Beat Generation / Allen Ginsberg

Beat Generation - Allen Ginsberg

Co-production with the Centre Pompidou in Metz, the ZKM in Karlsruhe and the Champs Libres in Rennes
Curator: Jean-Jacques Lebel
Opening on Friday June 7, 2013

From June 8 to July 21, 2013

Presented simultaneously in four major European institutions - the Pompidou-Centre Metz, the Fresnoy in Tourcoing, the KZM in Karlsruhe (Germany) and the Champs Libres in Rennes - this virtual exhibition curated by Jean-Jacques Lebel offers an artistic and poetic insight into the heart of the Beat Generation saga, which began in New York and San Francisco in the 1940's, with Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs as the most emblematic protagonists.

Groups & School

Guided visits and educational workshops

Info / Booking:
03 20 28 38 04 / lmenard@lefresnoy.net"

Le Fresnoy provides a range of activities related to the exhibitions.
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Event

Friday June, 14 at 19H30

Film screening “Pull my Daisy” by Robert Frank and Al Leslie, with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso - Centre Pompidou collection (26 min, 1959)

Cocktail

Film premiere “Beat Generation: Kerouc, Ginsberg, Burroughs”, a documentary film by Jean-Jaques Lebel and Xavier Villetard (52 min, 2013, ARTE France.)

 

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