French Smokers Hold On To Their Cigarettes

The French government enforces the new smoking ban in hope of cutting back on the high rate of smoking in France. But with this law, an aspect of French culture is lost, or at least modified.

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Bouticycle: Sights and Sounds Video

The Sights and Sounds videos document visual and audio impressions of greater Perpignan.

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Discovering Art

What I found was remarkable. Sculptures of all different sizes and textures decorated the inside of his house. I saw some made of marble, some wood and some even bronze, which he says is the most difficult to make.

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Don't Forget to Look Up!

When you walk around an American city, do you ever look up?

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About Justine Dhollande

Justine will be a sophomore at the University of Colorado at Boulder in Fall 2011. She is a Pre-Journalism / Mass Communication major but is considering a switch to Advertising. She wants to convey the beauty of southern French culture through her work for The Perpignan Project.

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About the Program

Fifteen college students came from North America to Perpignan, France, in June 2011 to produce these videos and stories. To find out more, read a welcome letter from program director Rachele Kanigel, meet the program faculty and explore the 2010 website.