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The Gastronomic Alibi & Roots Issue (2 mn)

Beyond being what merely keeps us alive, food has become an excuse, a reason to be creative, a pretext to flirt, to talk to strangers, to share our most intimate stories with the ones we love. And ...


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Editorial (1 mn)

YUCA is biannual bookazine devoted to art, photography, literature, and culture. Every issue is a canvas on which a chosen topic, that we call our alibi , couples with a cross-cutting idea in order...


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Martha rosler’s food novels. about radical storytelling (7 mn)

Art books have played their part in art history. They have allowed artists to inquire on subjects that intrigue them in a new variety of ways and to reach an increasingly larger public. Art histori...


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The summer leaves us rashly (7 mn)

The summer leaves us rashly. A windy rainstorm insolently welcomes us, much to the relief of our cheeks and shoulders, overexposed to the sun for months. Holding hands with this gray day, Sufjan St...


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The complex life of tableware (4 mn)

ANDREAS grew up between Afghanistan, Lebanon and Portugal, then studied design and silversmithing in Germany and in Great Britain at the Royal College of Art. His tableware creations are nourished ...


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My cornerin the world (1 mn)

ALICE was born in Rio de Janeiro. Her childhood dream of becoming an artist took her, when she was old enough to go to college, to live in London and New York, two cities where contact with an arra...


Meaningful smells from childhood years (7 mn)

SOFYAN was born and grew up in Brussels, Belgium, a place where more than half of the population is somehow connected to another culture. His parents, for instance, are Moroccan emigrants. He studi...


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Don’t be rude at Leonardo’s table (5 mn)

We Revisit And Illustrate Some Of The Table Etiquette Advice Leonardo Da Vinci Gave To Hosts And Guests According To Leonardo’s Kitchen Notebooks: Leonardo Da Vinci’s Notes On Cookery And Table Eti...


Beyond the visible (1 mn)

We’ve heard and read so much about some international conflicts that we tend to think we know all about them. But confrontation can be seen from countless perspectives —and ours is food. The Israel...


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Unknown inhabitants of the holy land (1 mn)

Photographer NATALY LEVICH is moved by the will to find herself within the borders of the land she was born in. For years she has sought inspiration in present day communities that live in balanced...