In a T Magazine feature, Audrey Tautou speaks about her new photo project “Audrey Tautou: Superfacial.” Today’s recommended reading
I have a playlist for my home-yoga hour that’s peppered with classical music: Chopin, Vivaldi – and Yann Tiersen, who wrote the memorable soundtrack to the film Amelie. It’s hard to believe that it came out 16 years old already and that, back then, the French film took in over $33 million. And somehow, the face and persona of lead actress Audrey Tautou can’t be separated from this filmic memory. Just as this article was published in T Magazine, I was asking myself: “What is she actually up to these days?”
In the feature, she talks about how much of a challenge her sudden international fame had posed to her. And how in her own way, and with the help of a camera she had received years earlier as a communion present, she took back control, stepped back from the storm, and concentrated on herself from another angle – one fully her own. The occasion for this great article full of wonderful pictures is the Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival, which is taking place from the 3rd of July until the 24th of September in Arles. There, images will be on show that were taken over a period of 15 years.
“I’m very used to presenting things to the audience, so I know that as soon as you give something, it doesn’t belong to you anymore.” Oh Audrey, you’re so right! The public, however, will gladly accept and receive it.
Julia co-founded one of the first fashion blogs in Germany in 2007 and became a freelance consultant for digital strategies after publishing her first book in 2010. After an eventful four years with Condé Nast working mainly in the digital department of Vogue Germany, she decided to launch her own online magazine with her dream partner, Veronika Heilbrunner. She is based in Berlin and loves to read books.