For 1968, in the South of India, an utopian town develops and attracts inhabitants of all countries of the world. Auroville is an ambitious experience, a kind of laboratory from where will perhaps come out the ideal town of the future.
Founded by Mira Alfassa, known as "the Mother", companion of the yogi Sri Aurobindo, close to Pondichéry, Auroville is a space of dreams where the goal is "to realize Human Unity". Regrouping more than 1 800 persons of 40 different nationalities, this project is supported for his beginnings by the UNESCO and the Indian government.
In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily. Not properly informed, abandoned and rejected, these people die in their villages in a total lack of concern.
In front of this humanitarian catastrophe, national and international answers are still desperately inefficient, and are slowed down by bureaucracy, corruption and the lack of competence and professionalism.
Bruce Lipton has written "The Biology of Beliefs" and "Spontaneous Evolution" and is a world authority on relationships between science and spirit.
Cellular Biology teacher at the Medical College of Wisconsin, he then devoted himself to groundbreaking research on stem cells and on the cell membrane.
His research, conducted at the Stanford University School of Medicine, have
played a pioneering role in the development of the field of epigenetics,
a science which explores the influence of the environment on DNA.
The Latvian-born artist Valentina Zeile, who has a museum dedicated to her work in Riga, has been based in Paris for 30 years. Here, she realises a clay sculpture of a male torso from a live model before the cameras.