SOUNDS LIKE PORTRAITS

is a podcast all about people and creativity.

Whatever their field, my guests are all creators.

While they talk about their creative process,

they share an inner portrait of themselves

which may resonate.

-Philippe Ungar

Music: Charmeuse de Serpents composed and conducted by Olivier Glissant

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Ismail LUMANOVSKI, Clarinetist

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“Whenever I take my clarinet in my hands, I feel different. My contact with it changes my state of mind and my body feels happier.”

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Raphaël PRENAT, Expert auprès des Nations Unies pour le désarmement et la non-prolifération des armes de destruction massive

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La créativité des diplomates et des stratèges leur permet de sortir des blocages d’une situation ou d’une négociation. Mais comment font-ils ?

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Eugene RUFFOLO, singer, musician and songwriter

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“Finding your true voice is a real journey.”

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BERTRAND FONTAINE, President of SalonCentric (L’Oréal)

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“As the leader of the organization,
you have to make sure that everyone
can think out of the box.”

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ROBBY KRAFT, origami artist

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"In origami we have a language around things that involves bases and collections of folds."

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XAVIER FONTANET, ex-Président, directeur-général d’ESSILOR, professeur associé de stratégie à HEC Paris, chroniqueur aux Echos

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 “C’est le climat de confiance qui rend les gens créatifs.”

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GEORGE GUIDALL, audiobook narrator

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GUILLAUME PARODI, écrivain

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Jérôme LONGUÉ, Chef de l’Unité en français à ONU Info (Nations Unies)

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“Le français est avec l’anglais, l’une des deux langues officielles de travail aux Nations Unies.”

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HASAN ISAKKUT, multi-instrumentalist and composer

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Suzana Applebaum, creative director at Google

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MARK TRAVIS, Associate Director Media Production at New York Philharmonic

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BENOIT CHRISTAL, journaliste, correspondant permanent de TF1 au Moyen-Orient

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KIM THUY, écrivaine

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HERMIONE HOBY, writer and journalist  

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MICHAEL ESKIN, translator and co-founder of Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc. (New York)

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CHRISTIANE KARAM, singer and teacher at Berklee College of Music (Boston)

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More on Christiane Karam    Photo by Moana A.

NANCY SNIDER, cello player and Music Program Director at American University (Washington D.C.)

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ARA DINKJIAN, oud player

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EMMANUEL ROUX, Commissaire de Police

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FRANCOIS DE MENIL, architect and art collector

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VALÉRIE ROUSSEAU, curator at the American Folk Art Museum (New York)

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CLAIRE BREUKEL, executive director at YES Contemporary (El Salvador), curator at Bal Harbor Public Art Projects (Florida)

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NINA STERN, recorder player

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More on Nina Stern   (Photo by Paul Storey)

JEREMY TIANG, translator

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MADELEINE MONETTE, écrivaine

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Plus sur Madeleine Monette     photo : Simon Jutras

JENNY LIN, pianist

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JESSICA DICKEY, writer and actress

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MAPY, violinist

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JOEL FISCHER, visual artist

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VADIM NESELOVSKYI, composer and teacher at Berklee College of Music (Boston)

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CHARLOTTE MILLER, writer

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photo by Jody Christopherson    Link to FUNDRAISING for her next play "Raising Jo"

AMELIE CHABANNES, visual artist

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BILL CAMPBELL, drummer

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HILDA SHEN, sculptor

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SCOTT TIXIER, composer & violinist

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GREGOIRE MARET, harmonica player

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ROMAIN COLLIN, pianist & composer

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PATRICK EROUART, écrivain

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JULIANA CERQUEIRA LEITE, sculptor

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FARAI MALIANGA, drummer

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BERNADETTE VILLARD, créatrice de costumes

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EILEEN BOXER, visual artist & graphic designer

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THEO LICHTENBERGER, monteur cinéma 

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ALANDRA MARKMAN, street poet

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 NOAM WIESENBERG, composer

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 ALVISE ORSINI, architecte d'intérieur

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SARA LAVNER, drama therapist

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TIA LINK, actor

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 KELLY MILLER, actor

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CAROL MORGAN, composer

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CAMILLO DIMARIA, poet

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No website. contact: milopoet@gmail.com 

SARAH V. SCHWEIG, poet

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 KARL KLINGBIEL, painter

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