Gaël Bonnefon

“Gaël Bonnefon’s photography conveys a sense of brutality and decay at first sight, yet suggests a gaze that is constantly seeking new boundaries, fearing its own annihilation. Photography is like love: the same web of distance and desire, tension and ease, difference and repetition, roaming and rest, flight and pursuit (…)”

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David Douard
O’ Ti’ Lulaby

By accumulating found objects, assembling heterogeneous materials and collaging texts from various sources, David Douard’s works create shifts in meaning that generate poetry and fiction.

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Le Cabaret du Néant (Cabaret of Nothingness)

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With reference to the famous themed cabaret, founded in Montmartre at the end of the 19th century, that deployed its parodic and funereal ambiance by making light of morbid situations with inflammatory irony, the Frac Île-de-France and the Communauté d’agglomération Marne et Gondoire present at the Château de Rentilly Le Cabaret du Néant, an exhibition created by students following the exhibition oriented professions course at Beaux-Arts de Paris, and which combines contemporary artists with masterpieces from Beaux-Arts de Paris collection.

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Le bureau des confiné.e.s – Office Confinement
One artwork a day brought to your home!

Like the entire population during this difficult time, all members of the Frac Île-de-France team are now confined to their homes. They may be at home, but they continue to be as busy as ever for the benefit of all! They have decided broadcast messages live from their office confinement ‘bureau des confiné.e.s’, showing and enabling us to discover their choice of artworks from the Frac collection.

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les réserves

The frac île-de-france will benefit from a new home for its reserve collection from autumn 2020. A new 2000 m2 building has been bought to host the Frac collection by the Île-de-France region in partnership with the Ministry of Culture, at the heart of a site in Romainville, invested in by the Fiminco Foundation.

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Paris Habitat Project
Tiphaine Calmettes
Séverine Hubard

In 2017, as part of the participatory budget programme, Paris Habitat initiated an extensive consultation among all inhabitants of the Porte de Chatillon (14th district) and Lefebvre-Dantzig (15th district) housing projects to find out their ideas regarding improving their shared living environment.(…) The frac île-de-france has been entrusted with implementing this and invited the artists Tiphaine Calmettes and Séverine Hubard (…)

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