The Optimisticians don’t only imagine a future filled with solidarity, respect for nature or creativity and arts; they are creating projects according to these values. I met and interviewed these persons that inspired me.

The Optimisticians #4 – Paco and Anuar

The Huerto Roma Verde is a green space in the Roma neighbourhood in the city of Mexico: the peaceful lungs of the area. I spent two hours in this magical place with its creator, Paco Ayala, who is passionate about the environment and culture and wants to show the...

The Optimisticians #3 – Clément

C’est dans un épisode en français, qui a plus la forme d’une discussion que d’un reportage, que nous allons à la rencontre de Clément. Il est un grand amateur de rap et lecteur de philosophie. Mais c’est dans le domaine de la littérature...

The Optimisticians #2 – Kelly and Khamla

Let me introduce Kelly and Khamla. They are passionnate about education and the arts. Chatting in their colourful kindergarden in Vientiane, where I volunteered for a month, they shared their passion with me. As well as their work in Vientiane, they are enabling...

The Optimisticians #1 – Om

This is Om, who lives in harmony with the wild nature of northern Laos. It’s hard to say who has more energy: Om, or his dog Kuma! Om’s strong ecological and social convictions radiate around Luand Prabang thanks to the sustainable projects he has set in place. I met...