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Roumette, Sylvain

Overview
Works: 127 works in 289 publications in 3 languages and 1,087 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Director, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Film editor, Commentator, Producer, Performer, Author of screenplay, Editor, Conceptor
Classifications: TR140.M55, 770.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sylvain Roumette
Lee Miller through the mirror by Sylvain Roumette( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical film about the life of Lee Miller, model, news photographer, and friend to a variety of twentieth century artistic figures
Robert Doisneau : photographs by Robert Doisneau( Book )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Organized thematically, this book takes us on a tour through the gardens of Paris, along the Seine, and through the crowds of Parisians who define their beloved city. Over 500 photos, many of which have never before been published, are assembled in this volume to create a unique portrait of Paris
Seeds of hunger ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With the world of agriculture confronting the impact of such factors as global warming, population urbanization trends, changes in eating habits, and increased use of grain for biofuels, [this film] outlines the shape of an impending global food crisis. Filmed in Africa, China, Latin America, and the U.S., [the film] examines issues involved in creating such a crisis, including the politics of food security and scarcity, declining food production, and the need for increased production to meet population growth, the impact of genetically modified foods, water shortages, famine, food aid programs, the loss of crop land, and national food production, distribution and export policies."--Container
Syria the Assads' twilight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bashar al-Assad tells a French TV audience about his calling as a doctor: "You work for the health of humans. It's a humanitarian job". Two years later, the world would watch as this humanitarian sent black-clad troops to open fire on unarmed protesters seeking the fall of his regime. This documentary is a history of the Assad regime, from its origins to its teetering, possibly final days in 2011
Robert Doisneau by Robert Doisneau( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LSD and ergot ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the use of LSD and other psychedelic drugs by medical researchers, to treat pain in terminally ill patients, and by a shaman in a healing ceremony
Metamorphoses of the body ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physical metamorphosis as a theme in painting, sculpture, photography, and cinema reveals an ongoing fascination with all manner of transformations and distortions of the human form. This program presents zoomorphism; hybrids from mythology, the hells of Hieronymus Bosch, and the caricatures of Granville; "botanomorphism," people as plants; treatments of body as landscape and landscape as body; the personification of genitalia; digital manipulation of images, to model bizarre new races of people; and engineered beings such as Frankenstein-type creatures and cyborgs
Lettre à un aveugle sur des photographies de Robert Doisneau by Sylvain Roumette( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le cheveu essentiellement by Pierre Gascar( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in French and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une ou plusieurs : nouvelles by Sylvain Roumette( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contacts ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of films examining contemporary photographers--their work, their points-of-view, their secrets of creation. Volume 1 - Great tradition of photojournalism Volume 2 - Renewal of contemporary photography
La télé dans le rétroviseur : chroniques inactuelles by Sylvain Roumette( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'auteur, spectateur critique et réalisateur depuis, fait revivre à travers un choix d'articles parus dans les Temps modernes et Politique Hebdo ce qui apparaît aujourd'hui comme une "proto-télévision", avant la pub, le marketing, la multiplication des chaînes ; avec ses réussites, ses échecs et surtout l'écho de ses débats (culturels, idéologiques et politiques)
Lee Miller ou La traversée du miroir by Sylvain Roumette( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lee Miller, photographe américaine, modèle et égérie de Man Ray, s'est éteinte en 1977 au terme d'une vie exceptionnellement riche. Un destin, hors du commun qui l'a vue tour à tour top model pour vogue, figure inspirée du Montparnasse des année 30, photographe post-surréaliste et enfin correspondante de guerre...Cette aventurière de la photographie, qui passait pour être la plus belle femme de son temps, disait n'avoir jamais perdu une minute de sa vie
Lilith dans l'île : roman by Sylvain Roumette( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women at the bath ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of a ten-part series on themes in Western art. This segment discusses female nudity as it relates to the act of bathing, displayed in various art forms from classical art to motion pictures. Topics include the dramatic tension of nudity, provocative gazes, concealing and revealing of the body, and the power of symbolic actions. Contains nudity
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the classic tradition of the paintings of French artist Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
The lives of Lee Miller by Antony Penrose( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La vie et la carrière d'une grande photographe, Lee Miller, qui fut également "top model" et correspondante de guerre (1944-1945). Elle fut la seule femme à suivre l'avance des armées alliées, des plages de Normandie aux camps de concentration nazis
The Yew ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the medicinal history of the Pacific yew bark, when it was discovered during the 1960s that it has the ability to fight certain leukemias
Femmes au bain by Sylvain Roumette( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les scènes de baignade féminine forment un "topos" pictural, un motif à résonance souvent biblique ou mythologique, qui a traversé l'histoire des arts presque sans coup férir. De Diane surprise par Actéon à Hedi Lamarr dans le film "Extase" de Gustav Machaty (1932), Sylvain Roumette parcourt tableaux classiques et contemporains, films et photographies pour mieux suivre l'évolution de ses représentations
L'image mouvementée ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
French (70)
English (31)
German (1)