Martine Aubry, mayor of Lille, visits the exhibition called “Desesperanza”

Martine Aubry (C), mayor of Lille, visits the exhibition called "Desesperanza" by French artist Theo Mercier at the Tri Postal exhibition hall during the Lille 3000 "Fantastic" event in Lille, France. Festivities of Lille 3000 "Fantastic" will start with the opening parade on October 6, under the theme of "Urban Metamorphosis," and will continue until January 13, 2013 with major exhibitions. (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)

Martine Aubry (C), mayor of Lille, visits the exhibition called “Desesperanza” by French artist Theo Mercier at the Tri Postal exhibition hall during the Lille 3000 “Fantastic” event in Lille, France. Festivities of Lille 3000 “Fantastic” will start with the opening parade on October 6, under the theme of “Urban Metamorphosis,” and will continue until January 13, 2013 with major exhibitions. (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)