Conference “Dans Quelle Vie tu Monde(s)?” – Center Pompidou Metz

Conference “Dans Quelle Vie tu Monde(s)?” – Center Pompidou Metz

Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 10:30 am to 6 pm

On the occasion of the Sustainable Development Week and the cultural program “Dans quelle vie tu monde(s)”, the Centre Pompidou-Metz welcomes artists, engineers, French and Chinese teachers-researchers who are at the origin of the project. Sharing the same interest in contemporary art, international relations, environmental and societal issues, they will come to confront their points of view during several meetings.

The program includes a conference on the environmental issue in relation to contemporary art led by Nathalie Blanc, director of research at the CNRS, and three round tables where artists and actors from the world of art and culture debate, including :

Loic Fel, co-founder of the COAL project, Coalition for Art and Sustainable Development;

Hélène Guénin, Head of Programming at the Centre Pompidou-Metz ;

Claude d’Anthenaise, curator of the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris;

Antigone Mouchtouris and Jean Marc Leveratto, sociologists at the University of Lorraine;

Christian Debize, Director of ENSAN Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Nancy ;

Fu Xiaodong, curator in residence at FRAC Lorraine ;

– And the plastic artists Maud Louvrier-Clerc, XuefengChen, Linggjie Wang and Jingfang Hao.

This day also proposes a conference-performance led by the couple of artists VINCENT + FERIA and the diffusion of videos of Map Office, French video artists based in China for 15 years. In partnership with the Labex ARTS-H2H University of Paris 8.

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MOOC Art and Ecology
Meeting between Andrea Olga Mantovani and Baptiste Morizot

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