Arts and Territorial Development Meeting in Auxerre

Arts and Territorial Development Meeting in Auxerre

Clément Willemin, co-founder of COAL and Thierry Boutonnier, artist, will talk about “D systems to make the city, artistic activations and citizen involvement” during the art and land use meetings in d’Auxerre, Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 5 to 8 pm.

The Rencontres Arts et Aménagements des Territoires d’Auxerre, explore the links between arts, planning and sustainable development from local and national experiences. They are organized by the CAUE (Council of Architecture, Urbanism and Environment) of Yonne, the pOlau-pole of urban arts, the Maison de l’Architecture de Bourgogne and are co-organized as part of the RADD – Rencontres auxerroises du développement durable, which will take place from May 11 to 14, 2017 throughout the city of Auxerre, on the theme “Art invests the city in the service of the planet.”

Rencontres Arts et Aménagements des Territoires : Round-table “Les Systèmes [D] pour fabriquer la ville : activations artistiques et implication citoyenne” – Saturday, May 13 from 5 to 8 pm

Realized within the framework of the RADD Auxerre (Rencontres Auxerroises du Développement Durable) from 11 to 14 May 2017

The round table “Les Systèmes [D] pour fabriquer la ville : activations artistiques et implication citoyenne” (Systems [D] for making the city : artistic activations and citizen involvement) brings together different project leaders from the Yonne region and elsewhere. Will be notably present at the sides of Clément Willemin and Thierry Boutonnier: Anouk Goelo (Collectif-Yaplusk), Simont Laurent (carrier of the project of the Tiers-Lieu Auxerre), Maryline Tabliabue (in charge of mission “cultures and landscapes” of the CAUE of Yonne), etc.

Before this round table, we invite you to discover the
Plan-Guide “Arts and Territorial Planning”,
national study, carried out in 2015 by the pOlau-pôle des arts urbains for the Ministry of Culture and Communication. This study provides an overview of contemporary crossroads between artistic creation and development and brings together over 300 initiatives in France and beyond.


Conference Systems [D] to make the city
Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Le Silex, 7 rue de l’île aux plaisir, 89 000 Auxerre

More information on the event: // pOlau // Maison de l’Architecture de Bourgogne

Image credit: Thierry Boutonnier, ROSE WATER DISTILLATION project

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