Le Pavillon français de la 58ème Biennale internationale d’art de Venise est représenté par l’artiste française Laure Prouvost qui a choisi de s’associer à la commissaire Martha Kirszenbaum pour son projet Deep See Blue Surrounding You / Vois Ce Bleu Profond Te Fondre.
The Institut français has been a partner of the Grand Nord Workshop, organised by SODEC (the Quebec Cultural Entreprises Development Society) in collaboration with the International Organisation of La Francophonie, for seven years to enable the selection of a French-speaking African participant. He's the Chadian director Achilles Ronaimou, participant in La Fabrique Cinéma 2018 which was selected this year for its project Dia.
The 5th edition of the Night of Ideas will take place on Thursday 30th of January 2020 around the topic “Being alive”. The topic puts at the center of the Night of Ideas 2020 the interrogation of ecological balances and the relationship between the human and the world.
Initiated by Emmanuel Macron, the President of the French Republic, the Africa2020 Season will take place throughout France (mainland and overseas territories) from June 1st to mid-December 2020. Dedicated to the 54 states of the African continent, the Africa2020 Season is an extraordinary project. Designed around the major challenges of the 21st century, it will present the views of the African civil society and its recent diaspora. Africa2020 will be the sounding board for the changemakers who are impacting contemporary societies.
More than 60 artists from all over the world are being hosted in 2020 at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris as part of the Institut français's residency programme