Avoid the trap of the group show, that impossible Grail.
Discover a magic place, the symbol of an ambitious
French cultural policy with directors and teams who are passionate and stable.
Show it all majestically with the richness of its historical layers, revealing what is sometimes hidden
Assemble partners that nothing should bring together
Try to dialogue with a space not originally conceived for showing artworks
Mix established and unknown artists : no youthism, no aesthetic correctness, no quotas.
Laurent Le Bon
Vernissage vendredi 7 octobre de 18h à minuit
Mercredi, jeudi, dimanche : de 14h00 à 19h00
Vendredi, samedi : de 14h00 à 20h00
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Mercredi 21 décembre à 15h00
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Tous les dimanches à 16h00
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Tarifs visites guidées : 40,00 €
groupe de 10 à 30 pers, 1h
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Gratuit pour les moins de 18 ans et pour tous, chaque dimanche
Correspondance is an interactive work and a performance in which Junkai Chen draws freely on two poems – one French: Correspondances by Charles Baudelaire, and other Chinese: The Torrent with Birdsong by Wang Wei. Innovative interactive devices are used to complete this installation with performative moments. The use of acoustic instruments and digital projection help create a real-time audiovisual symphony. Capturing the performer’s movements gives his work a choreographic dimension combining gesture, image and sound. The body thus becomes a tool, like the painter’s brush or conductor’s baton. Junkai Chen interrogates his sensorial and spiritual experience in relation to these two artistic and cultural worlds which he inhabits.
Xiaoming Guo of the college of art and design of Amiens, the artists, the professors, the teams and the students of the Fresnoy.
With the support of the Foundation Neuflize OBC.
Born in 1987 in Shanghai, China, Junkai Chen studied at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, and at the Villa Arson Visual Arts School and the Conservatory of Nice, in France.
Junkai uses audiovisual creation as a tool to do his performances. He always tries to find new musical instruments and visual installations to tell his story, combining his own experience with different cultures.
He currently lives and works in Lille, France, where he is a student at Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains.