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SEMINAR
L'art dans l'espace rural

SEMINAR: ART IN THE RURAL SPHERE

From the 13rd of October to the 15th of October 
Castle (patio room, first floor), Vassivière island


Organised in the framework of the Transhumance exhibition-trail and for the Architecture National Days 
Free access to the seminar except meals (19 euros including drink and coffee) upon booking at administration@ciapiledevassiviere.com
Thanks to tell us:
- your date and hour of arrival and departure, if you come by train or by car 
- which workshop you would like to attend on Sunday

indicates interventions in French (unformal translation will be provided by the team and friends)


PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
WELCOMING DAY


- Morning: free visit of the «Transhumance » trail in the 6 villages around the lake and on the island (guided tour possible upon booking)
- From 2pm: Visit of the «Transhumance » exhibition at the art centre 
Free visit of the «Transhumance » trail in the 6 villages around the lake and on the island (guided tour possible upon booking)

- 5pm at the castle, Vassivière island: meeting with Cristina Consuegra* (anthropologist and botanist based in Bogota, Colombia), Liliana Sánchez Rojas* (artist based in Bogota, Colombia) and Hemali Bhuta (artist based in Mumbai, India) currently in residence.

- 7pm: Introduction to the seminar
- 8pm : Dinner on Vassivière island

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER MORNING
RENEWING THE MODEL OF THE SCULPTURE PARK


- 9.30 : Welcoming drink at the castle
- 10am at the castle: Guided tour of the historical granite symposium « L'île aux pierres » (1983-85) by Marc Sautivet*, co-founder of Vassivière sculpture park.

- 11:15 at the castle :  Panel discussion « Renewing the model of the sculpture park »
Moderation by Benoit Antille*, art historian and researcher at the ECAV art school in Sierre (Switzerland) 
With the interventions of:

- Hemali Bhuta, artist based in Mumbai (India) currently in residence on her work "Speed breakers" realised in 2012 for the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Leeds, Royaume-Uni)

- Nicolas Hérisson*, director of the Piacé Le Radieux art centre, Normandy

- Valérie Cudel* (association À demeure, Valence), mediator for the New Patrons Programme of the Fondation de France 
Presentation of the New Patrons Programme of the Fondation de France through examples of realised art works.
Projection of a film on the New Patrons Programme of the Fondation de France.

1pm : Lunch on the island 

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER AFTERNOON

CREATING IN A CONTEMPORARY RURAL AREA 

14h:30, meeting in Liliana Motta's work "Dehors" (2017) : guided tour of the works using plants in the Sculpture Wood, by Martina Sabbadini*, researcher and curator: art works and the living

4-7pm at the castle: Panel discussion "Creating in a contemporary rural area"

Moderation: Natsuko Uchino, artist based Saint-Quentin-La-Poterie, Gard
With the interventions of:
- Adam Sutherland, director of Grizedale arts, Lawson Park, UK
 
- Elke Roloff*, residency curator at Nekatoenea in Hendaye
- Sam Basu, Treignac Projet director 

- Cristina Consuegra*, anthropologist and botanist based in Bogota (Colombia), Liliana Sánchez Rojas*, artist based in Bogota (Colombia) both currently in residence.

19:30 Dinner on the island

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER MORNING 

SPECIFICITIES OF ART IN THE PUBLIC RURAL SPHERE 

- 9.30 : Welcoming drink at the castle
- 10am at the castle: panel discussion « Art in the public rural sphere »
Moderation: Pomme Boucher, director of Quartier Rouge, Felletin
With the interventions of:

- Philippe Bettinelli*, curator of the Centre national des arts plastiques collection of public art, Paris: "National commissions and rurality, 1983-2017"
- Valérie Cudel* (association À demeure, Valence), mediator for the New Patrons Programme of the Fondation de France around works realised by Michel Aubry, Camille Henrot, Joëlle Tuerlinckx... with the "new patrons" Jean-Paul Soubeyre*, farmer in the Cantal (Auvergne) and Claude Prunet*, mayor of Pailherols, Auvergne
- Rémi Janin*, landscape architect  (Fabriques Architectures Paysages agency) and founder of Polyculture festival in a farm (Fourneaux, 42). A proposal by the Limousin Architecture House in the framework of the Architecture National Days.

1pm : Lunch on the island 

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER AFTERNOON 

3 PARTICIPATORY WORKSHOPS


14:30-16:30 Please choose one workshop amongst the three simultaneous workshops:

1 - Re-think the discourse about the art works*: how to write collectively new texts for the Sculpture Wood 
Location: Art centre (end of the building)
Moderation : Adélaïde Laoufi-Boucher, in charge of groups at the art centre 

2 - Commissionning an art work from A to Z: become a new patron*
Location: Castle
Moderation : Marianne Lanavère and Valérie Cudel

3 - Volunteer campaign for maintaining the Sculpture Wood: please bring your boots, gloves and cissors... !
Meeting point: Art centre bookshop
Moderation : Carine Ravaud, installation manager at the art centre.
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The seminar receives the support of the Fondation Daniel & Nina Carasso, programme « Art citoyen ».
Liliana Sánchez Rojas's residency has received the support of the Commissariat Colombien and of the French Institute in the framework of the French-Colombia Year 2017. 
Rémi Janin participation is in partnership with the Limousin Architecture House in the framework of the Architecture National Days.