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Yitzhak “Boujie” Herzog born 22 September 1960), known in English asIsaac Herzog, is an Israeli politician and lawyer. He is currently a member of the Knesset, chairman of the Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition. He has previously served as Minister of Welfare and Social Services, Minister of the Diaspora, Society, and the Fight Against Antisemitism, Minister of Housing and Construction, and Minister of Tourism.
Herzog was born in Tel Aviv, the son of Aura Herzog (née Ambache) and
Isaac Herzog as a baby with his father, Chaim Herzog”
General Chaim Herzog, who later became the sixth president of Israel, and the grandson of Rabbi Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog. His father was born in Ireland and
Issac Herzog with His mother 91 years old Egyptian born Aura Herzog
his mother was born in Ismailia, Egypt; their families were of Eastern European Jewish descent (from Poland, Russia, and Lithuania).
When his father was Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations for three years, Herzog lived in New York and attended the Ramaz School. In those following years, while also studying in high school, Herzog gained an advanced academic education at Cornell University and New York University.
When he returned to Israel at the end of 1978, he enlisted in the IDF and served as a major officer in Unit 8200 of the Intelligence Corps.
Herzog studied law at Tel Aviv University. He worked at a law firm founded by his father, Herzog, Fox & Ne’eman.
Herzog with wife Michal
Herzog is married to Michal and has three children. He resides in his childhood home in the Tzahala neighborhood of Tel Aviv.
Although he did not win a seat in the 1999 elections, Herzog served as government secretary in Ehud Barak’s cabinet until 2001 when Barak was defeated by Ariel Sharon in a special election for Prime Minister. In 1999, he was also investigated in the ‘Amutot Barak’ scandal (a scandal involving allegations that the party funding law was violated), but maintained his silence, similar to the American “pleading the 5th”. The Attorney General, therefore, decided to close the case against him due to lack of evidence. From 2000 until 2003, he served as chairman of the Israel Anti-Drug Authority.
Herzog won a seat in the 2003 election as a member of the Labor Party, and was appointed Minister of Housing and Building at his request when Labor joined Ariel Sharon’s coalition government on 10 January 2005. However, on 23 November 2005, he resigned from his cabinet post along with the rest of the party.
Herzog in a meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry, January 2014
Prior to the 2006 elections, Herzog won second place on Labor’s list in the party’s primaries. He was initially appointed Minister of Tourism in Ehud Olmert’s Kadima-led coalition, but was reassigned to the Social Affairs ministry in March 2007 after Yisrael Beiteinu was awarded the Tourism Ministry following their late entry to the governing coalition, and was also appointed Minister of the Diaspora, Society and the Fight Against Antisemitism. He was again second on the party’s list for the 2009 elections. Following the election, he was appointed Minister of Welfare & Social Services and Minister of the Diaspora, Society, and the Fight Against Antisemitism. However, he resigned from the cabinet after Ehud Barak left the Labor Party to establish Independence in January 2011.
Herzog is chairman and whip of the Israeli-Australian Parliamentary Association. He is also one of the few Knesset members who still serves in the military reserve (with the rank of Major).
In 2011 Herzog was an unsuccessful candidate for the Labor Party leadership. He finished third in the primaries that year, after Shelly Yechimovich and Amir Peretz.
Leader of the Opposition
On 22 November 2013 Herzog was elected leader of the Labor Party, defeating incumbent Shelly Yachimovich by 58.5% to 41.5%. In doing so, he became Leader of the Opposition. Whereas Yachimovich focused first on socioeconomic issues, Herzog prioritizes security and resolution of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Herzog with Israeli Arabs
Ten days after the election, Herzog met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to pledge his support for the two-state solution.
Herzog has reportedly reached out to Shas leader Aryeh Deri to increase cooperation between the two opposition factions.
Isaac Herzog speaking at the Munich Security Conference 2015
In June 2014, Herzog criticized PM Benjamin Netanyahu for failing to engage the international community, failing to present a proposal for peace with Palestinians, and failure to work effectively with the President of the United States, Barack Obama.
Herzog with election Poster with a fading Natanyahu
Herzog declared that Netanyahu’s “loathing and hostility for Barack Obama” was one of his greatest failures, since it put Israel’s security at risk.
With the governing coalition dissolving and new elections expected in March 2015, Herzog called on Hatnua and Kadima parties to join his Labor Party in forming a new coalition. In an interview with YNET, he stated, “I am capable of replacing Netanyahu. I will do everything in order to establish a bloc before the elections.”
Herzog with Livini
Shortly thereafter, Herzog and Tzipi Livni, who was justice minister and is head of a centrist faction, announced they would campaign on a joint slate in the upcoming election in an effort to keep Netanyahu, leader of the LikudParty, from securing a fourth term as prime minister. The joint list is named Zionist Union.
Election Poster with Herzog Replacing Natanyahu
Business leaders see peace boost if Netanyahu loses Israeli election
An upset victory by Israel’s centre-left opposition led By Issac Herzog in Tuesday’s election could be a welcome change for a business and corporate sector eager for the “peace dividend” that might come with a government willing to talk with the Palestinians.
Shimon Peres ex President of Israel endorsed Herzog for the election
Although Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party is traditionally viewed as more pro-business, leading industrialists say a government led by the Zionist Union opposition is unlikely to pursue an anti-business agenda.
And though a centre-left government may spend more on social and welfare issues, the potential benefits of a return to a peace process outweigh the risks, they say.
Herzog for Prime Minister of Israel
Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing information for the 2015 model year G63 AMG 6×6.
It seems there is enough demand to continue production for a second model year of the ultra-exclusive G63 AMG 6×6 as Mercedes-Benz has announced deliveries of the 2015MY will commence on September 1.
While the previous version had a starting price of 451,010 EUR (VAT included) in Germany, the modestly revised model is even more expensive, carrying an exorbitant price tag of 456,900 EUR.
For almost an additional 5,900 EUR the six-wheeled G-Class gets an extended list of standard equipment which now includes a heated windscreen as well as folded & heated exterior mirrors together with an auto-dimming rear view mirror.
The 3,850 kg (8,487 lbs) behemoth continues to have a twin-turbo V8 5.5-liter engine rated at 544 PS (400 kW) and 758 Nm (560 lb-ft) delivered to all six wheels via a 7G-TRONIC automatic gearbox.
Just like the 2014 model year, production of the 2015MY G63 AMG 6×6 will be capped at around 20-30 units.
Deliveries of the 2015 model will start on Sept. 1, and the truck is now open for orders–at least for those customers who can legally register them in their jurisdictions, which doesnot include the U.S. We got a chance to drive one of these trucks in the sands of Dubai last year, and we found it well suited for that sort of terrain.
This variant of the G-class entered limited production in 2013, powered by a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 producing 544 hp and 560 lb-ft.
These performance figures gave it a 0-60 time of around 7 seconds, according to Mercedes-Benz, with all that power being channeled to the all-wheel-drive powertrain via a seven-speed automatic transmission. Spun off from a military version built for the Australian armed forces, the G63 AMG 6×6 has been stuffed with all the luxury trimmings of the standard-wheelbase 4×4 G63, in addition to receiving high profile all-terrain tires, a thoroughly reworked suspension and a cargo bed that’s probably too nice to put anything in.
Specially modified G-class vehicles including stretched versions by BINZ, Friederichs, and Transeco Bremen are not that uncommon in Europe, though their modifications serve specific needs, mostly related to security.
Sometimes automakers go absolutely bonkers and bequeath a product on the world that makes no logical sense – except to make people grin from ear to ear. The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6 is just such a vehicle with six wheels, three axles, five differentials and a 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 making 536 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque.
The result is a truck that looks more appropriate to handle the dystopian future rather than any paved road on Earth, especially the $1.35 million armored version. Unfortunately, if you have a hankering to own a brand-new example, it’s too late because Mercedes is ending production of the behemoth.
Since introducing the 6X6 in 2013, Mercedes actually sold more than it originally anticipated by moving more than 100 of them, according to GT Spirit, but the German automaker has ended production to keep the model special. Still, those production numbers aren’t too shabby considering the truck’s ultra-niche nature and base price of 379,000 euros ($430,000 at current exchange rates).
While wealthy clients who desire luxury with their off-roading can no longer order the 6X6, Mercedes isn’t entirely abandoning these customers yet. The company is already previewing the G500 4×4² that takes the six-wheeler’s pumped up suspension and wheels but reinterprets the look on the more conventional, two-axle body style. Buyers might have to accept a naturally aspirated 5.5-liter V8, though. A debut for the new model is expected for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show in early March.
Sex reassignment surgery for male-to-female involves reshaping the male genitalsinto a form with the appearance of, and, as far as possible, the function of female genitalia. Prior to any surgeries, patients usually undergo hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and, depending on the age at which HRT begins, facial hair removal. There are associated surgeries patients may elect to, including facial feminization surgery, breast augmentation, and various other procedures.
Lili Elbe was the first known recipient of male-to-female sex reassignment surgery, in Germany in 1930. She was the subject of five surgeries: one of penectomy andorchiectomy, one intended to transplant ovaries, two to remove the ovaries aftertransplant rejection, and vaginoplasty. However, she died three months after her fifth operation.
Christine Jørgensen was likely the most famous recipient of sex reassignment surgery, having her surgery done in Denmark in late 1952 and being outed right afterwards. She was a strong advocate for the rights of transgender people.
Another famous person to undergo male-to-female sex reassignment surgery was Renée Richards. She transitioned and had surgery in the mid-1970s, and successfully fought to have transgender people recognized in their new sex.
The first male-to-female surgeries in the United States took place in 1966 at the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center. The first physician who performed sex reassignment surgeries in the United States was the late Dr. Elmer Belt. He stopped doing these surgeries in the late sixties.
When changing anatomical sex from male to female, the testicles are removed, and the skin of foreskin and penis is usually inverted, as a flap preserving blood and nerve supplies (a technique pioneered by Sir Harold Gillies in 1951), to form a fully sensitive vagina (vaginoplasty). A clitoris fully supplied with nerve endings (innervated) can be formed from part of the glans of the penis. If the patient has been circumcised (removal of the foreskin), or if the surgeon’s technique uses more skin in the formation of the labia minora, the pubic hair follicles are removed from some of the scrotal tissue, which is then incorporated by the surgeon within the vagina. Other scrotal tissue forms the labia majora.
In extreme cases of shortage of skin, or when a vaginoplasty has failed, a vaginal lining can be created from skin grafts from the thighs or hips, or a section of colon may be grafted in (colovaginoplasty). These linings may not provide the same sensate qualities as results from the penile inversion method, but the vaginal opening is identical, and the degree of sensation is approximately the same as that of most biological women, so pleasure should not be less.
Surgeon’s requirements, procedures, and recommendations in the days before and after, and the months following, these procedures vary enormously.
Plastic surgery, since it involves skin, is never an exact procedure, and cosmetic refining to the outer vulva is sometimes required. Some surgeons prefer to do most of the crafting of the outer vulva as a second surgery, when other tissues, blood and nerve supplies have recovered from the first surgery. This relatively minor surgery, which is usually performed only under local anaesthetic, is called labiaplasty.
The aesthetic, sensational, and functional results of vaginoplasty vary greatly. Surgeons vary considerably in their techniques and skills, patients’ skin varies in elasticity and healing ability (which is especially affected by smoking), any previous surgery in the area can impact results, and surgery can be complicated by problems such as infections, blood loss, or nerve damage.
Supporters of colovaginoplasty state that this method is better than use of skin grafts for the reason that colon is already mucosal, where as skin is not. However, many post-op trans women report that the skin used to line their vaginas develops mucosal qualities from months to years post-op. For others, lubrication is needed when having sex and occasional douching is advised so that bacteria does not start to grow and give off odors.
Because the human body treats the new vagina as a wound, any current technique of vaginoplasty requires some long-term maintenance of volume (vaginal dilation), by the patient, using medical graduated dilators, dildos, or suitable substitutes, to keep the vagina open. Sexual intercourse is not an adequate method of performing dilation.
Regular application of estrogen into the vagina, for which there are several standard products, may help, but this must be calculated into total estrogen dose. Some surgeons have techniques to ensure continued depth, but extended periods without dilation will still often result in reduced diameter (vaginal stenosis) to some degree, which would require stretching again, either gradually, or, in extreme cases, under anaesthetic.
With current procedures, trans women do not have ovaries or uteri. This means that they are unable to bear children ormenstruate, and that they will need to remain on hormone therapy after their surgery to maintain female hormonal status.
Other related procedures
Facial feminization surgery
Occasionally these basic procedures are complemented further with feminizing cosmetic surgeries or procedures that modify bone or cartilage structures, typically in the jaw, brow, forehead, nose and cheek areas. These are known as facial feminization surgery or FFS.
Breast augmentation is the enlargement of the breasts. Some trans women choose to undergo this procedure if hormone therapy does not yield satisfactory results. Usually, typical growth for trans women is one to two cup sizes below closely related females such as the mother or sisters. Estrogen is responsible for fat distribution to the breasts, hips and buttocks, while progesterone is responsible for developing the actual milk glands. Progesterone also rounds out the breast to an adult tanner stage 5 shape and matures and darkens the areola.
Voice feminization surgery
Some MTF individuals may elect to have voice surgery, altering the range or pitch of the person’s vocal cords. However, this procedure carries the risk of impairing a trans woman’s voice forever, as happened to transsexual economist and author Deirdre McCloskey. Because estrogens by themselves are not able to alter a person’s voice range or pitch, some people proceed to seek treatment. Other options are available to people wishing to speak in a less masculine tone. Voice feminization lessons are available to train trans women to practice feminization of their speech.
Tracheal shave is also sometimes used to reduce the cartilage
in the area of the throat to conform to more feminine dimensions, to greatly reduce the appearance of an Adam’s apple.
Because male hips and buttocks are generally smaller than those of a female, some MTF individuals will choose to undergobuttock augmentation. If, however, efficient hormone therapy is conducted before the patient is past puberty, the pelvis will broaden slightly, and even if the patient is past their teen years, a layer of subcutaneous fat will be distributed over the body rounding contours.
Trans women usually end up with a waist to hip ratio of around 0.8, and if estrogen is administered at a young enough age “before the bone plates close”, some trans women may achieve a waist to hip ratio of 0.7 or lower. The pubescent pelvis will broaden under estrogen therapy even if the skeleton is physically male.
David Royston Bailey, CBE (born 2 January 1938) is an English fashion and portrait photographer.
Early life David Bailey was born in Leytonstone, East London, to Herbert Bailey, a tailor’s cutter, and his wife, Sharon, a machinist. From the age of three he lived in East Ham.
“In the winter”, he recalled, the family “would take bread-and-jam sandwiches and go to the cinema every night because in those days it was cheaper to go to the cinema than to put on the gas fire. I’ll bet I saw seven or eight movies a week.”
I remember our house being bombed when I was three. It was in Leytonstone – Alfred Hitchcock was born in the next street – in the East End, and we moved to East Ham. Some days you went to school and some days you didn’t, and some days at school you went into the shelter.
I remember watching the doodlebugs [V-1 flying bombs] in the sky. AV-2 rocket knocked out a cinema in Upton Park where I used to go. I was not happy, I thought Hitler had killed Mickey Mouse and Bambi.
I remember looking through the railings, waiting for my mum to take me home from Plashet Grove school. And I remember that for once in my life I got something right: when we were asked, “Who built the Suez Canal?” I said, “The French.” I got it right by accident: I thought everyone who was foreign was French. After that, it was downhill all the way.
Bailey developed a love of natural history, and this led him into photography. Suffering from undiagnosed dyslexia, he experienced problems at school. He attended a private school, Clark’s College in Ilford, where he says they taught him less than the more basic council school. As well as dyslexia he also has the motor skill disorder dyspraxia (developmental coordination disorder).
We were posh East End, if that’s possible, but I had cardboard in my shoes and was at the social bottom of this cheap private school; some of the parents had tobacconist’s shops, which was a bit posher.
In one school year, he claims he only attended 33 times. He left school on his fifteenth birthday, to become a copy boy at the Fleet Street offices of the Yorkshire Post. He raced through a series of dead end jobs, before his call up for National Service in 1956, serving with the Royal Air Force in Singapore in 1957. The appropriation of his trumpet forced him to consider other creative outlets, and he bought a Rolleiflex camera.
He was demobbed in August 1958, and determined to pursue a career in photography, he bought a Canon rangefinder camera.
Unable to obtain a place at the London College of Printing because of his school record, he became a second assistant to David Ollins, in Charlotte Mews. He earned £3 10s (£3.50) a week, and acted as studio dogsbody. He was delighted to be called to an interview with photographer John French.
One of Bailey’s images of London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray
In 1959, Bailey became a photographic assistant at the John French studio, and in May 1960, he was a photographer for John Cole’s Studio Five, before being contracted as a fashion photographer for British Vogue magazine later that year.
He also undertook a large amount of freelance work.
Along with Terence Donovan and Brian Duffy, Bailey captured and helped create the ‘Swinging London’ of the 1960s: a culture of fashion and celebrity chic. The three photographers socialised with actors, musicians and royalty, and found themselves elevated to celebrity status. Together, they were the first real celebrity photographers, named by Norman Parkinson “the Black Trinity”.
The film Blowup (1966), directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, depicts the life of a London fashion photographer (played by David Hemmings). This character was inspired by Bailey. The “Swinging London” scene was aptly reflected in his Box of Pin-Ups (1964): a box of poster-prints of 1960s celebrities including Terence Stamp, The Beatles, Mick Jagger, Jean Shrimpton, PJ Proby,Cecil Beaton, Rudolf Nureyev, Andy Warhol and notorious East End gangsters, the Kray twins.
The Box was an unusual and unique commercial release. It reflected the changing status of the photographer that one could sell a collection of prints in this way. (The strong objection to the presence of the Krays on the part of a fellow photographer, Lord Snowdon, was the major reason no American edition of the “Box” ever appeared and that a second British edition was not issued.) The record sale for a copy of ‘Box of Pin-Ups’ is reported as “north of £20,000″.
Bailey’s ascent at Vogue was meteoric. Within months he was shooting covers and, at the height of his productivity, he shot 800 pages of Vogue editorial in one year. Penelope Tree, a former girlfriend, described him as “the king lion on the Savannah: incredibly attractive, with a dangerous vibe. He was the electricity, the brightest, most powerful, most talented, most energetic force at the magazine”.
American Vogue’s creative director Grace Coddington, then a model herself, said “It was the Sixties, it was a raving time, and Bailey was unbelievably good-looking. He was everything that you wanted him to be – like the Beatles but accessible – and when he went on the market everyone went in. We were all killing ourselves to be his model, although he hooked up with Jean Shrimpton pretty quickly”.
Jean Shrimpton 1961
Of model Jean Shrimpton, Bailey said:
She was magic and the camera loved her too. In a way she was the cheapest model in the world – you only needed to shoot half a roll of film and then you had it. She had the knack of having her hand in the right place, she knew where the light was, she was just a natural.
Since 1966, Bailey has also directed several television commercials and documentaries. From 1968 to 1971 he directed and produced TV documentaries titled Beaton, Warhol and Visconti. As well as fashion photography, Bailey photographed album sleeve art for musicians including The Rolling Stones and Marianne Faithfull.
One of Bailey’s most famous works depicts the Rolling Stones including Brian Jones, who drowned in 1969 while under the influence of drink and drugs. He is seen standing slightly apart from the rest of the group.
Bailey was hired in 1970 by Island Records’ Chris Blackwell to shoot publicity photos of Cat Stevens for his upcoming album Tea for the Tillerman. Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) maintains that he disliked having his photo on the cover of his albums, as had previously been the case, although he allowed Bailey’s photographs to be placed on the inner sleeve of the album.
Bailey in 2011
In 1972 rock musician Alice Cooper was photographed by Bailey for Vogue magazine, almost naked apart from a snake. Cooper used Bailey the following year to shoot for the group’s chart topping ‘Billion Dollar Babies’ album.
The shoot included a baby wearing shocking eye makeup and, supposedly, one billion dollars in cash requiring the shoot to be under armed guard.
In 1976, Bailey published Ritz Newspaper together with David Litchfield. In 1985, Bailey was photographing stars at the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium. As he recalled later: “The atmosphere on the day was great. At one point I got a tap on my shoulder and spun round. Suddenly there was a big tongue down my throat! It was Freddie Mercury.”
Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie
In 1992, Bailey directed the BBC drama Who Dealt? starring Juliet Stevenson, story by Ring Lardner. In 1995 he directed and wrote the South Bank Film The Lady is a Tramp featuring his wife Catherine Bailey. In 1998 he directed a documentary with Ginger Television Production, Models Close Up, commissioned by Channel 4 Television.
In 2012, the BBC made a film of the story of his 1962 New York photoshoot with Jean Shrimpton, entitled We’ll Take Manhattan.
Aneurin Bernard in film we will take Manhatten.
In October 2013 Bailey took part in Art Wars at the Saatchi Gallery curated by Ben Moore. The artist was issued with a storm trooper helmet, which he transformed into a work of art.
Proceeds went to the Missing Tom Fund set up by Ben Moore to find his brother Tom who has been missing for over ten years.
The work was also shown on the Regents Park platform as part of Art Below Regents Park. Honours/Awards
On 16 June 2001, as part of that year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, Bailey was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire “for services to Art”.
Nagaland series which depicts ordinary Indian people
He was awarded The Royal Photographic Society’s Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship (HonFRPS) in recognition of a sustained, significant contribution to the art of photography in 2005.
With Kate Moss Painting
Bailey takes a keen interest in art. An exhibition of his paintings and mixed media works was held at London’s Scream, opening in October 2011. It presents portraits and paintings inspired by his childhood, influences, inspiration, fears and desires. Personal life
Bailey has been married four times: in 1960 to Rosemary Bramble; in 1965 to the actress Catherine Deneuve (divorced 1972); in 1975 to American fashion model and writer Marie Helvin; and in 1986 to the model Catherine Dyer (born 20 July 1961), to whom he remains married. He is a long-time vegetarian and refrains from drinking alcohol.
An art-lover with a long-held passion for the works of Picasso, he now lives near Glastonbury, Somerset. Bailey has three children.
On 26 January 2012, the story of his relationship with Jean Shrimpton was broadcast on BBC Four in a film, We’ll Take Manhattan, with Aneurin Barnard playing the part of Bailey.
2002 portrait of millionaire businessman and author – and former criminal – Roy Shaw.
He was named one of GQ’s 50 best dressed British men in 2015.
• Box of Pin-Ups, 1964
• Goodbye Baby & Amen, 1969
Amanda Lear photographed by David Bailey and styled by salvador Dali
• Warhol, 1974
• Beady Minces, 1974
• Papua New Guinea, 1975
• Mixed Moments, 1976
• Trouble and Strife, 1980
• Bailey NW1, 1982
• Black & White Memories, 1983
• Nudes 1981–1984, 1984
• Imagine, 1985
• If We Shadows, 2001
• The Lady is a Tramp, 1995
• Rock & Roll Heroes, 1997
• Archive One, 1999 (also titled The Birth of the Cool for USA)
• Chasing Rainbows, 2001
• Art of Violence, Kate Kray & David Bailey, 2003 (also titled Diamond Geezers)
• Bailey/Rankin Down Under, 2003
• Archive Two: Locations, 2003
• Bailey’s Democracy, 2005
• Havana, 2006
• NY JS DB 62, 2007
• Pictures That Mark Can Do, 2007
• Is That So Kid, 2008
• David Bailey: 8 Minutes: Hirst & Bailey, 2009 With Damien Hirst
• EYE, 2009
• Flowers, Skulls, Contacts, 2010
• British Heroes in Afghanistan, 2010
• National Portrait Gallery 1971
• One Man Retrospective Victoria & Albert Museum 1983
• International Center of Photography (ICP) NY 1984
• Curator “Shots of Style” Victoria & Albert Museum 1985
• Pictures of Sudan for Band Aid at The Institute for Contemporary Arts (ICA) *1985
• Auction at Sotheby’s for Live Aid Concert for Band Aid 1985
• Bailey Now! Royal Photographic Society in Bath 1989
• Numerous Exhibitions at Hamiltons Gallery, London. 1989 to now
• Fahey Klein Gallery, Los Angeles 1990
• Camerawork Photogallerie, Berlin. 1997
• Carla Sozanni. Milan. 1997
• A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans. 1998
• Touring exhibition “Birth of the Cool” 1957–1969 & contemporary work
• Barbican Art Gallery, London – 1999
• National Museum of Film, Photography & Television, Bradford. 1999–2000
• Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden. 2000
• City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland 2000
• Modern Art Museum, The Dean Gallery, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 2001
• Proud Gallery London Bailey /Rankin Down Under
• Gagosian Gallery. Joint with Damien Hirst “14 Stations of the Cross” 2004
• Gagosian Gallery. Artists by David Bailey. 2004
• Democracy. Faggionato Fine Arts 2005
• Havana. Faggionato Fine Arts 2006
• Pop Art Gagosian London 2007
• Galeria Hilario Galguera Mexico 2007
• National Portrait Gallery – Beatles to Bowie 2009
• Bonhams, London. Pure Sixties Pure Bailey 2010
• Pangolin London. Sculpture + 2010
• The Stockdale Effect, Paul Stolper Gallery, London 2010
• David Bailey’s East End. Compressor House, London, 2012.
• David Bailey’s East End Faces London February/May 2013
• Bailey’s Stardust, National Portrait Gallery, London 2014
• David Bailey Stardust, PAC – Padiglione di Arte Contemporanea, Milano (Italy) 2015
Many of us can be sqeamish when it comes to discussions about women’s sexual health. There’s one topic I always have trouble talking about: The practice of FGM, female genital mutilation, or excision.
Serge Bambara is a hip hop artist, actor and political activist from Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. Born in what was then the Republic of Upper Volta, the son of a Bissa father and a French mother, he moved to France to study in 1991.
Of course it’s hard to discuss. We’re talking about women in many parts of the world who, at a young age, have the most sensitive parts of their sex organs removed — and their mothers and fathers allow it. In some cultures, it’s a tradition.
But a rapper from Burkina Faso, in West Africa, is trying to break the stigma of talking about FGM.
Smockey is a rapper who lives in the capital city of Ouagadougou and he’s trying to make strides in the fight against FGM with his latest song, “Tomber la Lame,” or “Drop the Blade.”
Each time her sex is butchered with the pretext of purity…
…three million of our sisters face this violence each year…
“Some women told me that when they listen to that song, they start crying because it’s a sad song,” he says.
His own family has plenty of experience in fighting FGM. “My wife is also very [skeptical] about this practice,” Smockey says. When she refused to undergo it herself, she was kicked out of her house.
But he also thinks it’s important for men to act, as well as women. “Men [are] not obliged to talk about this stuff, you know?” Smockey says. “It’s more comfortable for us to shut our mouth, [but] I think it’s better that a man is talking about [it]. … It’s a female fight, but we have [to have] the respect to denounce it, because we are part of this humanity.”
Kemet the Capital of the Land of KEMET is the name of ancient Egypt in the Egyptian Language
The upper Nile gave birth to urban civilization in this ancient part of the world. Today it is one of the densest places on earth, and it is growing rapidly. Greater Cairo’s population is set to grow from 18 million people to 40 million people by 2050.
STRATEGIC LOCATION The site is situated along the corridor between Cairo and the Red Sea, providing linkages to significant shipping routes. The city is bound to become a focal point of the Eastern Cairo region.
UNIQUE TOPOGRAPHIC FEATURES This new capital city is a special place. It has a striking landscape, and remarkably diverse landforms. There are both prominent peaks and deep valleys.
Vibrant Space With over 10,000 km of boulevards, avenues and streets, the city will be pedestrian-friendly. It will have vibrant recreational spaces to bring people together. It will be buzzing with life day and night.
WELL-PLANNED CITY The vision is focused on best practices in design, ecology and culture. The city will have a variety of medium and high-density districts to address the issues of land constraint and population density.
No one really cares about paid for by Anti Egypt Human rights groups.
STRATEGY FOR SUCCESS This is a rare opportunity for the people of this vibrant nation to create a strategy and a bold vision for a new capital city in Egypt. This is a momentous endeavour to build national spirit, foster consensus and provide for the country’s sustainable long-term growth.
FLEXIBLE FRAMEWORK FOR THE FUTURE This vision plan offers a set of strategies to guide growth over the next 40 to 50 years. Therefore, it must be flexible enough to adjust to future changes. It calls for a new destination designed to adapt and embrace its natural desert setting.
BOOST TO NATIONAL ECONOMY The commitment of the Egyptian Government to shift significant administrative and service functions to the new city will provide a catalyst for creating synergistic job opportunities for the country’s youth.
SERIES OF DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS In order to draw people to this new capital city, a series of key catalyst developments will be established at its core. This will include a new government administrative district for Egypt, a future city centre district, and a wide variety of new urban neighbourhoods.
Inspiration One doesn’t have to look far for inspiration for what this new capital city can offer. Cairo provides a world-city atmosphere of historic significance and local inspiration. Inspiration for the future city will also be drawn from the best civic environments from across the globe.
VIBRANT CENTRE FOR RECREATION This pedestrian-focused and people-friendly city will have vibrant urban places of mixed-use squares and public plazas. Gardens, public parks and recreation spaces will also bring people together. It will be buzzing with life day and night. A CATALYST FOR
EGYPTIAN RENAISSANCE The new capital city will address the pressing issue of population density in urban areas of Northern Egypt. It will help to strengthen and diversify the country’s economic potential by creating new places to live, work and visit.
A NEW CITY IDENTITY In order to draw people to this new capital city, a series of key catalyst developments will be established at its core. This will include a new government administrative district, a cultural district and a wide variety of urban neighbourhoods.
Quality of Life The creation of a diverse and livable city requires a rich variety of spaces to live, work and play. Special districts within this new destination will have urban neighbourhoods, lush gardens and shaded walkways. This will help create a new identity and sense of urbanity.
RICH VARIETY OF SPACES Each city district and individual neighbourhood will have a distinct character, community form and unique social centre.
HABITABLE DWELLINGS FOR FAMILIES This new capital city will provide for an exceptional quality of life with compact walkable urban neighborhoods, lush gardens and shaded walkways to ensure a sense of community.
MIXED-USE COMMUNITIES Each community within the city will provide employment and living opportunities as well as a variety of shops, cafes, schools, religious establishments and public parks for residents, workers and visitors alike.
Smart City This new capital city will be a Smart City, and it will embrace an ethos of sustainability born from Egypt’s tradition. The new capital will take advantage of the sustainable technologies of today as well as be adaptable to future technologies, further enhancing its resource-efficiency.
HUB FOR INNOVATION This city will present many opportunities for the youth to explore new horizons. It will develop as a centre for international collaborations.
UNIQUE LANDSCAPE AND ASSETS The unique ecology of the site will be protected and organic waste recycled in order to grow. healthy, local food, resulting in the emergence of a park land.
FULL NETWORK OF TRANSPORTATION The city will be well-connected locally, regionally and internationally. The focus will be on promoting pedestrian-friendly choices throughout the city.
FOCUS ON SUSTAINABILITY The new capital will make use of the sustainable technologies of today as well as be adaptable to future technologies while supporting a healthy lifestyle.
CREDO OF WATER The new city’s infrastructure will be able to make, reuse and conserve water, thereby making it responsible and resilient to change.
City Of The Future Cairo Capital is a momentous endeavour to build national spirit, foster consensus, provide for long-term sustainable growth and address various issues faced by Egypt through a new city, which will create more places to live, work and visit.
EGYPTIAN RENAISSANCE The masterplan is to create a global city with smart infrastructure for Egypt’s future, which will provide a multitude of economic opportunities and offer a distinct quality of life.
FRAMEWORK FOR THE FUTURE The aim is to create a new destination, designed to adapt and embrace its natural setting, while being diverse in uses and welcoming to all income-levels and cultures.
NEW SMART CITY The vision is focused on best global practices in design, ecology and culture. Considering the issue of land constraint and population density, the city will be built with a variety of medium and high-density districts.
Shimpei Takahashi thinks we should forget about analyzing data or sales figures and just come up with ideas — lots and lots of ideas.
Shimpei Takahashi always dreamed of designing toys. But when he started work as a toy developer, he found that the pressure to use data as a starting point for design quashed his creativity. In this short, funny talk, Takahashi describes how he got his ideas flowing again, and shares a simple game anyone can play to generate new ideas.
Shimpei Takahashi has developed many toys for Bandai, including the popular Mugen Puchi Puchi, a game that exploits the universal love of popping bubble wrap. The toy received the Grand Prize “Trendy Toy” Award from the Japan Toy Association.
In 2005, Takahashi invented a board game called Simpei, while he also works in the digital realm, having designed the social gaming app, Onedari Wanko (Fawning Puppy).
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