This film by Gilles Coudert, narrated by Charles Berling, depicts the dialogue between contemporary art and heritage fostered by the Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Centre d'Arts et de Nature, which encompasses the château and its contemporary sculpture park.
bilingual edition (English / French), DVD original version, English / French subtitles
Boxset containing a book and ten artist's films (Mali Arun, Ismaïl Bahri, Hicham Berrada, Antoine Danis, Maïder Fortuné, Ana Maria Gomes, Daphné Hérétakis, Joachim Olender, Clément Postec, Dania Reymond) on DVD.
Told by Charles Berling, the film by Gilles Coudert juxtaposes the director's experience as an adolescent growing up in the biggest project ever built by Le Corbusier in Europe, in Firminy, France with insights from several contemporary artists including architects, a choreographer, a filmmaker, a designer and a composer. Architectural historian Jean Louis Cohen provides comment as do several inhabitants and users of Le Corbusier's complex.
In 1918, art historian and cultural theorist Aby Warburg emerged from a severe episode of psychosis. At about the same time he gave a conference on the Hopi nation's ritualistic snake dance. Focusing on his bout with mental illness, the film melds the aftermath of the Great War with his hopes for eventually recovering.
In February 2016, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet produced aboard the ISS an artwork by Eduardo Kac, entitled Inner Telescope. This film documents the conception and the realization of the very first artistic performance in Space.
Documentary dedicated to Herman Daled, one of the major collectors of Conceptual art: on a journey from Brussels to New York, the Belgian collector looks back on his past and that of an aesthetic movement that marked the second half of the twentieth century. Grand Prize at the International Festival of Films on Art in Montreal in 2016.
bilingual edition (English / French), DVD in original version with English subtitles
Since 1991, Robert Milin has created artworks with guests invited to participate because of a practice they adopted in their daily life—as gardeners, cyclists, inhabitants of a village… In 2015, he decided to meet again with these people to give them the floor about this experience. The booklet features an interview with Robert & Delphine Milin and a chronology of the artist's works.
A literary and philosophic exploration of the various states of sleep. Embark upon a dreamlike path to the heart of sleep through the reading of four texts by Michel Butor, Clément Rosset, Pierre Pachet and Jean-Luc Nancy, and a series of sleepers.
Liaisons urbaines [Urban Connections] chronicles the development and implementation of an eponymous programme for enhancing public spaces in African cities by operations that combine urban planning and development, design, art and heritage.