VIRTUAL EXHIBITION

Africans masks

Africans masks

Mask is one of the best known expressions of African art. It is used during rites and ceremonies. It represents powers from afterlife: spirits of the dead, natural genies, demons, animals, etc. This topic was the subject of a work of drawings and realizations in volume in papier maché.

A doll to ward off fears

A doll to ward off fears

As a tradition of Mayan Indians from Altiplano in Guatemalan , children tell dolls about their fears and worries before going to sleep. Then they put them under their pillows and by morning all concerns are gone. This workshop resulted in the creation of cloth dolls. It has allowed us to present artists working with textile art (Annette Messager, Louise Bourgeois, Michel Nedjar, Cécile Perra...) and to approach the therapeutic dimension of artistic practice.

In the manner of...

In the manner of...

During this year, some sessions were devoted to the discovery of artists or artistic movements. An opportunity to discover an artist, his work and to learn about history of art. It was also an occasion to experiment and produce works inspired by the work of an artist. This year, we worked in the manner of Pierre Alechinsky (graphics) and Henri Matisse (paper cut-outs).

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Africans masks

Mask is one of the best known expressions of African art. It is used during rites and ceremonies. It represents powers from afterlife: spirits of the dead, natural genies, demons, animals, etc. This topic was the subject of a work of drawings and realizations in volume in papier maché.

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