Encore Heureux's Infinite Places (Lieux Infinis) at the Venice Biennale

For the 16th Venice International Architecture Biennial, the Encore Heureux agency chose to present ten "Infinite Places": places that transform, reinvent themselves and offer spaces for interaction. The Belle de May in Marseille and the Tri Postal in Avignon are among these places which experiment...

Updated on 26/02/2019

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Pocket Park in Burkina Faso

A green space project in response to urban densification, Pocket Park wants to think about ecology and urban planning in a creative and collective way. It combines artistic creation with respect for the environment.

Updated on 11/05/2020

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Opening of the 17th Venice International Biennale of Architecture

The 17th Venice International Biennale of Architecture is taking place from 22 May to 21 November 2021. On the occasion of its opening, the Institut français invites you to find out more about the French Pavilion’s curator, the architect Christophe Hutin, and his project Les communautés à l’œuvre (C...

Updated on 19/05/2021

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Traversées-Travessias Perspectives on architecture in a time of lockdown

Between 28 September and 28 October 2020, over 200 French and Brazilian participants responded to the call for contributions launched as part of the Traversées-Travessias competition. The aim was to take a creative look at the unprecedented experience of lockdown, the hardships it represented and...

Updated on 03/02/2021

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Presentation of Christophe Hutin's project "Communities at work"

Chosen for the French Pavilion, Christophe Hutin's project, Communities at Work, will address the theme “How are we going to live together?” set by General Commissioner of the 17th International Biennale of Architecture in Venice, Hashim Sarkis.

Updated on 21/05/2021

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"Phnom Penh, Ville Fertile": 3 exhibitions on the city of tomorrow

From 20 January to 19 February 2022, the Institut français of Cambodge is presenting a season on architecture and sustainable development, with the theme "the city of tomorrow". This first cultural season of its annual programme features 3 public exhibitions in Phnom Penh. 

Published on 01/02/2022

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Collective open-studio at the Cité internationale des arts

18 artists in residence at the Cité internationale des arts open the doors to their workshops. Coming from all over the world, they will share with the public their work in progress and their experiences of residency in France.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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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...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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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.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Online open-studios #1 April 2020

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, the recipients of the Institut français / Cité internationale des arts programme shared their residency experiences on the social networks. Follow this digital journey to the heart of their studios!

Updated on 27/04/2022

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The results of the France-Romania Season 2019 in augmented reality

The Institut français presents the results of the France-Romania Season 2019 in augmented reality, following more than 8 months of multidisciplinary programming in France and Romania, followed by 2.5 million people in both countries

A free “France-Romania Results” app has been specially designed...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Festival French Waves

The greatest French artists will be on-stage in your living room from 5th June to 16th July, as part of the French Waves online festival. 

Updated on 27/04/2022

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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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General Commissioner N'Goné Fall takes stock of the Africa2020 Season!

Africa2020 Season: an invitation to look at and understand the world from an African point of view.

The Africa2020 Season brought together civil society from the African continent around 13 major issues of the 21st century. A platform for encounters, it allowed us to symbolically follow the...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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