For the first time the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac presents an exhibition devoted to contemporary art in all its forms. Installation, photography, videos, the works « evoke the relationship with the image, the perception of the world and the self-representation, that of the landscape and the territories or the reappropriation of the historical and political narrative. « (Extract, from the presentation, given by the museum).
Among the artists presented: Gosette Lubondo (DRC), Lek Kiatsirikajorn (Thailand), José Luis Cuevas (Mexico), Dinh Q. Lê (Vietnam), José Alejandro Restrepo (Colombia), DayanitaSingh (India), Sammy Baloji (Democratic Republic of Congo), Rosângela Rennó (Brazil), Brook Andrew (Australia). Samuel Fosso (Cameroon).
Our cultural mediator will guide you through this visit by offering you a meeting, a dialogue, between tradition and contemporaneity.
Thursday, April 23rd – from 7 to 8 pm
Thursday, May 14 – from 7 to 8 pm
Price: 29€ (Museum entrance included)
MANZEÙ : the route, the great path, in Medumba, the traditional language of West Cameroon. Manzeù is a cycle of guided tours: a sensitive journey through Parisian museums.
What bridges, what paths are to be created – and crossed – when discovering another culture?
Our aim is to offer the public cultural experiences based on sharing of knowledge from cultures, especially non-European and particularly African ones. These visiting experiences give the right value to these works of art, textiles and texts.
Danilo Lovisi, our cultural mediator
Danilo Lovisi is a graduate of the École du Louvre. Originally from the Brazilian mountains, it is far from the sea and touched by the lines of the surrounding mountains that his link with art was born. Based in Paris, he is a cultural mediator and curator. He offers the public experiences of visits under the sign of poetry and sharing of knowledge. Since 2018 he has been responsible for the cultural programming of the Espace culturel Gacha.