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Tuesday 20 October

18:30-19:30 - Performance

Mes souffles by Korean artist Shoi

Shoi materialises her breathing, to fight the intense anxiety of asthmatics, who feel as if they cannot exhale. As she blows out her air and traps it in the balloon, Shoi fills the room with herself. Her vitality surrounds her, almost to the point of asphyxiation.


Wednesday 21 October

12h00-13h00 - Conversation

A conversation on the UCCA’s exhibition in Beijing ‘Immaterial/Re-material: A Brief History of Computing Art’ and Guy Ullens’ new digital arts collection which includes a great amount of Chinese and Japanese artworks with Jérôme Neutres, Exhibition Curator, and Guy Ullens, Founder of UCCA.

In French

13h30-14h30 - Conversation

A conversation on the perception of European aesthetics by the Chinese public with Jérôme Sans, Co-founder of Perfect Crossovers and former UCCA director, Hadrien de Montferrand, Founder of HdM Gallery (Beijing, Hangzhou and London), and artists Barthélemy Toguo and Romain Bernini.

In French

14h00-15h00 Conversation

Memory’s Cut: Its Deep Embrace by Remen Chopra W. Van Der Vaart and Shwetal A Patel to present the in-situ installation by multi-discipli- nary artist Remen Chopra W. Van Der Vaart titled ‘Memory’s Cut: Its Deep Embrace’, curated by Feroze Gujral, at the Musée National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet from 20 October 2020-January 2021 with Chopra W. Van Der Vaart’s, an Indian artist born in 1980 in New-Delhi that received her BFA and MFA in painting from the College of Art and Shwetal A Patel founding member of Kochi-Muziris Biennale and consultant - International Programmes.

In English

Musée Guimet, 6 Place d’Iéna, 75116 Paris

15h00-16h00 - Conversation

On Natura Naturata, a Cernuschi video programme that deals with the issue of Man and Nature, screening videos created by Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Vietnamese artists. A conversation with Maël Bellec, Curator of the Chinese and Korean collections, Cernuschi Museum.

In French

16h30-17h30 - Conversation

A conversation between Deepak Ananth and Shwetal A Patel about India’s first Biennale. One of the largest and most acclaimed art initiatives in South Asia, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale has over the last decade nurtured an ecosystem for artists and practitioners, providing a platform where their ideas and practices can enter into dialogue with the world. The Biennale has proven to be a significant site for critical debate, attracting thousands of ordinary people of all ages to its many venues in Kochi, proving that art can and should be experienced by everyone in society. In recognition of its broad appeal the Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been called the People’s Biennale and art has entered into the everyday lives of local people. An artist-led, artist-curated initiative, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale is hosting its fifth edition in late 2021. Talk with Shwetal A Patel, Founding Member of Kochi-Muziris Biennale and Consultant - International Programmes and Partnerships and Deepak Ananth, Author of The Young Indian Art Scene and Art Historian, Critic and Curator.

In English

18h00-19h00 - Conversation

‘ART AND RURALITY: A conversation between architect Kulapat Yantrasast and artist Grant Levy-Lucero.

While working on the Agri-Cultural project led by Victoire de Pourtalès and Benjamin Eymère for the revitalisation of the farm of the Château du Marais, the artists will discuss their creative process and evoke their views on territory, heritage and neo-rurality. This conversation will be an opportunity to discuss links between art and agriculture. Born in Bangkok, Yantrasast often uses bamboo in his architectural language.

Château du Marais


Thursday 22 October

12h00-13h00 - Conversation

The Indian scene, complex and unknown, a conversation between two passionate connoisseurs, Catherine David, Director of the Musée National d'Art Moderne at the Centre Pompidou in Paris and Franck Barthélémy, Consular Advisor attached to the Assembly of French Abroad, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs in Bangalore (India).

In French

13h00-14h30 - Conversation

‘To Become Oneself, from Raw Materials to Legends’ 「成为自我:从素材到传说」

A conversation with Kathy Alliou, Chief of Department of Scientific and Cultural development, Paris National School of Fine Arts, and Xie Lei, artist, Member of French Academy in Madrid, Casa de Velázquez.

In French

18:30-19:00 - Screening
Unsung Heroes of Ink - produced and directed by Olivia Wang

An ink painting comes into being when ink meets paper but the later is often overlooked. The documentary seeks to redress this balance with artists Liu Dan and Shao Fan explaining how paper shapes their work.


Friday 23 October

12h00-13h00 - Conversation

A conversation with Chinese artist Zhang Yunyao and Amin Jaffer, Curator, moderated by Hervé Mikaeloff, Independent Art Curator

In French

15h00-16h00 - Conversation

A talk on the coming Sayed Haider RAZA (1922-2016) exhibition at the Pompidou Centre in 2021 and his work within the framework of ‘modern Indian art’ by Catherine David, Deputy Director of the Musée National d’Art Moderne at the Centre Pompidou in Paris

In English

16h30-17h30 - Conversation

A talk on Man and Nature in contemporary photography in China by Victoria Jonathan, Curator of the exhibition "Flowing Waters Never Retrun to the Source. Photographers Gazing at the River in China” (on view at the Jumièges Abbey, Normandie Impressionniste 2020, until November 29), co-founder of Doors 门艺 Art & Culture Agency. The talk will be followed by a signing session of the book published by Bandini on the occasion of the exhibition.

In French

18h30-19h00 - Screening
Unsung Heroes of Ink - produced and directed by Olivia Wang

An ink painting comes into being when ink meets paper but the later is often overlooked. The documentary seeks to redress this balance with artists Liu Dan and Shao Fan explaining how paper shapes their work.


Saturday 24 October

15h00-16h00 Conversation

Come back on Paris-Delhi-Bombay...an original exhibition curated by Sophie Duplaix and Fabrice Bousteau to discover contemporary indian society through the crossed glances of Indian and French artists with the ambition to create links between the two cultures, by Sophie Duplaix, the Exhibition Curator and Head of Contemporary Collections at the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris and Fabrice Bousteau, Head of Beaux-Arts Magazine.

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