Mira Nair

Mira Nair is a celebrated Indian-born filmmaker, known for her unique storytelling ability across global communities, addressing marginalised and underrepresented heroes in their enduring strength. L’Institut français has been pleased to confirm her as a 2019 patron to La Fabrique Cinema.

Updated on 29/05/2019

  • All public
  • Interview
  • Cinema

Jörn Cambreleng

A translator of drama and literature himself, since 2009 Jörn Cambreleng has headed the Association pour la promotion de la traduction littéraire (ATLAS) and the Collège international des traducteurs littéraires in Arles (CITL).

Updated on 29/05/2020

  • All public
  • Interview
  • French language

The Supports-Surfaces Movement on display in Beijing

For the first time in China, the Tinsghua University Art Museum in Beijing hosts a retrospective devoted to the Supports/Surfaces movement, a brief movement from the first half of the 1970s which is considered to be the last avant-garde art movement.

Updated on 24/05/2019

  • All public
  • Close up
  • Visual arts

Launch of the Milos International Theatre Festival

Dedicated to young artists, the Milos International Theatre Festival will take place from 11th May to 9th June 2019. A European Centre for Young Theatrical Creation will be inaugurated simultaneously.

 

Updated on 07/05/2019

  • All public
  • Close up
  • Theatre

Plan B by Company 111 heads to China

Written in 2003 by Aurélien Bory and Phil Soltanoff, Company 111's signature show Plan B is being recreated in China.

Updated on 24/05/2019

  • All public
  • Close up
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Circus

Antonio Casilli

Following the adoption of the Copyright Directive by the European Union in March 2019, French sociologist Antonio Casilli, specialist in social networks and author of Waiting for robots, an enquiry into clickwork (Seuil, 2019), gives us his take on the digital giants, artificial intelligence and the...

Updated on 23/05/2019

  • All public
  • Interview
  • Public debate

Éric Pessan

Author of novels, theatre and radio fiction, Éric Pessan continues to push the boundaries between genres. Since his first novel, L'Effacement du monde (The erasure of the world), published in 2001, he has focused on growing projects and collaborations, and since 2012 has been focusing on youth...

Updated on 20/06/2019

  • All public
  • Interview
  • Book

Gaspard Kuentz

Across four films, Gaspard Kuentz constructed a radical work pushing the frontiers of anthropology and cinema. His hybrid documentaries, characterised by the issue of ritual, are intense sensory experiences that move the viewer and invite him or her to question the world. A fine connoisseur of Japan...

Updated on 16/07/2019

  • All public
  • Interview
  • Cinema
Image
Snow Fest aux Deux Alpes

Romania in France, France in Romania

The France-Romania 2019 Season ended in France on 16 April, and continues in Romania until 14 July 2019. French culture will be showcased there through its visual and stage arts, gastronomy and music...a look back at the highlights from France and a look foward to the opening of the season in...

Updated on 27/04/2022

  • All public
  • Portfolio
  • Architecture
  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Cinema
  • Public debate
  • Sciences
  • Design
  • Craft
  • French language
    • Book
    • Graphic novel
    • Fashion
    • Gastronomy
    • Music
    • Digital
    • Theatre
    • Dance
    • Circus

Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba

Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba breathe new life into the world of contemporary art: based in Berlin, they design exhibitions and founded the magazine Contemporary And, a demanding print and digital publication whose aim is to “connect cultures”.

Updated on 04/05/2022

  • All public
  • Portrait
  • Architecture
  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Cinema
  • Public debate
  • Sciences
  • Design
  • Craft
  • French language
    • Book
    • Graphic novel
    • Fashion
    • Gastronomy
    • Music
    • Digital
    • Theatre
    • Dance
    • Circus

Neo Muyanga

The music of Neo Muyanga is part of South African singing history, an artistic practice strongly characterised by the fight against apartheid. As an emeritus composer as well as a renowned theorist, Neo Muyanga claims to be an activist who goes beyond the confines of his works and concerts.

Updated on 05/06/2020

  • All public
  • Portrait
  • Music

Yvonne Mburu

Connecting African doctors with each other and highlighting female scientists: Yvonne Mburu's mission is intersectional and resolutely "Afro-optimistic".

Updated on 05/06/2020

  • All public
  • Portrait
  • Sciences
  • Digital

Mamadou Diouf

Senegalese historian Mamadou Diouf skilfully explains the political and societal changes in Africa. In his numerous books he breaks down disciplines and proposes an analysis that is both historical, sociological and anthropological.

Updated on 05/06/2020

  • All public
  • Portrait
  • Public debate

NGoné Fall

N'Goné Fall, the General Commissioner of the Africa2020 Season, wished to place this ambitious project under the banner of pan-Africanism and collective intelligence.

Updated on 04/05/2022

  • All public
  • Portrait
  • Architecture
  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Cinema
  • Public debate
  • Sciences
  • Design
  • Craft
  • French language
    • Book
    • Graphic novel
    • Fashion
    • Gastronomy
    • Music
    • Digital
    • Theatre
    • Dance
    • Circus

Aristide Tarnagda

Aristide Tarnagda is an author and winner at the Avignon Festival, a director, a comedian, and director of the Les Récréâtrales festival in Burkina Faso. He is a "performing arts" sectoral expert for the Africa2020 Season.

Updated on 05/06/2020

  • All public
  • Interview
  • Theatre