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When coffee supports art …

"Danse" by Daniel Champhanet at Ristretto Café

Françoise Lerond talks to artist Daniel Champhanet currently exhibiting at the Ristretto Café in Grenoble – about painting expresso-style … with coffee. Continue reading When coffee supports art …

Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part II

Trudi Penkler: Active Adaptation Counselling

Trudi Penkler is a psychologist, psychotherapist and ‘Intercultural Consultant’ with her own practice, Active Adaptation Counselling, in Grenoble. In the second of a two-part interview, she talks to Grenoble Life about the experiences families can have adapting to life in France. Continue reading Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part II

Chaissac at the Musée de Grenoble

 
Musée de Grenoble
Musée de Grenoble

The colors of Gaston Chaissac are brightening up the winter season here in Grenoble with the current exhibition at the Musée de Grenoble, Gaston Chaissac: poète rustique et peintre moderne. Camille Bromley of Grenoble Life explains. Continue reading Chaissac at the Musée de Grenoble

Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron

 

VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble
VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble

Meredith Charreyron set up the Grenoble chapter of VSArt, a large French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. She talks to Grenoble Life about VSArt’s activities, her background, and opportunities to participate as a volunteer in the city. Continue reading Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron

Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

 

Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse
Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse

 Cynthia Caughey is author of The Video Diary of an American in France – her adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps … with videos, photos, regional recipes, travel tips, and a few laughs about adjusting to life in France. She has kindly agreed to share this video about a visit to the Chartreuse. Continue reading Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

Psychotherapy and art therapy in Grenoble – an interview with Elizabeth Stone Matho

Elizabeth Stone Matho
Elizabeth Stone Matho

Elizabeth Stone Matho is an American psychotherapist and art therapist, psychoanalytically trained, with a private practice in Grenoble. She has written on the use of art and creativity as therapy for children and sufferers of medical illness and trauma. Grenoble Life wanted to learn more … Continue reading Psychotherapy and art therapy in Grenoble — an interview with Elizabeth Stone Matho