Atelier Charles Cros

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Atelier Charles Cros

<p>My project&nbsp;consists&nbsp;of creating a cultural and artistic space&nbsp;:&nbsp;<strong>l&rsquo;Atelier Charles Cros</strong>&nbsp;in the family house in the medieval village Fabrezan, where he&nbsp;was born.</p><p>Charles Cros (October 1, 1842 &ndash; August 9, 1888) was a French poet and inventor. He was born in Fabrezan, Aude, France, 35 km to the East of Carcassonne.&nbsp;</p><p>French inventor and poet who alternated the writing of avant-garde&nbsp;<u><a href="">poetry</a></u>with theoretical work in&nbsp;<u><a href="">photography</a></u>&nbsp;and sound recording.</p><p>In 1860 Cros began studies in medicine, but he soon abandoned them for a life of literary and scientific pursuits. In 1869 he published a theory of colour photography in which he proposed that a single scene could be photographed through glass filters coloured red, yellow, and blue.</p><p>In his book&nbsp;<em><em>&Eacute;tudes sur les moyens de communication avec les plan&egrave;tes</em></em>&nbsp;(1869; &ldquo;Studies on the Means of Communication with the Planets&rdquo;), Cros speculated on the use of a huge concave mirror with a focal length equal to the distance of Mars or Venus from Earth. Sunlight concentrated by the mirror would fuse the planetary surface of the distant planet in geometric patterns that would presumably be intelligible to the higher forms of life living there.</p><p>In 1877 Cros wrote a paper that described a process of&nbsp;<u><a href="">recording sound</a></u>&nbsp;on a glass disc. Like that of his countryman &Eacute;douard-L&eacute;on Scott de Martinville, Cros&rsquo;s process involved tracing sound waves by the lateral movement of a stylus on lampblacked glass. Cros suggested that this glass could be photoengraved to produce lines in relief and somehow could be used to replay the recorded sound. He gave a copy of his paper to the French&nbsp;<u><a href="">Academy of Sciences</a></u>&nbsp;in April 1877, three months before&nbsp;<u><a href="">Thomas Edison</a></u>&rsquo;s invention of the&nbsp;<u><a href="">phonograph</a></u>,</p><p>As a literary figure, Cros was a well-regarded poet and humorous writer. He frequented the salons of Parisian&nbsp;<u><a href="">Symbolists</a></u>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<u><a href="">D&eacute;cadents</a></u><u>, </u><u>and especially the Salon of Nina de Villard, Nina as </u><u><em>La Dame aux &eacute;ventails, &quot;</em></u><u>Woman with Fans&quot; painted by Edouard Manet in 1873.</u></p><p>With those devotees of the avant-garde, he aspired to create a type of poetry that, through lyrical, rhythmic language and striking imagery, would succeed in evoking the sensations and emotions of the artist. His&nbsp;<em><em>Le Coffret de</em></em><em> </em><em><em>santa</em></em><em>l</em>&nbsp;(1873; &ldquo;The Sandalwood Chest&rdquo;) was praised by&nbsp;<u><a href="">Paul Verlaine</a></u>, and&nbsp;<em><em>Le</em></em><em> </em><em><em>Fleuve </em></em>(1874; &ldquo;The River&rdquo;), a long poem in&nbsp;<u><a href="">alexandrine verse</a></u>, was illustrated with watercolours by&nbsp;<u><a href="">&Eacute;douard Manet</a></u>. His poem <em>Le Hanreng-saur</em> &laquo;&nbsp;The Kippered<em> </em>Herring&nbsp;&raquo; inspired Ernest Coquelin to create what he called monologues, short theatrical pieces whose format was copied by numerous imitators</p><p>An anthology of Cros&rsquo;s work,&nbsp;<em><em>Po&egrave;mes et</em></em><em> </em><em><em>proses</em></em>, edited by Henri Parisot, appeared in 1944.</p><p>Cros&rsquo;s poetical work brought as little reward and recognition as did his inventions, and he died dispirited and alcoholic. In honour of his contribution to sound recording, the Acad&eacute;mie Charles Cros in&nbsp;<u><a href="">Paris</a></u>&nbsp;awards annual prizes for the year&rsquo;s best musical recordings.</p><p><strong><strong>Academy of Sciences</strong></strong>, French&nbsp;<strong><strong>Acad&eacute;mie des Sciences</strong></strong>, institution established in Paris in 1666 under the patronage of&nbsp;<u><a href="">Louis XIV</a></u>&nbsp;to advise the French government on scientific matters. This advisory role has been largely taken over by other bodies, but the academy is still an important representative of French science on the international stage. Although its role is now predominantly honorific, the academy continues to hold regular Monday meetings at the Institut de&nbsp;<u><a href="">France</a></u>&nbsp;in Paris.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />&nbsp;</p>

Allocation of funds

<p>- Insulate with natural products, lime and hemp and seal the space ( refurbish the old stable),&nbsp; 2600 euros</p><p>- Custom made very large glass door&nbsp;: 3800 euros</p><p>-&nbsp; Withdraw and reverse opening of the present portal&nbsp;to be used as shutters&nbsp;. 1300 euros</p><p><strong>The Association : &quot;Le Vrai, le Beau et l&#39;Id&eacute;al&quot;&nbsp; will collect the fundsLe</strong></p><p><u><strong>Many thanks for your&nbsp;contributions</strong></u></p>


vin de pays


    Je propose un verre de vin de pays ( Corbières, Minervois) avec tapas (produits régionaux)

    Estimated delivery: September 2018

    apéritif dinatoire


    • 1 contribution
    Vin et produits frais de producteurs locaux

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    Repas avec produits locaux


    • 1 contribution
    Repas: entrée, plat, dessert. Produits frais, plats faits maison

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    cours de renforcement musculaire


    • 2 contributions
    Gymnastique d'entretien. Cours individuel et personnalisé

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    Vin Fortes Têtes


    • 3 contributions
    3 bouteilles de vin au choix (rouge, blanc, rosé) de Terre d'expression

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    Atelier d'écriture et apéritif dinatoire


    • 2 contributions
    Ecriture créative en petits groupes sur Charles Cros et ses monologues célèbres.

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    Nuitée et apéritif


    • 4 contributions
    Une nuit en chambre d'hôte avec petit-déjeuner et apéritif maison.

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    sac au crochet


    Sac au crochet bleu clair longue chaîne métallique ou sac au crochet rouge anse tube.

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    Nuitée et apéritif dinatoire


    • 1 contribution
    Une nuit en chambre d'hôte avec petit-déjeuner et apéritif dinatoire.

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    Coussin Charles


    • 2 contributions
    Oeuvre originale, pièce unique: Housse de Coussin 32 X 32 cm (avec garniture), peinte à la main et agrémenté des mots choisis de Charles Cros. Pièce unique. Vin de pays et assiette gourmande offerts.

    Estimated delivery: August 2018



    • 1 contribution
    Gravure originale de style abstrait ou figuratif, à choisir dans la collection. Vin de pays offert.

    Estimated delivery: August 2018



    Gravure intitulée Grand-Pa. Apéritif dinatoire avec produits locaux offerts

    Estimated delivery: August 2018

    Deux gravures


      Deux gravures à choisir dans la collection. Vin de pays et apéritif dinatoire offerts

      Estimated delivery: August 2018



        Pigment et encre. Peinture petit format, pièce unique à choisir dans la collection. Vin de pays et apéritif dinatoire offerts.

        Estimated delivery: August 2018



          Acrylique. Peinture moyen format pièce unique au choix dans la collection. Vin de pays et apéritif dinatoire offerts.

          Estimated delivery: August 2018

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