"3-D cities : Beirut" / "Villes en 3D : Beyrouth" - Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum’s map works / Les oeuvres cartographiques de Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum’s exhibition, held at the Centre Pompidou until the 28th of September, gathers over 100 works of this internationally renowned artist, in media as varied as performance, video, installation and sculpture. A dozen of these works give a particular overview of Mona Hatoum’s fascination for maps, which she represents as figurative images of real…

(Album "Revoir Paris" © François Schuiten et Benoît Peeters)

Exposition temporaire « Revoir Paris » de François Schuiten et Benoît Peeters à la Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine/ Temporary exhibition « Revoir Paris » of François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine

The temporary exhibition « Revoir Paris » held on 20 November 2014 to 9 March 2015, offers the opportunity to engage a dialog between the work of François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters, cartoonists, writers and screenwriters, with the one of Jules Verne, Robida or Le Corbusier, and, on the other hand, with development projects in Paris and…

(Panorama des sites célèbres sur la route de Tokaido)

« Hokusai », temporary exhibition in Paris

From October 1, 2014 to January 18 2015, the exhibition « Hokusai » is held at the Grand Palais in Paris. This exhibition presents nearly 500 works by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), one of the most famous Japanese artists in the world today. Much of the works presented will never leave Japan after the opening…

« Village », Séverine Hubard temporary exhibition in Strasbourg

  The French artist Séverine Hubard (born in 1977) present at the Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg (MAMCS) a temporary exhibition called Village. Work specially made for MAMCS, Village consists of an assembly of 18 « huts », mainly in wood and metal, hung together. This monumental work is eleven meters high. Installed in the…

« Spiral Jetty », Robert Smithson. Land art : quand l’espace réel devient l’espace artistique / When Real Space Becomes Art Space

Land art emerged in the late 60’s. This contemporary art movement uses real spaces, with their various natural or human components, to support sustainable or ephemeral artistic creation, where real space pertains to the work itself. Early forms of land art emerged in the West of the USA. Some works of Land Art are huge…

Immortel (ad Vitam) : les espaces d’une dictature à New-York en 2095/ New York dictatorship’s space in 2095

« Immortel (Ad Vitam) » is a French sci-fi movie directed in 2004 by Enki Bilal, designer of world famous comics. It is one of three films directed by Enki Bilal, all directly inspired by his works, the atmosphere that emerges and their imaginary geographies. The stories all take place in a more or less distant future,…

Exposition « MAPPAMUNDI. Art et Cartographie », Toulon/ Exhibition « MAPPAMUNDI. Art & Cartography »

From 16 March to 12 May 2013, hold at the Hotel des Arts in Toulon, the exhibition « Mappamundi. Art & Cartography ». This exhibition proposed to address the many and multiple links between arts and mapping through twenty six major artists who have « worked the map and questioned mapping » for forty years. Du 16 mars au…