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Israel, birthplace of the most successful TV shows?
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Israel, birthplace of the most successful TV shows?

Series  “Euphoria”, “Homeland”, “In Treatment”… None of these hit shows were actually written in the USA. All adapted from Israeli shows, they owe their success to the original versions, written in Hebrew by showrunners on the other side of the Atlantic. At a party dedicated to Israeli shows, Canal+ showed “Israel, Land of the Series” a documentary by critic, film maker and regular Numéro collaborator Olivier Joyard, dedicated to the programs that bring a wealth of excitement to the small screen in a country that up until 1993, only had one TV channel.   “Euphoria”, “Homeland”, “In Treatment”… None of these hit shows were actually written in the USA. All adapted from Israeli shows, they owe their success to the original versions, written in Hebrew by showrunners on the other side of the Atlantic. At a party dedicated to Israeli shows, Canal+ showed “Israel, Land of the Series” a documentary by critic, film maker and regular Numéro collaborator Olivier Joyard, dedicated to the programs that bring a wealth of excitement to the small screen in a country that up until 1993, only had one TV channel. 

Rocco Siffredi, interview with the pornstar
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Rocco Siffredi, interview with the pornstar

Culture A major figure in the porn industry, Rocco Siffredi chats with Christine Angot for Numéro Homme.  A major figure in the porn industry, Rocco Siffredi chats with Christine Angot for Numéro Homme. 

Björk’s new track changes with the weather
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Björk’s new track changes with the weather

Music Like other musicians before her, the Icelandic artist Björk has been seduced by artificial intelligence. Working with Microsoft, she has developed an evolutive music that’s sensitive to weather changes and the flight of birds.  Like other musicians before her, the Icelandic artist Björk has been seduced by artificial intelligence. Working with Microsoft, she has developed an evolutive music that’s sensitive to weather changes and the flight of birds. 

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Live once again Jean Paul Gaultier show in 3'36

Fashion Jean Paul Gaultier presented his last fashion show on Wednesday 22th of January, next to Boy George and Mylène Farmer. Live once again this remarkable and moving moment in three minutes.  Jean Paul Gaultier presented his last fashion show on Wednesday 22th of January, next to Boy George and Mylène Farmer. Live once again this remarkable and moving moment in three minutes. 

Camgirls: behind the scenes of voyeurism
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Camgirls: behind the scenes of voyeurism

Culture On until May 31st, the Museum of Sex in New York is hosting an exhibition about webcams. “Cam Life: An Introduction to Webcam Culture” questions the roles of camgirls, these women who strip off, film themselves and monetise their performances, at the frontier of voyeurism and pornography.  On until May 31st, the Museum of Sex in New York is hosting an exhibition about webcams. “Cam Life: An Introduction to Webcam Culture” questions the roles of camgirls, these women who strip off, film themselves and monetise their performances, at the frontier of voyeurism and pornography. 

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Deepfake: the terrifying tool for crowd manipulation

Culture As dystopias continue to flourish over the small screen, imagine a dark future eroded by new technologies, a software creating terror on the internet. Well, it’s already here… Deepfake allows for the replacement of one face with another so that now anyone can say anything. From pornography to politics, this fascinating innovation is leading web users to make their wildest fantasies come true, all while manipulating the crowds… As dystopias continue to flourish over the small screen, imagine a dark future eroded by new technologies, a software creating terror on the internet. Well, it’s already here… Deepfake allows for the replacement of one face with another so that now anyone can say anything. From pornography to politics, this fascinating innovation is leading web users to make their wildest fantasies come true, all while manipulating the crowds…

Cillian Murphy and Emily Blunt are in mortal danger in “A Quiet Place 2”
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Cillian Murphy and Emily Blunt are in mortal danger in “A Quiet Place 2”

Cinema Written and directed by the partner of actress Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, the gripping thriller “A Quiet Place 2” features the actress running for her life alongside Cillian Murphy. Set for release in French cinemas on March 18th.  Written and directed by the partner of actress Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, the gripping thriller “A Quiet Place 2” features the actress running for her life alongside Cillian Murphy. Set for release in French cinemas on March 18th. 

The re-enactment of Michael Jackson’s trial
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The re-enactment of Michael Jackson’s trial

Culture 2005. The law says TV cameras can’t cover the Michael Jackon case. Not a problem for the E! channel. They’ve made a soap out of it. 2005. The law says TV cameras can’t cover the Michael Jackon case. Not a problem for the E! channel. They’ve made a soap out of it.

The Bourse de Commerce: a guided tour of the new Pinault Collection
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The Bourse de Commerce: a guided tour of the new Pinault Collection

Architecture Numéro art took a preview visit to François Pinault’s new Parisian museum, which will officially open its doors in June 2020 in the Les Halles neighbourhood. This spectacular feat aligns the magnificent renovation of an impressive heritage building with a radical realisation by the architect Tadao Ando. Numéro art took a preview visit to François Pinault’s new Parisian museum, which will officially open its doors in June 2020 in the Les Halles neighbourhood. This spectacular feat aligns the magnificent renovation of an impressive heritage building with a radical realisation by the architect Tadao Ando.

“Étoile(s)”, the bitingly honest autobiography of a dancer at the Opera de Paris
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“Étoile(s)”, the bitingly honest autobiography of a dancer at the Opera de Paris

Culture On November 7th, the first book by the prima ballerina Dorothée Gilbert was released in bookstores. In her autobiography “Étoile(s)”, she recounts her exceptional journey over 200 pages in a touching story, illustrated with photographs by her husband, James Bort. On November 7th, the first book by the prima ballerina Dorothée Gilbert was released in bookstores. In her autobiography “Étoile(s)”, she recounts her exceptional journey over 200 pages in a touching story, illustrated with photographs by her husband, James Bort.

Interview with Xinyi Cheng : “Painting take a lot of planning but also a lot of accidents”
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Interview with Xinyi Cheng : “Painting take a lot of planning but also a lot of accidents”

Art It’s in Paris’s lively Belleville quarter that the Chinese artist has set up shop, where she paints the sensual portraits which won her this year’s Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel.   It’s in Paris’s lively Belleville quarter that the Chinese artist has set up shop, where she paints the sensual portraits which won her this year’s Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel.  

Andrew Scott, from irresistible criminal to hot priest
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Andrew Scott, from irresistible criminal to hot priest

Cinema A masterful psychopath in the “Sherlock” series in 2011, Andrew Scott has won over the hearts of many fans and has become a real star on the Internet. At the beginning of 2019, he was a priest in “Fleabag” and a taxi driver exceeded by Smartphones in “Black Mirror”. He will soon appear in Sam Mendes’ war film “1917” alongside Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Benedict Cumberbatch. A masterful psychopath in the “Sherlock” series in 2011, Andrew Scott has won over the hearts of many fans and has become a real star on the Internet. At the beginning of 2019, he was a priest in “Fleabag” and a taxi driver exceeded by Smartphones in “Black Mirror”. He will soon appear in Sam Mendes’ war film “1917” alongside Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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