The original quote is in French of course:

'La peinture, c’est très facile
quand vous ne savez pas comment faire.
Quand vous le savez, c’est très difficile.'

DEGAS was the working title the Ministry used when the decision was made to establish this council. We looked up the painter and found this description:

'Though in retrospect Degas is often referred to as an impressionist, he considered himself a realist, illuminating his notion that reality often lies beyond what the eye can perceive.'

This seemed to be rather relevant to what we intended to do. When we also came across a relevant quote from Degas himself -see the header of this site- we decided DEGAS would remain our name.

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Whodunnit

Test Your Awareness - Whodunnit

Even if you look closely you may miss some details. The purpose of this video was to point out the vulnerability of cyclists in traffic via this classical scene from a murder mystery set in a British mansion.

Monkey Business

The Monkey Business Illusion

A classic with a twist. Count the number of times the players in the white shirts pass the ball to each other. Has a surprise in store for those familiar with the original video.

Card Trick part 1

The Color Changing Card Trick

The trick itself is rather basic. Cards change color. The surprise comes with part two, a replay from a broader perspective.

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