An ethnologist takes pictures of the peoples of sub-Saharan Africa

forever-africa-small.jpgEthnologist, psychologist and sociologist, Viviana Vammalle has taken photographs of peoples of sub-Saharan Africa for twelve years. She edits today a book of her personal experiences of rare sensibility and subtlety, published by Ana Maria de La Bruyère, who had launched the Vogue magazine in Spain.

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Guerlain exhibits sculptures in recycled materials until November 14. 2021

Guerlain-art-matiere-small.jpgGuerlain is showing sculptures made of paper, beeswax, plastic, metal, marble or hay in its mansion house located on the Champs Elysees in Paris until November 14th, 2021. The exhibition displayed on two levels merge into the background of the boutique and the spa.

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Elephant's naming ceremony in the Amboseli National Park in Kenya

elephant-Kenya-small.jpgOn October 9th, 2021 will take place the twenty-seven Tembo elephants naming ceremony(*) in the Amboseli National Park in Kenya: godparents will receive an official certificate with the name given to their four-legged godchild and will get privilege access to the game reserve for one year. Naming and adopting a pachyderm costs five thousands dollars. (*) Magical Tembo Naming Festival - Photo © Kenya Tourism Board

Rare, natural and ethic honeys from Madagascar plant species

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Ilanga Nature produces Ecocert-certified honeys in the island of Madagascar. The firm is committed to going with beekeepers and developing long-lasting fair trade partnerships.

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Charity auctions by Sotheby's

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Sotheby's organizes a pieces of art charity auction from November 13th to the 18th, 2020. All proceeds will be donated to the endowment fund Merci who works to enrol children in school in Madagascar.

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Artistic upcycling made in Kenya sold in French National Museum

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The boutique of the Confluence Museum in Lyon puts up upcycled unique pieces on sale, in the frame of the exhibition Une Afrique en couleurs (Africa in colours) until August 22nd, 2021. The raw material is collected on beaches and art works are made by the social and supporting company OCEAN SOLE AFRICA located in Kenya.

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Responsible make-up in recyclable plastic-free case

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La Bouche Rouge offers a make-up range made in France, whose ingredients are sourced locally. All objects are refillable, fully recyclable and plastic free. The maison is supporting the Eau Vive Internationale association which builds wells in Togo.

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