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Institut Suédois

2 weeks ago

The institute works as a hub for art, design, cinema, music, literature, promoting Swedish culture through a multi-disciplinary and contemporary programme. In parallel, the permanent art exhibition reflects Franco-Swedish relations over the last centuries.

The courtyard and garden are open to the public, and offer several activities: a summer library, open-air cinema, concerts, contemporary art installations and open-air exhibitions, etc.

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • Institut suédois Institut suédois
  • Institut suédois Institut suédois
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Villa Vassilieff

1 year ago

Villa Vassilieff is run by Bétonsalon — Center for art and research, which is thus opening its second site of activ­i­ties. Villa Vassilieff is con­­ceived as a place for working and living, where to stim­u­late the blos­­soming of ideas, encoun­ters and the sharing of knowl­­edge. Through exhi­bi­tions, sem­i­nars, work­shops, pro­jec­tions and encoun­ters of all kinds, the Villa strives to shake up art’s place in society in par­tic­ular by ques­tioning the role and uses of her­itage.

Pernod Ricard, its leading sponsor, has joined forces with Villa Vassilieff to create the Pernod Ricard Fellowship: a grant aimed at sup­porting four inter­na­tional artists, cura­tors and researchers in res­i­dence every year in the Villa’s studio.

Ambra Cascone

  • Exhibition view, Groupe Mobile, Villa Vassilieff, Paris, 2016. Photo by Aurélien Mole. Courtesy of Villa Vassilieff Exhibition view, Groupe Mobile, Villa Vassilieff, Paris, 2016. Photo by Aurélien Mole. Courtesy of Villa Vassilieff
  • Exhibition view, Groupe Mobile, Villa Vassilieff, Paris, 2016. Artworks by Jean Bhownagary, Life After Life, Suki Seokyeong Kang et Marc Vaux. Photo by Aurélien Mole. Courtesy of Villa Vassilieff Exhibition view, Groupe Mobile, Villa Vassilieff, Paris, 2016. Artworks by Jean Bhownagary, Life After Life, Suki Seokyeong Kang et Marc Vaux. Photo by Aurélien Mole. Courtesy of Villa Vassilieff
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Maison Européenne de la Photographie – MEP

1 year ago

Opened in 1996, this is a center for contemporary photographic located in the heart of Paris. It features an exhibition space as well as a library and a bookstore with a Cafè

MEP collection focuses on three photographic media, exhibition prints, the printed page, and film which are accessable through a guided tours, visits, conferences and film screenings. The collection counts 20.000 works of art, including photographs and videos. Every year MEP organizes four exhibition cycles of artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • MEP MEP
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Centquatre–Paris

2 years ago

Directed by José-Manuel Gonçalvès, the Centquatre–Paris is a space for research, residency and production of creative art, engaging artists and audiences internationally. The Centquatre–Parisen compasses all forms of art: theatre, dance, music, cinema, video and also culinary, digital and urban art.

Elena Scarpa

  • Centquatre – Paris Centquatre – Paris
  • Centquatre – Paris Centquatre – Paris
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Centre Culturelle Suisse

2 years ago

Located in the heart of the Marais, the Swiss Cultural Centre (RCC) aims to make Swiss contemporary art known in France and to promote the influence of Swiss artists.

It also aims to prodcue links between Swiss and French contemporary art. Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Foundation for Culture is the main source of funding of CCS.

The Swiss Cultural Center hosts two exhibition spaces (280 m2), an auditorium seating a hundred spectators and a library. The latter, designed by architects Jakob + MacFarlane, offers a rich selection of books, DVDs and CD. The focus is on contemporary art, architecture, graphics and literature.

Elena Scarpa

  • CCS, Paris CCS, Paris
  • CCS, Paris CCS, Paris
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Institut du Monde Arabe

2 years ago

The Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) is an organization founded in Paris in 1980 by 18 Arab countries with France to research and disseminate information about the Arab world and its cultural and spiritual values.

The Institute also promotes cooperation and exchanges between France and the Arab nations, particularly in the areas of science and technology, contributing to the understanding between the Arab world and Europe. Libya joined the institute in 1984.

In February 2012, the Institut du Monde Arabe unveiled its new museum after three years of work. In a building situated on the banks of the Seine, built in 1987 by the architect Jean Nouvel, visitors can discover the diversity of the Arab world and Arab-Islamic civilisation, from its origins to the present day.

More than 560 unique works are displayed across four levels: bronzes, ceramics, woodwork, textiles, scientific objects, illuminations, etc. Large-scale exhibitions are regularly organized.

Donatella Taranto

  • Courtesy of IMA Courtesy of IMA
  • Courtesy of IMA Courtesy of IMA
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FRAC, île‑de‑france

2 years ago

Frac île-de-france (FRAC = Regional collection of contemporary art) supports contemporary art creation. The collection include more than 1200 artwork of great diversity with particular attention paid to the emerging generation of artists. It also has an exhibition space launched in 2002, with a rich artistic agenda and three or four annual exhibitions. Le chateaux is frac île-de-france’s second venue and has been made available to frac île-de-france by the Communauté d’agglomération de Marne et Gondoire.

 

Donatella Taranto

  • Courtesy of FRAC Courtesy of FRAC
  • Courtesy of FRAC Courtesy of FRAC
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Bétonsalon

2 years ago

BétonsalonCentre for art and research is part of the University Paris 7 and aims to develop production, classification and distribution of knowledge.

Its program include collaborative projects and activities, thought to engage the local community within an international context. Exhibitions are enriched by different associated events (workshops, conferences, performances, round table discussion, ecc). Seminars and workshops are organized in collaboration with teachers from the University Paris 7. Also off-site research projects and residency programs are led in partnership with other institutions.

Donatella Taranto

  • Maryam Jafri, « The Day After », detail of Helihanta Rajaonarison, photographs from ANTA fund, at Bétonsalon – Centre for art and research Maryam Jafri, « The Day After », detail of Helihanta Rajaonarison, photographs from ANTA fund, at Bétonsalon – Centre for art and research
  • Camille Henrot, The Pale Fox (2014), photo by Sophie Kitching Camille Henrot, The Pale Fox (2014), photo by Sophie Kitching