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

ARTPIL / Prescription .101
secretly wishing for rain
"The sun shines high above. The sounds of laughter. The birds swoop down upon the crosses of old grey...
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Museum Motus Mori
Sep 13 – Oct 27, 2019
Body parts are isolated, mechanically brought into motion, the hips tilted, the leg lifted, driven across the space where...
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Andrei Tarkovsky / The Exhibition
Sep 14 – Dec 6, 2019
The masterpieces of Andrei Tarkovsky weave together dreams and memories, past and present. The painterly beauty of his images...
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London Design Festival
September 14–22, 2019
The annual citywide event brings together a global community of designers, artists, architects and the creative industries with a...
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Visionary Color / Ernst Haas
Sep 6 – Nov 9 2019
Taken between 1952 and 1981, the photographs of Ernst Haas presented on display show an ambiguity bordering on the...
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Twilight Zone
Sep 7, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020
"It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between...
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Subjects of Life
Photography Mudam Collection
This selection encourages a reflection on the medium through questions of representation and the effects of the image on...
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ARTPIL / Prescription .100
Escape Into the Beautiful
"As imperceptibly as Grief the Summer lapsed away. Too imperceptible at last to seem like Perfidy. A Quietness distilled...
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ARTPIL / Prescription .101
secretly wishing for rain
"The sun shines high above. The sounds of laughter. The birds swoop down upon the crosses of old grey...
+
Museum Motus Mori
Sep 13 – Oct 27, 2019
Body parts are isolated, mechanically brought into motion, the hips tilted, the leg lifted, driven across the space where...
+
Andrei Tarkovsky / The Exhibition
Sep 14 – Dec 6, 2019
The masterpieces of Andrei Tarkovsky weave together dreams and memories, past and present. The painterly beauty of his images...
+
London Design Festival
September 14–22, 2019
The annual citywide event brings together a global community of designers, artists, architects and the creative industries with a...
+
Visionary Color / Ernst Haas
Sep 6 – Nov 9 2019
Taken between 1952 and 1981, the photographs of Ernst Haas presented on display show an ambiguity bordering on the...
+
Twilight Zone
Sep 7, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020
"It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between...
+
Subjects of Life
Photography Mudam Collection
This selection encourages a reflection on the medium through questions of representation and the effects of the image on...
+
ARTPIL / Prescription .100
Escape Into the Beautiful
"As imperceptibly as Grief the Summer lapsed away. Too imperceptible at last to seem like Perfidy. A Quietness distilled...
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