Forthcoming Visits, 30.6–9.7.17

 

2017, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, La Bibliothèque, La nuit, a virtual reality exhibition by Robert Lepage and Ex Machina, based on Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night

2017, Bibliothèque Richelieu. Birthplace of the BNF and recently reopened following years of refurbishment, the prestigious library now houses the National Art History collection

2017, Palais de Tokyo, DioramasHonoré de Balzac promoted the diorama as "the marvel of the century”. Following the tradition of 17th century magic lanterns, the invention of the diorama in the 19th century played a crucial role in the history of visual culture and mass spectacle.

2017, bookbinder Laurel Parker will open the doors to her studio near the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and talk about her practice, working on artists' books and alternative editions.

 

Previous Visits

 

 

2016, BNF Rare Books Collection, presentation of Michel Butor’s artist books by curator Marie Minssieux-Chamonard

2016, Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève

2016, Palais de Tokyo, In this Vessel we Should be Kept, installation by Ayoung Kim (presented by the artist herself) and Rester Vivant exhibition by Michel Houellebecq

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