Artist Zineb Sedira, who will represent France at the 59th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia in 2022, has chosen the curatorial team comprised of Yasmina Reggad, and Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath of Art Reoriented to curate her exhibition for the French Pavilion.
Considering Lebanon’s unprecedented crisis, the Institut français, in collaboration with the Institut français du Liban, supports Lebanese artists thanks to the deployment of exceptional residency opportunities in France through its program at the Cité internationale des arts.
From October 2020, eight Lebanese artists will be in residence in Paris for a period of three months in order to develop a research and creation project. These artists, coming from all artistic disciplines, will be supported by the Institut français for the development of their projects.
The Institut français is launching the digital campaign entitled #plusloin (#further), to promote French language learning among 18 to 25-year-olds, on a global scale.
Through this campaign, the Institut français and its partners are inviting young people from around the world to learn French in order to expand their horizons and increase their chances of success.
Initiated by the French Ministry of Culture, the Forum « Entrepreneurship in Culture » (« Entreprendre dans la Culture ») aims to provide practical and concrete information to cultural actors. It promotes innovative projects led by French cultural entrepreneurs.
Due to the health crisis, the 2020 edition of the Forum will take place online, from October 19th to 23rd.
For the new school year in September 2020, the Institut français is launching a new platform to promote film education in Europe, the European Film Factory, supported by the MEDIA sub-programme of the Creative Europe programme.
The programme has been developed in partnership with ARTE Education, subsidiary of ARTE, the European cultural television channel behind the digital education service Educ’ARTE, and European Schoolnet, a not-for-profit organisation which brings together thirty-four Education Ministries in Europe.
From 24 to 29 September 2020, the Institut français is organising a Focus devoted to the French-speaking world, in partnership with the Zébrures d’Automne festival in Limoges. It is the opportunity for the international schedulers invited to discover the diversity of creation in French and imagine the outlines of speaking French in the world that follows.