He composed for soft porn and neo-colonial TV documentaries, revolutionised Italian cinema and provided the soundtrack for the cocktail generation. In the meantime, records by Piero Umiliani end up on turntables again. But why?
Kandalaft was born in war-torn Lebanon, exiled to Saudi Arabia, and yet shares an ancestry that is equal parts Lebanese, French, and Armenian. All of this giving him a global perspective that has informed and inspired every mile of his professional journey. He has seen the world in ways few others have, or could.
In the wake of his passing, we look back on the legendary Japanese composer’s decades-long career, from Yellow Magic Orchestra to his film scores and beyond This article was originally published on January 19, 2023.
A newly built, prefabricated, concrete object with rounded edges in the historical Coyoacán neighbourhood is artist Pedro Reyes' new studio and headquarters in Mexico City.
Boris Cyrulnik dialogue avec Patrick Viveret (philosophe, essayiste), Jean-Paul Delevoye (ancien médiateur de la République et ancien président du Conseil économique et social), Youssef Courbage (démographe, sociologue), Philippe Brenot (psychiatre et anthropologue).