Visual Arts Focus

Online French Encounters, an online visual arts FOCUS presented by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau and the Institut français in partnership with the contemporary art fair Art Basel Hong Kong.

Updated on 18/09/2023

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Visual Arts FOCUS MANIFESTA 100% Online

From 19 to 22 October 2020, the Institut français presented its first 100% virtual FOCUS - Visual Arts, in partnership with Manifesta, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, in Marseille.

The virtual FOCUS - Visual Arts was held in English and featured digital meetings and conferences online...

Updated on 18/09/2023

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Visual Arts FOCUS Paris-Lyon

On the occasion of the Biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon as well as the week of the modern and contemporary art fair Paris+ by Art Basel, a delegation of professionals (directors of institutions, exhibition curators ) from all over the world is invited to discover the effervescence and vitality of...

Updated on 18/09/2023

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The director of the Centre Culturel Kôrè, Mamou Daffé, discusses the future of the AWA programme

Attached to the defence of local values, Mamou Daffé is the head of several organisations and events in Mali. In particular, he directs the Centre Culturel Kôrè in Ségou, a partner of the Institut français for the ACP-EU Culture programme: Support for the Culture and Creation sectors in West Africa...

Updated on 19/07/2023

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Archipel.eu

Led by the Institut Français (Paris, France) in partnership with OCTA (Brussels, Belgium) and APCA (Madeira, Portugal) and co-financed by the European Union, the Archipel.eu pilot project, launched in June 2021, aims to preserve and promote culture in the outermost regions and overseas countries and...

Updated on 03/04/2023

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Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota looks back at the France-Portugal 2022 Season

Opened in February 2022, the France-Portugal 2022 Season, implemented by the Institut français for the French part, comes to an end. Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, Président of the Season, looks back to the past 9 months. 

Published on 25/10/2022

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The French cultural network of the EU celebrates "European creativity"

Discover all 30 projects offered by the French cultural network in Europe during the 6 months of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (FPEU) to celebrate "European creativity". 

Updated on 11/10/2022

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Launch of the France-Portugal 2022 Season, in France and in Portugal

Officially inaugurated on 12 February 2022, the France-Portugal 2022 Season seeks to give the French public the opportunity to meet the many faces of modern Portugal and to take a fresh look at its neighbour. The implementation of the French portion has been entrusted to the Institut français.

Updated on 28/06/2022

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Les Histoires courtes (The short stories) of the Institut français

 

The Institut français is posting a series of short stories on its social networks every Friday. 

Updated on 23/06/2022

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Create, experiment, act – for the cultural Europe of today and tomorrow

Europe is a continent filled with ideas, creativity and interacting cultures. Our 24 official languages, our 281 regions, our tens of thousands of museums, cinemas, theatres and bookshops represent the rich diversity of all that we express and the intercultural connections that unite us.

Strong...

Updated on 11/05/2022

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« Des/confinés » (« The Confined »): interviews with cultural figures

In the context of confinement that still affects many countries, the « Des/confinés » programme offers weekly meetings with cultural figures on social networks.

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Online open-studios #5 October 2021

The fifteen residents of the Institut français program at the Cité internationale des arts hosted in the third quarter of 2021 (July-October) take you to discover their workshops and their new creations. Photographs, videos, testimonials... the 5th edition of the online open-studios offers a...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Online open-studios #4 June 2021

For these online open studios, we invite you to visit the studios of the thirteen artists awarded a Institut français residency virtually at the Cité internationale des arts in the second quarter of 2021. From metal jewellery to fiction feature-length films, via documentary theatre, discover a...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Press kit - The Institut français presents the headlines of its actions for 2022

2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the first institution responsible for French cultural actions abroad. The Institut français, heir of this rich history, presents its actions and highlights for 2022 in this interactive press kit. 

Updated on 09/05/2022

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FPEU: the six-month French Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2022

From 1 January to 30 June 2022, France will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (FPEU). It takes on its role as facilitator among the Member States and brings them together around priority issues, particularly in the field of culture. Events throughout Europe can be followed in...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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