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Gems from the remote Australian APY lands desert

Expired: Gems from the remote Australian APY lands desert

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

This exhibition is dedicated to the artists of the APY lands, a first for Paris, and presents the most beautiful creations from this desert’s five art centers, which are regularly recognized with international prizes. The majestic three meter high work which won the 2016 Telstra prize in the painting category at the National Museum of Darwin will be displayed on the occasion. All of the works shown were selected in situ in this isolated 102000 square kilometer territory, which is home to 2500 Aborigines who celebrate their sacred stories of the Dreamtime. Aboriginal Signature • Estrangin Fine Art (Brussels) will exhibit at 41, rue de Seine, during Parcours des mondes 2017. For more info please visit: http://www.aboriginalsignature.com.

Javier Peres at Espace Tribal: "The Lion and the Jewel"

Expired: Javier Peres at Espace Tribal: "The Lion and the Jewel"

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

This special exhibition will be held at Espace Tribal, as part of Parcours des mondes 2017. Curated by contemporary art gallerist Javier Peres, the exhibition "The Lion and the Jewel" is intended to be an immersive experience in the worlds of contemporary and tribal art. Named after the Wole Soyinka’s play, the installation will connect a selection of Nigerian objects from the art dealers exhibiting at Parcours des Mondes with artworks from his personal contemporary art collection. Peres will create aesthetic bridges between non-European artworks and the works of contemporary artists. The themes that emerge will be explored in the Café Tribal sessions, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 am to 11 am. Conceived in 2015, Espace Tribal serves as a think tank on arts of Africa, Oceania, Asia, and the Americas. Each year it hosts a special exhibition that is open throughout the run of Parcours des Mondes. Discover all the information about this new edition of Parcours des mondes on: www.parcours-des-mondes.com

Light lines - Dark matters

Expired: Light lines - Dark matters

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

While African art is essentially figurative, it does sometimes tend towards a form of abstraction. This may happen through subtractions, which push stylization towards a complete purity of line, or on the other hand through saturation, which drowns the sculpture under an accumulation of materials or various objects that finally obscure it. This exhibition is dedicated to exploring a confrontation between these two contrasting aesthetic approaches and moreover reveals interesting parallels with major modern and contemporary Western art forms. By Galerie Olivier Larroque, based in Nîmes, at 2, rue de l’Echaudé, during Parcours des mondes 2017. For more info please visit: http://www.tribalartmagazine.com/advertisers-8#advertiser_311.

Mapping belief: mapping the world

Expired: Mapping belief: mapping the world

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

Central to this exhibition will be the use of cartographic and diagrammatic representation to express the relationship of Man to both his terrestrial world and the greater cosmos. This amalgamation of different pictorial languages is both visually exciting and intellectually intriguing. Broadly speaking the scope of the exhibition can be divided into two main areas – theoretic cosmic maps and functional maps products of religious and secular communities in India from the 18th and 19th centuries especially from Hindu and Jain religious sects but also from Rajput courts. The exhibition will show : Jambudvipas – cosmic maps that show the universe according to the Jain concept of creation. Two monumental scale pilgrimage maps of Satrunjaya the holy temple complex in Palitana, Gujarat. Rajput paintings where cartography is interwoven with a narrative representation. Kapil Jariwala (based in London) will exhibit at 25, rue de Seine, during Parcours des mondes 2017. For more info please visit : http://kapiljariwala.com.

Parcours des mondes 2017

Expired: Parcours des mondes 2017

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

From the 12th to the 17th of September, the major dealers in the arts of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas will gather in the heart of Paris for Parcours des Mondes. With 27 thematic exhibitions, the XVIth edition of this world’s leading international tribal art fair will feature outstanding programming, and events. For the first time in its history, Parcours des mondes will knock at the door of contemporary art and emphasize the connections between non-European art and other artistic genres. Thus, its honorary president, Javier Peres, is at the crossroads of several artistic disciplines. He is both a contemporary art gallerist and an important African art collector. Parcours des Mondes will also place special emphasis on French Polynesia this year in conjunction with the launch of an important new reference book on tapa cloth. Meet us at Espace Tribal, a place for tribal art related interactions, hosted by Tribal Art magazine (22 rue Visconti). Discover the participants and all the information about this new edition on: www.parcours-des-mondes.com

Paris - Cotonou - Paris: Edwige Aplogan & Charly D

Expired: Paris - Cotonou - Paris: Edwige Aplogan & Charly D'Almeida

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

The Vallois gallery will present during Parcours des Mondes the 6th exhibition of her program "Paris - Cotonou - Paris", which highlights contemporary artistes from Benin troughout the year 2017. For this occasion, the gallery located on the 41 rue de Seine will display the works of two artists renowned in the disciplines of painting, sculpture and installation: Edwige Aplogan and Charly d’Almeida. For more info please visit: http://www.tribalartmagazine.com/annonceurs-id-472-ed.

Paris - Cotonou - Paris: Kifouli Dossou & Coco Fronsac

Expired: Paris - Cotonou - Paris: Kifouli Dossou & Coco Fronsac

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

The "Paris - Cotonou - Paris: Kifouli Dossou & Coco Fronsac" exhibition will feature about fifty Gelede contemporary masks by Kifouli Dossou, and ancient photographies retouched by French artist Coco Fronsac, inspired by the same masks. This exhibition is part of the Vallois gallery’s annual program for 2017: "Paris - Cotonou - Paris". This series exhibits each month works of artists originating from Benin, or having special links with this country located in West Africa. It will take place at 35, rue de Seine, during Parcours des mondes 2017. For more info please visit: http://www.tribalartmagazine.com/annonceurs-id-472-ed.

Polynesia in the spotlight at Espace Tribal

Expired: Polynesia in the spotlight at Espace Tribal

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

This year, Parcours des mondes will place special emphasis on French Polynesia in conjunction with the launch of an important new reference book on tapa cloth: "The tapa event: from bark to fabric, a millennia old oceanic art form." The Espace Tribal, hosted by Tribal Art magazine, will devote a whole afternoon to this theme. On September 13, at 3 pm, ethnologist and researcher Michel Charleux will present the book in question. His presentation will be followed at 4 pm by a discussion of the Musée de Tahiti et des Îles, presented by Théano Guillaume-Jaillet, who was its director until December of 2016. Finally, at 5 pm, the documentary film Putahi - Kotahitanga, directed by Are Rimbault, will explore contemporary Pacific art. Others events on the occasion of the publication of this book will be organized during the show, in rue de l’Abbaye: an exhibition and sale of large contemporary tapas (Tonga, Fiji, Marquesas Islands, and other places), screenings of films about tapa from all over Oceania, a series of lectures on the subject of tapa given by several of the book’s authors. Program details are available on www.parcours-des-mondes.com.

Portraits in the garden of sculptures

Expired: Portraits in the garden of sculptures

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

In this exhibition, the Joaquin Pecci gallery invites you to a "face-to-face" with varied sculptures and masks from Central and West Africa and the Himalayas. One part of it will literally feature "heads": Lobi, Ekoi, Not, Akan, Kastine or Bamoun, so as to magnify the art of portraiture that these sculptors have mastered. These heads are carved in wood, sometimes covered with hide, or modeled in terracotta. Each head is the seat of the vital force and the soul of the ancestor or the deceased; it sometimes turns into the protector of the family, a political agent or the focus point of a ritual. Portraits in Africa, whether conceptual or naturalistic, depict real people that were part of a family and contributed to the life of their community. But the style that prevails reflects an idealized humanity, although decorated with elements from the artist's surroundings, such as hairstyles or skin marks specific to the place and role of an individual in a tribe. This sets the individual portrait in a broader setting, as a part of the group identity. Among the selected pieces, we count a very important Chokwe sceptre, a very beautiful seated Bembe from the Jacques Kerchache collection that was published in the Mazenod, and other artworks that belonged to him. The Joaquin Pecci gallery will exhibit on the occasion of Parcours des mondes 2017 in its new space on 32 rue de Seine. For more info please visit: http://www.tribalartmagazine.com/advertisers-id-336-ed or http://joaquinpecci.net

Power and Prestige

Expired: Power and Prestige

From Sep 12 2017 to Sep 17 2017

On the occasion of the 2017 Parcours des Mondes, Yann Ferrandin (Paris) is presenting an exhibition devoted to symbolic and visual ceremonial objects which function as social markers that attest as much to man’s desire for power as they do to the traditional cultures and the skills of the artists that made them. Since time immemorial, tribal societies have associated a wealth of very diverse artistic creations with their practices of governance, their social codes and their spiritual universes. A conception of man and his relationships with his peers is revealed by these objects, which may take many forms and are reserved for use by chiefs, shamans and recognized initiates. They illustrate a world of marvels, of metaphors and of ideas, and tell of myths and rituals at the same time as they are an integral part of everyday life. They are associated with both the profane and the sacred, and their aesthetic and moral values are inseparable. This exhibition will offer the presentation of objects of astonishing beauty from a variety of stylistic traditions and geographic areas, selected according to the highest aesthetic standards. The exhibition will be accompanied by the publication of a catalog which will be available at the gallery. It will take place at 33, rue de Seine, during Parcours des mondes 2017. For more info please visit: http://www.tribalartmagazine.com/advertisers-6#advertiser_36.