant walk in Paris with Julien Guerrier, editor in chief of City Guides. He revealed us his three favorite addresses in Paris, which always have a relation to Japan. Discover those places and feel the air of Nippon, composing one of the modern charms in this metropolitan city.
Diving into Japanese Denim
The documentary ‘Weaving Shibusa’, directed by David Leisher in 2017, explores the techniques used to make jeans in Japanese workshops.
Paris, Tokyo: Robert Compagnon
With his co-chef and talented wife, Jessica Yang, Robert Compagnon opened one of the top new restaurants in Paris: Le Rigmarole.3:31
‘Shimakage’, Dreamlike Photography
In this series of photographs, Chieko Shiraishi conveys the essence of her work: introspection and the poetic nature of black and white.
The Tattoos that Marked the Criminals of the Edo Period
Traditional tattoos were strong signifiers; murderers had head tattoos, while theft might result in an arm tattoo.
‘Shoplifters’, Imagining Love
Awarded a Palme d’or at Cannes, Hirokazu Kore-eda's film explores the art of living together in a family on the fringes of Japanese society.