Nouvelles Vagues - Program

53 exhibitions, throughout Paris and at Palais de Tokyo
Nouvelles vagues
53 exhibitions, throughout Paris and at Palais de Tokyo
Exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
After «Cold Sun», Palais de Tokyo, along with thirty galleries and art spaces throughout Paris, innovates once more to emphasize the emergence of the figure of the curator. At Palais de Tokyo, “Nouvelles vagues” (New Waves) is a large-scale event organized by 21 international young curators (hailing from 13 different countries), working individually or in groups, and selected by a jury from over 500 candidates.

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  • Archive La méthode Jacobson
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    Using an exercise in neuromuscular relaxation conceived in 1938 by Edmund Jacobson as a core concept, an exhibition fashioned as though it were a mental image.
  • Archive The black moon
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A novel-exhibition presenting an encounter between a man and a woman visiting an exhibition... A narrative suggested by the juxtaposition of works.
  • Archive Le Principe Galápagos
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    Between apparition and disappearance, an exhibition that examines the biotope of art’s relationship to the rest of the world, inspired by Darwin’s work on the Galapagos Archipelago.
  • Archive ADA
    Monographic exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    An industrial robot that has been transformed into a choreographed light sculpture, inspiring a series of musical responses; evading the notions of both artwork and performance.
  • Archive Le Club des sous l'eau
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    Reviving the first deep-sea diving club founded by Jean Painlevé in 1934 and transposing it to an artistic context, a whimsical and poetic experimental structure.
  • Archive Martí Anson, catalan pavilion. Anonymous architect
    Monographic exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    An examination of the society’s modes of production via a 1:1 scale model of a building conceived by the artist’s father in the ‘70s.
  • Archive Companionable silences
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    In cosmopolitan Paris of the early to mid 20th century, artists put forward a plural, moving identity that questions Western authority.
  • Archive Artesur, collective fictions
    Thematic exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    Using the motif of the game of exquisite corpse, an exploration of arte-sur.org, a database of contemporary Latin-American works that examines the local and the global in relation to artistic production.
  • Archive Concert Hall
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A mammoth installation that resembles a music box in which sound pieces and visual works combine to create a multi-sensory experience.
  • Archive Antigrazioso
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    An exhibition conceived as a scenario in which artworks and non-art objects enact different narratives. A visual composition of elements from various discursive fields, presented as a single, expanded, image.
  • Archive Un escalier d'eau
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    An invitation to enjoy the moments of silence inherent in reflection or daydreaming, in order to explore the distended matter of the present in which fiction and reality combine.
  • Archive Memorial park
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    In sharp contrast with spectacular and monumental effects, an exhibition of works by Korean artists that invites visitors to wander through memory.
  • Archive The real thing ?
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    Diverse attitudes towards performance question the ambiguous terrain of the real, challenging its construction and our mediated experience.
  • Archive Champs Elysées
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A replica of the ideal cemetery, the exhibition brings together works exploring the funerary aesthetic and its function of symbolic survival.
  • Archive File not found
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A Jesuit chapel, a symbolic space from the Singapore Museum transplanted to the very heart of the Palais de Tokyo, calls into question the rules of the museum institution.
  • Archive La fin de la nuit (Part 1)
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    Focusing on the venomous figure of Kenneth Anger, an icon of underground cinema since the 1950s, the exhibition contemplates experimental film, mysticism and Californian subcultures.
  • Archive This House
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A psycho-geography that explores the connections between architecture and politics by examining memory, be it that of Apartheid or of other events.
  • Archive The Floating Admiral
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A collaborative exhibition on the trail of the death of painting… Each curator takes up the investigation where it was left off by his or her predecessor.
  • Archive A history of inspiration
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A seemingly incongruous encounter between an Ottoman miniature from the 16th century and a standard Microsoft screen generates an exploration of the imagination.
  • Archive Henrique Oliveira. Baitogogo
    Monographic exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    A spectacular and invasive sculptural Gordian Knot combining the vegetal and the organic, for which the building itself seems to be the matrix.
  • Archive Condensation
    Residency program artists Hermes Corporate Foundation
    Collective exhibition 21/06/2013 - 08/09/2013
    Imagined as an encounter between the spheres of dream interpretation and alchemy, Condensation presents works created as part of the artist residencies sponsored by the Fondation d’Entreprise Hermès.

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