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isn't it time for good news. africa people have projects that are changing the rules are meant for the best it's up to us to make a difference let's explain to children. the environment magazine. long t w. i want to welcome to our highlights edition with me your host megan leigh we are highlighting some exciting cultural events and seafood dishes on the show today here's a look at what's coming up. top pro not go updates classic masterpieces with modern day symbol. illuminated the festival of lights made
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for friendships to be glow. in fresh fish atop portuguese chef shares his specialty with us. we kick off the show with a bit of color the japanese attire an artist to marco nagano is inspired by well known masterpieces when she chooses one that she likes she transforms it into a colorful interpretation she takes historical subjects and transplants them into the modern world adding symbols and logos from contemporary pop culture the results are both colorful memorable and striking. the last supper painted by leonardo da vinci in the late fifteenth century. interpreted. his mona lisa. and last minute by spanish painter diego velazquez. in the artist's hours reproductions these classical masterpieces get
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a fresh pop art look. although. i love the old masters very much and of course i studied them and i'm very passionate about them. but my art is something different and i wanted to give them a modern twist. to moco nagar was born in japan in one thousand nine hundred seventy six and started out in kyoto and london for more than a decade she's been living in italy where she has become one of the main micro pop art artists of movement which works with symbols and logos her favorite period is the renaissance her favorite picture is the birth of venice by sandra lee which she likes to reinterpret on building walls with permission of course. hours art has
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become part of the cityscape she practices the superflat style which was founded by the japanese artist to cash in more economy and combines classical japanese graphic art while working with little picture dads which makes to moco not hours eye catching creations so well suited to street art. and that. i really like street art because it's available to everyone in their daily life. more people see it on the street than in a gallery or a museum. it's. not a choice. it's just there as you casually look around in the city like city she begins her pieces on her computer which she uses to draw on her creations she draws her inspiration from old masterpieces. the artist planes with
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colors and patterns layering hundreds of images. often takes weeks to complete a single piece. in a day gear work i all when i have an idea for a painting i put my computer on. i don't use a pencil anymore. and i mix sketch with illustrator. and with these tools i can develop all sorts of paintings sculptures or illustrations. be critical but don't judge that to most colonel cowles motto it drew the attention of the italian dance company should go to approach the artist and ask whether they could use her images on an oversized scart skirt symbolizes constantly changing scenery and the dance piece finished. we want to
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express a dramatic concept in a ironic way we chose to walk or to collaborate we does the because there she is a very female. vision of the word. female and there are also particle are critical and ironical at the same time or. smoke on account moves between japanese and european culture and draws upon both in her art this creates a new language one which is colorful striking and almost magically detailed pictures are well received now days can be seen in exhibitions all over the world. specially with. news this. is painting. instead of the brush she makes very important the cultural.
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we. japanese tell the story but remembering as our contemporary society is through the blends. the pieces cost between two hundred and five thousand euros depending on materials used technique and copy number to moco no girl is especially popular in italy perhaps also because she keeps bringing a fresh look to old masterpieces and thus gives. a contemporary twist. it's time now to shed some light on the christmas season around europe cities and towns are currently lit up with amazing light installations and one place where you can experience this on a grand scale is in leo in southeastern france while the city hosts an annual festival of lights at the beginning of december it's called affected lumiere and last four days and it tracks up to four million visitors from all over and of course we were on hand as well for the experience.
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leon experience does an explosion of color over eighty light installations of turn the french city into an open air theater the designs music and dance interact with each other in brand new ways the city's residents are proud of their fet the lumiere light festival it's good in that more and more people are coming to it it's getting more international it's always fun to be here. that it's muslims out i like it a lot it's cool that the light installations are placed at such symbolic places in the city. that i live in leon and i go to the festival every year it's magical like revisiting your childhood. and leonsis sturrock city of rough logic from bomb watches over a spectacular three d.
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laser installation dubbed trickle or. the first time eastern parts. of i wanted to create something people could walk through which is why the effects come from every direction from all sides so in all we have about one hundred different laser sources like the. a lot of visitors are eager to get into the courtyard where the display takes place. in a little a little overwhelmed it's just thursday the first day of the show. me to raining really hard and yet every show is more or less packed they're applauding couldn't be better it's not. the fed the lumiere has religious origins in the seventeenth
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century the unveiled to build a statue to the virgin mary and she saved the city's residents from the plague. they were spared the statue erected and people still light candles in celebration of this event. the river song and ron join in leon so water also provides a reflective surface for the rich play of colors. if you want big with our modern techniques we repeat what the citizens of leon did with fireworks one hundred fifty years ago. it's both good we pay homage to our city. and also to the virgin mary and the spiritual power that makes its presence felt here. to folks. at linens park to let door visitors enter a fairytale world the ground is strewn with golden balls and videos of dancers
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provide a sense of joy and levity but this world is also a fragile one. was. something that's the message take care of your planet because it's beautiful enjoy it it's just some words of warning here at the park. in the garden of the fine arts museum visitors can create their own light show. just by playing the piano light is projected onto the surrounding walls statues and trees. no it's other than the colors on the wall change according to how high or low the no sun. and the cold is people plan. one of the most impressive light shows is projected on somebody on cathedral portugese art studio kuvo created obstruct paintings by the fusing pigments inks and flowers and water.
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being done to the buildings façade they produce fascinating kaleidoscope like effects. so we go from green to blued to yellow to multi color and we end with a rose which is very known in the you'll know who is the new so he kind of just to do color in new york. every year the french city is the stage for innovative lights arts which attracts admirers both young and old. and now for my favorite part of the show when we get a sneak peek into someone the humble about him today we are heading to the mediterranean island of malta this is where one british family chose to settle after being constantly on the move they listed an architect to build their dream home and anyone who visits them will quickly notice that wood is their material of choice. this house is
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a typical example of modern multis architecture which features clearly defined structures dismuke bright exterior. the edwards live here northeast of the letter of a daughter isabel who lent her name to the family her. welcome to my health. from the front door you can see all the way through to the garden and the swimming pool this crucial access makes the outside area appear as part of the living space the edwards moved into the house in twenty sixteen. russell an internet expert from britain and his wife lorraine or have travelled extensively and moved house or thirteen times already here they finally feel at home for the first time. i may not travel light. it just flows really nicely so i always feel. at home there's something lovely about waking up here every day and pretty much the sun is going to be shining and that's really nice. because the sun
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makes you happy. in order to bring the natural inside the owners relied completely on board as a design element. the entrance area is almost completely paneled with oak and looks like a huge sculpture with indirect lighting. i was worried that they would take a lot of my space because they were talking as well behind these units you can storage things so we have the furniture actually here so i thought that either we'll take the space of the entrance but like i said you are you aren't witnesses these looks fantastic. the white metion of wooden wall in the foyer is mirrored by a similar shaped shelf in the kitchen.
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who was trying to put the house all together because why is very clean the very i don't mean money speak but for me to happen it'll be the warm so they won't hear it was a fantastic idea and i think that is different to any other kid to use the sign for me i like that. the architect wanted a solid dining table to form with the kitchen. but that proved to be impractical to walk around this time i think. that what we tend to do is return to pull this down a little bit and then we can quickly skip through that bit there which makes it a lot easier when you are putting their feet on the table every day and stuff like that so you're architects of great ideas that sometimes you change a little things here on. the staircase of the multi-story building with four hundred square meters of living space is decorated with a motif the features like seeing space perspectives. the
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master bedroom on the first floor is decorated in quite beige towns in harmony with the wooden structures on the ground from. the. ties is the color scheme in the living room. a built in wardrobe is hidden behind the dark blue. the living room is the focal point of the house. normally we'd sort of turn the lights down and just relax is one of the if i don't say the only lounge that we have really sat down on a drink usually not their homes that we have to leave before never happened this is my. way and. i love to dance. in the joints of the garden usually remains open and need. after all mild temperatures prevail around on the mediterranean island of malta.
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he's considered one of the most exceptional freestyle skiers of his time twenty nine year old benedict meyer for him normal slopes just long to meyer started skiing at the age of three and by the time he was a teenager he was already chalking up titles he continuously pushes himself to comparable to conquer the stevens mountains or the narrowest of peace myra's talents even took him to the olympics in sochi in two thousand and fourteen well freestyle skiing knows no limits and when you watch meyer and action you'll see that he knows no limits either. german freeskiing of benedict my ass sets off on his terrifying descent down italy's steep stelvio pos. together with his friend marcos aided from south to roll he crosses the mountain road nineteen times with daring acrobatic jumps this
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footage was actually filmed last summer. but milan has only just released it now. it was challenging because it was incredibly steep and made it so little snow that meant we couldn't make any mistakes are jumps had to be perfect to me or to keep up our momentum so as not to slide down the mountain the descent took just three minutes but the preparation took two years. it took several months just to get the snow ready with the help of excavators and snow grimaces still be opacic connex italy's long body region itself to roll its italy's highest mountain pos at an altitude of more than two thousand seven hundred fifty meters the winding mountain road is special to. the road is
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legendary because of the way it is and how it was built after driving up while he's felt carsick because of the many bands that stayed in my memory so i thought i want to do something here. the twenty nine year old manages to skate in the stream a challenging environments because he has years of experience already as a child he enjoyed trying out new skin moves over the years he grew to become one of europe's finest free riders and in twenty four changed he was the only german to take part in the newly created slope style competition at the winter olympics. forgiveness in the course was already there and we could decide for ourselves how to write it it was up to us which tricks we wanted to perform whether to spend left or right somersault or not it's a really creative sport. benedict soon felt the rules of the new limpy freeskiing discipline was stifling his creativity so he set off iceland and
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alaska to ski through pristine untouched nature far from regular ski slopes. it was. special being up on top of a mountain all by yourself. you know that your descent will be a unique experience. like in alaska for example that was scary turtle because these are mighty mountains after all but it's possible the us other fear and to tell yourself you'll give it a go anyway otherwise everyone will be free right so you know there's an element of fear involved sure. sons would say you know what. i've been addicts mile long it's to keep pushing the boundaries of free speech he keeps thinking up new and more extreme tricks and jumps document's his efforts on film.
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you don't always want to do the same thing well in this sport imagination is essential because without it nothing can develop that's our new tricks or new jumps come about each person sees a mountain differently at first to still be able press a project was just an idea in my head you have to imagine how something like that could look when you put it down on paper and in the end you stand there and it's reality and then you have to see it. pretty riding over to still be a pos is certainly a highlight in benedict minus sporting career to date but that unusual trip has also given him many new ideas to settle wild adventures in this.
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time never something to even to day see food is on the menu for that we are headed to portugal's and number one address for seafood dishes newness martis querrey in the portuguese capital lisbon it's a favorite spot for both terrorists and locals including the portuguese president where the restaurant chef is going to show us how to prepare grouper so one up at sea or as they say in portuguese while efforts. anyone who wants to reach well in the portuguese capital lisbon should go to it's district of. the newness of my own body scanner is located on a small street near the top i developed. the restaurant is known by cool maize as an insider tip from excellent seafood and fish. its own names up to me good news every morning inspection of deliveries with chef money when pushed up
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. precious sugar by the sure of what is what those who preach the food comes from different ports all over the country there she says that when they're sold at fish auctions from eight in the evening until five in the morning place you push or pull the so-called was and we work together with buyers who get what we need there was a buyer for us the best it's offered in the arghandab or so to buy the full service store while. noone is open the restaurant seventeen years ago. the selection of fresh seafood is a real eye catcher. diners can choose whatever they want to eat fish. crab own lobster. freshly caught or still alive. today of money when kushner is preparing baked grouper
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a typical portuguese speciality. you know put. away for grouper is a traditional locally caught fish yield results. but it is a. move for it is often cooked in the oven because it has a high fat content. you don't will be able to fire so the first move before. the recipe is simple pushed us to taste the fish with somali foil in another improves kind with a. his. hands tomato sauce white wine water and cream. but finally he adds the fried potatoes peppers and mushrooms puts it in the oven
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and cooks the dish for ten minutes to two hundred thirty degrees celcius. the newness of a on monday scare was popular with tourists and locals alike even the portuguese president sent over a barrel just soda is set to launch it. may give newness news most of his customers personally. the food he serves isn't cheap but it certainly is of the highest quality. here. you'll see. our philosophy is to prepare the fish in a way that preserves its natural fresh taste no matter whether it's cooked accruals or baked in the oven or are you. sure it was a good person for him of course we also experiment with recipes. but the main thing is to retain the natural flavor of the product very shortly don't go here. after ten minutes of the oven the group is ready
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a simple dish that preserves the fresh taste of the ocean. and with that we wrap up another week of your macs don't forget to friend us on facebook to see more on the show there you'll find lots of fun web videos and photos from the reports we've covered on the program or if you want to see the show again then just go to our website so for me and the rest of the crew here you're max as always thanks for tuning in sequencing.
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