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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

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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

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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

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The Africa2020 Season

Coronavirus COVID-19 : Africa 2020 Season postponed

 

The President of the French Republic announced in November 2017 in Ouagadougou, before confirming the news on 3rd July 2018 in Lagos, that a special season would be organized in France to mark a renewed partnership with Africa, a “varied...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Mohamed Zoghlami

Mohamed Zoghlami is a consultant in business engineering and strategic analysis, passionate about new technologies, animation and comics. Since the Tunisian revolution of 2011, he has worked for the international development of African start-ups. His aim is to celebrate African cultures throughout...

Updated on 05/06/2020

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Nine Antico

An illustrator and self-taught author, Nine Antico creates comic books that are often inhabited by liberated girls and rock’n’roll, and are full of spirit. A graphic and colourful style that can also be found in the youth section with funny and poetic albums.

Published on 22/08/2019

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The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

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Panama Al Brown by Camille Duvelleroy, Jacques Goldstein and Alex W. Inker

Arte launches an interactive graphic novel which blends fiction and documentary in an unprecedented format, available exclusively on smartphones. It tells the little-known story of Panama Al Brown, a gay, black Latin American man who was a boxing world champion in the 1930s.

Published on 01/10/2019

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Catherine Meurisse

She was the only woman on the team of full-time artists at Charlie Hebdo. Catherine Meurisse narrowly escaped the 7th January 2015 terrorist attack on the satirical newspaper’s headquarters. She continues to draw despite her fallen comrades.

 

Updated on 19/10/2021

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The Taiwan Brides (Les Mariées de Taïwan), by Clément Baloup

In this 3rd volume of his Memories of Viet Kieu (“Mémoires de Viet Kieu”), the socially-engaged cartoonist continues his investigation into Vietnamese expatriates, this time by following the journey of women using marriage to create a better life for themselves in Taiwan.

 

Published on 04/04/2019

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Oh Night, Oh my Eyes ("Ô nuit, ô mes yeux), by Lamia Ziadé

From the Egyptian singer and actress, Oum Kalthoum to the Lebanese singer Fayrouz, Oh Night, Oh my Eyes retraces, in the form of a graphic novel, the stories of the Middle East’s greatest artists.

 

 

Published on 17/07/2019

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The French language seen by Xavier Gorce

Cartoonist and illustrator, daily contributor to the website of Le Monde, Xavier Gorce put the subject of the French language in the hands of his famous “Indégivrables” characters (incorrigible, un-defrostable penguins)…

Updated on 23/04/2019

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The Cité Internationale des Arts opens its workshops to the public

Around the world in 14 hours? It’s possible at the Cité Internationale des Arts! Embark on this new edition of the Traversées du Marais on 6th and 7th September 2019 and travel to the heart of workshops featuring all kinds of artists: photography, painting, sculpture, writing, music and performance...

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