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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Antoine Dole

The author of both a novel and a comic book for young people, Antoine Dole has created dark works in which he explores themes such as alienation and solitude. Award-winning violence writing

Published on 23/09/2019

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Culturethèque

Cultural productions in French are available in 130 countries for members of French cultural network abroad (Alliances françaises and Instituts français). A discovery offer is also available.

Updated on 25/02/2019

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Verte, by Marie Desplechin and Magali le Huche

The comic book Verte tells the story of a little girl destined to become a witch. This planned-out future doesn’t excite Verte in the slightest, who dreams of marriage and a normal life.

Updated on 13/03/2019

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Archipel.eu

Led by the Institut Français (Paris, France) in partnership with OCTA (Brussels, Belgium) and APCA (Madeira, Portugal) and co-financed by the European Union, the Archipel.eu pilot project, launched in June 2021, aims to preserve and promote culture in the outermost regions and overseas countries and...

Updated on 01/03/2022

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Romain Dutter & Bouqé

Following Symphonie Carcérale, a comic strip that plunged us into the daily life of Fresnes prison, the author Romain Dutter and the cartoonist Bouqé have produced Goodbye Ceausescu, a journey into today's Romania. 

Updated on 29/10/2021

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The Cité internationale des arts

The residency programme at the Cité internationale des arts is aimed at artists, residing exclusively outside of France, who wish to undertake a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of three or six months.

Updated on 23/03/2022

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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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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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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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