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“Nouveaux Commanditaires” (new patrons)

 
 
Rochechinard - Mémoire d\'une maison-musée
2020
French edition
Captures - Monographs & artist's books
The extension and finalization of a commission given to the artist Eulàlia Valldosera by the members of the association Les amis de la maison de la Mémoire du Royans, a community museum that they founded in Rochechinard (Isère, France) in 1979.
 Nicolas Floc\'h - Le grand troc / El gran trueque / A grande troca
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Naima
An artistic, political and collective project by Nicolas Floc'h, based on a principle of participation and co-realization, which points, at different levels, to the multiple relationships between social groups and public institutions that structure and frame them, while also questioning the symbolic or economic value of an artwork.
 Patrick Bouchain / Construire - Les Bogues du Blat
2018
French edition
Captures - Monographs & artist's books
Publication documenting an innovative sustainable social housing project in a small village of south-central France, as part of the “New Patrons” program.
George Trakas - Du sec à l\'eau - Étude pour Lamelouze
2017
French edition
Captures - Monographs & artist's books
Study book made by artist George Trakas in response to a commission issued by inhabitants of the Lamelouze commune in the southern French region of Gard, north of Alès (as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France).
Mari Linnman - À Distances - Œuvrer dans les espaces publics
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Publication documenting an interactive installation by Samuel Bianchini commissioned by the Maison du geste et de l'image in Paris as part of the “New Patrons” program.
Reclaiming Art / Reshaping Democracy - The New Patrons & Participatory Art
2017
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Drawing on examples from France and the United States, this publication offers a multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society (adaptated from a French publication on the New Patrons's activities, updated with contributions from the Anglo-American intellectual scene).
Erwin Wurm - Bob
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Creating Bob: a food truck with a living, warm and hospitable public purpose, set close to Lille-Europe Train Station and commissioned as part of the “New Patrons” program.
François Hers - Letter to a Friend About the New Patrons
2016
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.
François Hers - Lettre à un ami au sujet des Nouveaux commanditaires
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.
Guillaume Bresson - Red Star Football Club
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Considering the relations between art and football through the example of an artwork commissioned by the Red Star Football Club as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France: a polyptych composed of eight oil paintings on wood panels, offering different viewpoints of the stadium and the life of the club.
Battista Lena - Ultimo Cielo
2016
bilingual edition (French / Italian)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Ultimo Cielo documents a musical project forming part of the New Patrons program: a piece for an amateur orchestra inspired by the works and practice of Italian Situationist painter Pinot Gallizio.
Xavier Veilhan - Le Monstre
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Since the set up of Xavier Veilhan's The Monster in the center of Tours in 2004, the statue has been subject to various cultural appropriation by the locals. This book aims to document both the development of the project as part of the New Patrons program as well as the life of the statue within the city.
Jyll Bradley - Le Jardin hospitalier - Une œuvre de Jyll Bradley
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
38.00 17.00 €
Le Jardin hospitalier documents Jyll Bradley's eponymous site-specific artwork produced in April 2015 under the auspices of the Fondation de France's New Patrons program, at Hospital Roger Salengro in Lille, France. The artist has transformed a 100m long, window-less corridor into an immersive installation—a promenade—with black-lit photographs, literary texts and tactile sculptural elements
 Nicolas Floc\'h - Trois commandes
2015
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A review of three commissioned works executed by artist Nicolas Floc'h in isolated communities in Santiago, Chile, Rennes, and Tours, France, as part of the New Patrons program.
Claude Closky - Rectangulaire
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.
Paysage industriel
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
A documentation on the singular projects by four contemporary artists—Michel Aubry, Élisabeth Ballet, Susanne Bürner, and Lani Maestro—developed as part of the Foundation of France “Nouveaux Commanditaires” (new patrons) action to question the industrial history of four regional nature park in France (Lorraine, Monts d'Ardèche, Pilat, and Vercors).
Emilio López-Menchero - Projet Bel®encontre à Tourcoing
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Interview with Emilio López-Menchero around a commissioned work executed by the artist as part of the New Patrons program.
Fabien Rigobert - Castille Residence
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A New Patrons project, 2010.
Faire art comme on fait société - Les Nouveaux commanditaires (+ 2 DVD)
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society: 47 contributions by international thinkers and actors of the art world (with 9 movies on DVD).
Susanne Bürner - Euville
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Monographs & artist's books
Artist's book.
Alejandra Riera - Enquête sur le/notre dehors (Valence-le-Haut) < 2007 - ... > - à la date du 24 avril 2012
2013
French edition
Captures - Monographs & artist's books
An image of collective thought concerning the place in which we live.
Jean-Paul Fourmentraux - L\'œuvre commune - Affaire d\'art et de citoyen
2012
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A sociological approach to new practices in public art commissioning.
Les Musicollages (book / DVD)
2011
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
A film documenting a series of musical performances in the streets of Marseilles organized by Jacques Siron and commissioned by the Cité de la Musique.
Simon Patterson - La maison forestière Wilfred Owen - Une œuvre de Simon Patterson
2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
20.00 7.00 €
An exhaustive documentation on La Maison Forestière Wilfred Owen, a commissionned work by Simon Patterson inaugurated in 2011 as part of the New Patrons program.


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