Nuit Blanche 2017 / Paris
October 7, 2017

As the days shorten in autumn, the Nuit Blanche event in Paris offers an opportunity to see the city in a new light. For one special night, the city’s streets are teeming with people of all ages, lit by the moon, works of art become the focal point. Here are some highlights from the previous editions:

 

Adrien Marcos / Singularité Initiale

Le Générateur, Thomas Laroppe / Photo Hervé Photograff

On the first Saturday in October, artists take over various areas of the city, with installations, exhibitions, street art, light and sound shows, concerts, performances, trails, staged scenes and creations exploring all facets of contemporary art. The 2017 edition will take place October 7, 2017, from 7pm-7am, propelled with a particular emphasis placed on art of collaboration and the collective.

 

Bit.Fall de Julius Popp / Homegreen Films

Djeff et Monsieur Moo Présage / Michel Micheau

Public transport stays open throughout the night so that spectators can create their own routes among the dozens of avant-garde projects put in place by international and home-grown artists.

 

Parsec de Joris Strijbos & Daan Johan / Ed Jansen

Spider Projection / Friedrich van Schoor & Tarek Mawad

The Nuit Blanche was first organized in 2002, and, much like the Fête de la Musique, is a concept which has been taken up by other cities in France as well as internationally, its popularity spreading all around the world, from Brussels to Kyoto, Melbourne to Taipei, 35 cities who have sculpted their event after Nuit Blanche as a testament of its popularity and its relevance today.

[via parisinfo.com / paris.fr]

Nuit Blanche
October 7, 2017 / 7 pm – 7 am

Subject and Object
March 21 – August 16, 2020
This exhibition examines the relationships between the different photographic positions that have developed in the cities of the Rhineland...
+
Cities in Dust
Jan 23 – Jul 31, 2020
Our era is typified by human presence as the main enabler of disasters. This collective exhibition presents 15 artists...
+
Rhythms and Vibrations
June 4 – July 24, 2020
From the start of abstract art there was a split between two lines: one structured and economical, often proscribing...
+
Vivian Maier: Works in Color
Jun 1 - Sep 13, 2020
Deepening the understanding of Maier’s oeuvre and her keenness to record, these works capture the street life of Chicago...
+
A Matter of Black Lives
ARTPIL / Prescription .114
Following the murder of George Floyd by police officers, demonstrations across the U.S. and beyond ignite against racism and...
+
We Are One
A Global Film Festival
This festival is born out of the idea that the film community can come together in times of crises,...
+
ARTPIL / Prescription .113
Dunning, Kruger & Co.
Confinement has been wearisome with severe economic consequences. The world is now looking to reopening with varying levels of...
+
Frank Walter: A Retrospective
May 16 – Nov 15, 2020
There is no typical Frank Walter. His abstract works are systematic, the individuality of his figurative painting is captivating,...
+
Subject and Object
March 21 – August 16, 2020
This exhibition examines the relationships between the different photographic positions that have developed in the cities of the Rhineland...
+
Cities in Dust
Jan 23 – Jul 31, 2020
Our era is typified by human presence as the main enabler of disasters. This collective exhibition presents 15 artists...
+
Rhythms and Vibrations
June 4 – July 24, 2020
From the start of abstract art there was a split between two lines: one structured and economical, often proscribing...
+
Vivian Maier: Works in Color
Jun 1 - Sep 13, 2020
Deepening the understanding of Maier’s oeuvre and her keenness to record, these works capture the street life of Chicago...
+
A Matter of Black Lives
ARTPIL / Prescription .114
Following the murder of George Floyd by police officers, demonstrations across the U.S. and beyond ignite against racism and...
+
We Are One
A Global Film Festival
This festival is born out of the idea that the film community can come together in times of crises,...
+
ARTPIL / Prescription .113
Dunning, Kruger & Co.
Confinement has been wearisome with severe economic consequences. The world is now looking to reopening with varying levels of...
+
Frank Walter: A Retrospective
May 16 – Nov 15, 2020
There is no typical Frank Walter. His abstract works are systematic, the individuality of his figurative painting is captivating,...
+