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Paris, France
November 27th, 2012

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About this event

This event TEDxParisSalon was the last one of 2012. We welcomed seven speakers on stage and one mentalist. From fashion in prison to the measure of time, from a shamanic experience in Mongolia to landart, from subjective perception to social media in China, the 135 persons in the audience were offered a travel in space, time and ideas.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Jean-Paul Ganem
    Land artist, he paints with cereals, plants and trees in huge scale. Urban artist at first, he is now using landscape as his canvass. He works between Paris and Montreal.
  • Yi Zhou
    Chinese multimedia artist, Yi Zhou is known for her video work. She showed her work in Paris, Shanghaï, New York, Venise... She is also the art adviser for and fashion adviser of
  • Corine Sombrun
    Writer, traveller, journalist for the BBC, she is also a shaman according to the tradition in Mongolia, an adventure she describes in her latest book.
  • Emmanuel Jaffelin
    Former diplomat, doctor in philosophy, he studies the ethic and value of "kindness". He shows the strange history of the word and how this minor value can make our life better.
  • Virginie Van Wassenhove
    Doctor in neurosciences, she studies in the USA for ten years (Maryland, California). Since 2008, she is at the head of CEA Neuro Spin.
  • Sakina M'Sa
    Fashion Stylist, her work is always a mix of creativity and solidarity. With fabrics saved from Haute Couture supply she offers work to women in difficulty to create fashion and art.
  • Noel Dimarcq
    Reserch director at the CNRS, he is professor in physics and works on the measure of time. His is at the head of SYRTE.
  • Tibor .
    Mentalist, he creates magic using only one prop :his spirit!

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Venue and Details

La Gaité Lyrique
3 bis rue papin
Paris, 75003

Event Type (what is this?) Salon

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Michel Levy Provencal
Paris, France

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