Manuela Paul-Cavallier

A true craftswoman, Manuela Paul-Cavallier uses gold leaf in exceptional creations, whether reinventing luxury objects or creating her own works.

 

Updated on 17/04/2019

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Martine Rey

A lacquer artist specialising in "urushi" plant-based lacquer, Martine Rey discovered this ancestral technique 40 years ago, during her studies at the University of Fine Arts in Kyoto, Japan. Trained by Master Shinkaï, since her initiation into the art she has been developing a sensitive and...

Published on 07/08/2019

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Laurel Parker and Paul Chamard

The bodies and souls of Laurel Parker Book, Laurel Parker and Paul Chamard are much more than the directors of an exceptional bookbinding workshop. Both defenders of tradition and explorers of innovative techniques, the duo are the very heart of a dedication to sublimation.

Published on 13/12/2019

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The Braque Prize : Paris Buenos aires

Every two years, the Institut français welcomes the winner of the Braque Prize for a six-month residency at the Cité internationale des arts, in Paris. A lookback at the history of this emblematic Prize, symbol of the artistic links that unite Argentina and France, since its creation in the 1960s.

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Updated on 13/10/2020

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Félicie dEstienne dOrves

Félicie d’Estienne d’Orves is a visual artist. Her work combines new technologies, light and sculptures, that mainly relate to subjects connected to astrophysics. The artist was rewarded by the Fondation Vasarely in 2018.

Updated on 13/11/2020

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Nova Autour du Monde

On 3 October 2020, Radio Nova launched Nova Autour du Monde (Nova Around the World), a programme of regular visits to foreign cities with the support of the Institut français and the French cultural network abroad. The first destination, Brussels, will be followed by other radiophonic meanderings...

Published on 23/10/2020

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Laurence Yared

Set designer, designer, visual artist and "interior graphic artist", Laurence Yared develops collaborations and protean works at the intersection of Art and Design. 

Updated on 15/09/2021

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François-Xavier Richard

François-Xavier Richard is a designer and printer of hand blocked wallpaper. A highly skilled Dominotier (maker of decorated paper), he is helping to revive a forgotten craft while exploring new avenues, particularly by combining traditional techniques and new technologies. 

Updated on 15/09/2021

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Karl Mazlo

Winner of the Prix Liliane Bettencourt pour l'intelligence de la main® (Liliane Bettencourt prize for the intelligence of hands) awarded by the Fondation Bettencourt Schueller. The jeweller Karl Mazlo wants to modernise the world of jewellery through a constant dialogue with Japan and other artistic...

Updated on 06/01/2022

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Hervé Lemoine

Hervé Lemoine, who was reappointed as head of the Mobilier National in February 2021, believes that the mission of this institution, which is several hundred years old, is to pass on a certain know-how and to train the younger generation in the art and design professions. As part of the French...

Updated on 10/01/2022

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Adeline Rispal

The architecture firm Ateliers Adeline Rispal and its partners (Si/Studio Irrésistible, graphic design, Les éclaireurs, lighting design, Innovision, multimedia engineering consulting) have designed the scenographic and artistic arrangements of various spaces in the Justus Lipsius and Europa...

Updated on 17/01/2022

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