International press clippings on F. Martel’s book, « Smart » (translated in a dozen languages) :
(for the French press reviews, see this page in French)
« Smart » is already published in Spanish in Spain and Latin America (Penguin Random House/Santillana/Taurus), Italian (Feltrinelli), English (HarperCollins), Korean (Geulhangari), Portuguese/Brazil (Record), Simplified Chinese (The Commercial Press, Beijing/智能—互联网时代文化疆域) and Traditionnal Chinese (Taïwan and Hong Kong).
More than 150 articles have been published about Smart in more than 30 countries. See below a selection of these papers (Articles are posted by chronological reverse order):
ARGENTINA (Nov 2017) : « Las Otras Internets », interview in Infoabe (Nov 12, 2017) ; « En la guerra mundial cultural, Argentina puede influir con su poder blando », interview with Juan Diego Brodersen in Clarín (Nov 25, 2017). [Press clippings from Random House Argentina here]
JAPAN : Global Gay has been published in japanese in December 2017 : See the article in the book review by Wataru Sawamura, for the Asahi Shimbun, the main Japanese daily newspape (Feb 22, 2017). Another book review in the weekly Shukan Dokusho-jin, a leading book-review journal for intellectuals (Feb.3, No. 3175). See also three other articles in japanese in the Tokyo Press : article 1 ; article 2. (December 2016) ; and article 3 (January 2017).
SWITZERLAND (Zurich, in German) : Long interview by Christian Junger for the main daily newspaper in German Swiss : NZZ. (Sunday November 13th, 2016)
BRAZIL (Brazilia) : Article and interview in the main daily newspaper in Brazilia, Correio Braziliense (May 10th, 2016).
PORTUGAL (LISBOA) : Interview on ‘Smart’ by Alexandra Prado Coelho for Publico (April 15th, 2016) ; and also an essay and profile about culture, tourism and the digital projects of the Portuguese governement, published in the cultural supplement Ipsilon in Portugal (April 15th, 2016).
ITALY : Interview by Fabio Gambaro in La Repubblica, March 2016 ; interview for the Stampa’s magazine Origami, March 2016 (part 1 & part 2) ; article on Il Post Libri (March 2016) ; conversation with Loredana Lipperini a Libri Comein Rome (Mars 2016) ; « Lo scrittore nell’era del digitale », by Davide Mazzocco in Blogo (Avril 2016).
CHINA : « Smart » has been translated in Dec. 2015 in Chinese (simplified Chinese) by Yan Ziyue’s publisher, in partnership with The Commercial Press, under the title : 智能—互联网时代文化疆域.
ITALY : Two pages’ interview by Stefano Montefiori about « Smart » and the future of culture and books in the digital age in Corriere della Serra : Page 1 & Page 2 (Dec. 20, 2015).
COLOMBIA : « La curaduria cultural en tiempos de Internet » by Sebastien Longhurst in Revista Arcadia on Jan 27, 2016 (Bogota); Interview on Nov 9th, 2015 in the daily newspaper Semana (Bogota). A dozen other articles, TV and radio shows in Colombia, Nov 2015 (see the PDF here). And the video of a public conference in Bogota here.
ARGENTINA : On « Smart » : A point of view of the « smart curation » concept in La Nacion by Diana Fernandez Irusta (Oct. 4, 2015).
ITALY : Parution of « Smart » in Italy (publisher: Feltrinelli, Oct 1, 2015) – 2014 : Interview for La Republica(3/12/2014) ; Interview about Smart in La Repubblica (July 2014) ; Interview and article on Smart by Stefano Montefiori in Corriere della Sera (April 2014). 2015 : Review in La Repubblica (Oct 10, 2015) ; Review by Giuseppe Fantasia in The Huffington Post Italy (Sept. 19, 2015) and by Laura Montanari for La Repubblica (Pisa Internet Festival, Oct 9, 2015) ; Review and interview by Riccardo Stagliano in il Venerdi/La Repubblica (Sept 25, 2015). Point of view on ‘Smart Curation’ or the future of cultural criticsm in La Republica (Roma) : PDF or Part I and Part II(September 6th, 2015). [See also a post by Filippo Sensi, an assistant of PM’s Matteo Renzi, on ‘Mainstream’ on his blog].
PERU (Lima) : Long interview on ‘Smart’ by Arnold Piedra Sosaya in El Peruano (Lima, Peru). Review of ‘Smart’ by Marco Sifuentes in La Republica (Lima, Peru) ; Review of « Global Gay » in El Comercio (Lima, Peru) and Diario 16(Lima, Peru). [+ others articles and interviews during the « International Book Fair » in Lima in July 2015.]
HONG KONG : Long interview and paper about ‘Mainstream’, on Dec 2014, which has been just translated in traditionnal chinese in Taïwan and Hong Kong : MingPao (main hongkonguese newspaper in chinese). Another interview with Prof Shen Cheng : see article.
COLOMBIA : Interview on « Global Gay » and « Smart » in october 2014 : for El Espectador (leading newspaper in Bogota, Colombia) : El Espectador (link in Spanish) or El Espectador (PDF in spanish). And a full time program interview for the National TV : Canal Capital « El Sofa ».
CHILE : Long interview about Global Gay and Smart in The Clinic, an important magazine in Chile : The Clinic (Chile, in spanish) & interview in the website Cooperativa (Chile). (September 2014)
BRAZIL : An article about « Smart » by Olga de Mello in Valor Economico (Sept 23, 2014).
EUROPEAN THINK TANK : Long excerpt of the conclusion of Smart published in English by EUNIC : Conclusion’s Excerpt(June 2014, in PDF see: pp.10 to 18)