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A Spring / Summer in Paris
Un printemps / été à Paris.
Riding the metropole by bike.
Attracted by its astonishing light and its turning sky.
Searching for the most suspended, sometimes oracular atmospheres of this "ville Monde",
that continuosly redefines the edges of its magic. Updated on Summer 2018
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"Every year a boulangerie in Paris wins "Le Grand Prix de la meilleure baguette",
the prize for best baguette.
Today I must have taken the worst one.
I've found it in the tenth arrondissement.
The boulangerie was empty, I had to imagine. Tastes like polystyrene.
However, it is nice to be outside today with a
A Falcon sails light in the sky. Perhaps a CEO coming back from Corsica.
Sunday evening is probably the most dangerous moment for pedestrians: people do not want to prepare the dinner.
So the streets are sawed wildly by the scooters of takeaways.
They appear just preceded by their chainsaw noise.
but sometimes I note something.
I close my eyes for a moment: in this way you can feel so much better the fluctuations of the metro,
taking some curves even if on the map they let you believe that it runs in a straight line.
A couple of girls in the opposite quai jump
The air is clean.
The evening sun
snaps the metallic sheets of the roofs.
only when a telescopic crane touches them.
I realize. Like
that: one arm pointing like an arrow to something that otherwise I would not see.
Their speed it's impressive, underlined by roofs profiles behind which they disappear.
Here comes a storm.
The summer, finally... "
"We sit in the small studio in front of the open
Paolo Ruggiero 2019. All rights reserved. - .For more details about this project: pao.ruggi[@]gmail.com