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The shared valley – Sylvain Gouraud

by Cairn Centre Art in Non classé

Release of residency - event The shared valley Sylvain Gouraud Sunday 28th July Discovery tour of the Estoublaisse Valley with the artist Sylvain Gouraud and Anne Ferment (Verdon Regional Nature Park) 8:00am : meeting point in Majastres [ 4 hours' hiking, easy level, picnic ] followed by opening-performance 3:00pm village of Majastres and a friendly drink   Selected for a research residency at the CAIRN art centre, Sylvain Gouraud directs his explorations towards the Estoublaisse valley, a deserted land since the First World War, whose few inhabitants still preserve the memory and wonder about its future. From photographs taken or…

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Double exploration. Jean-Jacques Rullier & Alexandra David-Neel

by Cairn Centre Art in Non classé

DOUBLE  EXPLORATION Jean-Jacques Rullier & Alexandra David-Neel   Exhibition opening Friday 12 July 2019, from 6:00pm Exhibition from July 13th to September 22th 2019       “I used every means of locomotion; railroads, boats, planes, horse, camel, elephant, but mostly I walked, I was on foot, backpacking from China to India through Tibet. I have contemplated many countries and at the same time I have examined the mental landscapes, as various as the physical landscapes represented by the social and religious philosophical conceptions of the human mind. This double exploration has occupied my whole life and will continue, I…

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Richard Nonas The col of the second day

by Cairn Centre Art in Non classé

New outdoor artwork, in partnership with Gassendi Museum, within the frame of the operation "le musée sort de ses murs", supported by the Ministry of Culture The col of the second day Richard Nonas Cousson Mountain (near Entrages village) Opening, 13 July 2019 This alignment of seventy-seven heavy oak beams installed in the valley between two mountain peaks of Cousson. The artwork is itself the “col”, the passage between those separate places. Nonas emphasizes the power of an intermediary space between the peaks, the gap that opens the way to a new reality. His use of simple shapes and materials,…

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Béton – Lara Almarcegui

by Cairn Centre Art in Non classé

April 6th - June 30th Opening April 5th, 6pm   Lara Almarcegui BETON/CONCRETE Material is central to Lara Almarcegui's work. She explores sites in transformation: quarries, construction sites and wastelands where the materials themselves become the object of a tension between destruction and renewal. At the CAIRN art centre, Lara Almarcegui’s project reoccupies the recent construction site of the Bléone river which passes through the town of Digne-les-Bains. This construction work aims to rectify the dam works carried out in the 1970s, in order to restore the biological continuity of the river and the transit of sediment. During construction, the…

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