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Merci Simone

Posted by
Mhelene (Villiers-sur-Marne, France) on 8 January 2018 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Simone Weil was a French lawyer and politician who served as Minister of Health under (Valéry Giscard d'Estaing), President of the European Parliament and member of the Constitutional Council of France.
A survivor from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp where she lost part of her family during the Holocaust
She was elected to the Académie française in November 2008.

She was best known for pushing forward the law legalizing abortion in France on 17 January 1975.
(source Wikipedia)

FUJIFILM X30 1/125 second F/2.2 ISO 100 8 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Interestingly, thank you for letting you know about the background of the picture.

8 Jan 2018 5:43am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Une personne de valeur pour la défense des femmes. )

8 Jan 2018 6:57am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition & textures!
Amazing street shot.

8 Jan 2018 8:28am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Une personne qui a avait et aura toujours mon admiration

8 Jan 2018 8:32am

Gérard from Allauch, France

Hélas un peu perdue cette pauvre Simone dans ce grand bordel, au point que sa contemporaine s'en échappe par la gauche !

8 Jan 2018 9:17am

Devi from Chennai, India

Thank you for the write up:)
Impressive image !!!!!!!!!!!

8 Jan 2018 9:45am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wonderful tribute and superb with your B&W treatment.

8 Jan 2018 9:54am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle scène de rue ! J'aime beaucoup !

8 Jan 2018 10:36am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a fascinating wall and a good documentary picture and story

8 Jan 2018 10:40am

Anne from France

Merci Simone!

8 Jan 2018 12:30pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

De sacrés pigeons et vue quelle affiche et captage sueprbe
Belle soirée

8 Jan 2018 2:11pm

franz from Baden, Austria

These are certainly things to remember her for and to say thank you!
I like the seemingly arbitrary collection in this 'mural'!

8 Jan 2018 2:12pm

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Une grande femme ! c'est bien qu'on s'en souvienne ! belle scène de rue !

8 Jan 2018 3:03pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

merci simone de me dire que je dois faire attention à ce style de pigeon qui me détruira

8 Jan 2018 4:02pm

willy from Belgium

une grande dame..

une belle scène de rue

bonne soirée

8 Jan 2018 4:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image and a nice tribute to the lady who accomplished so much.

8 Jan 2018 4:47pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image and a great tribute. :)

8 Jan 2018 5:42pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

An interesting tribute and wall of street art.

8 Jan 2018 6:09pm

jean pierre a from France

belle scène!! amitiés

8 Jan 2018 6:43pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great capture of these murals and thank you for the background information on Simone!!

8 Jan 2018 7:26pm

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

I like the different drawings and texts on the wall, I think I recognize Elvis even when he is wearing a disguise

8 Jan 2018 7:54pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

This great documentary wall nicely captured, good choice b/w.

8 Jan 2018 8:41pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A very interesting mural. It seems to convey a lot of messages. Wonderful background information. This is a fabulous black and white image.

8 Jan 2018 9:39pm

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

A wonderful tribute to one of the world's finest Heroine! May U also say "Merci, Simone!" <3

9 Jan 2018 12:02am



9 Jan 2018 12:54am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Good mural and interesting info about it.

9 Jan 2018 2:18am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

she seems out of place on that billboard

9 Jan 2018 2:45am