Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans presents
WHAT MAKES LOUISIANA FRENCH?
Exhibition: March 28 – April 6, 2014 at The Historic New Orleans Collection
In honor of March as the international month of Francophonie, The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans and The Historic New Orleans Collection will be putting on a photography exhibition and centered around the theme: “Dix Mots de la Francophonie” or 10 words relating to “Inventivité et Folie” (Inventiveness and Madness):
- Ambiancer (create ambiance/atmosphere):
- À tire-larigot (“to one’s heart’s content”/galore)
- Charivari (commotion/hullabaloo)
- S’enlivrer (intoxicated by pleasure of reading): Être ivre de lecture. Lire beaucoup de livre et adorez ca! (This is a play on the words “enivrer” meaning to be drunk/intoxicated and “un livre” for book.)
- Faribole (nonsense)
- Hurluberlu (eccentric person)
- Ouf (crazy)
- Timbré (nuts, bonkers)
- Tohu-bohu (pandemonium)
- Zigzag (zigzag)
NOPA President Emeritus, Owen Murphy will be the juror and Digital submissions are DUE FEBRUARY 20, 2014.
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