Café Tribal
Espace Tribal _ 22 rue Visconti (from 10h to 11h)

 Once again this year, the organizers of Parcours des Mondes will offer a pleasant wake-up call with Café Tribal, a series of three morning sessions running from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. featuring specialists, museum curators, and collectors in a roundtable discussion and debate on a variety of subjects. This year, Café Tribal discussions will focus on the 1930 exhibition at the Galerie du Théâtre Pigalle, to which the exhibition at Espace Tribal will also be devoted.

Wednesday 12 September: 

10 AM – 11 AM: Café Tribal, “From the Théâtre Pigalle exhibition (1930) to the Maison des Artistes (1911): a genealogy in reverse”, presented by Yaëlle Biro, associate curator for the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (FR).

Thursday 13 September: 

10 AM – 11 AM: Café Tribal, “Paris-New York: The Influence of African Art at Galerie Pigalle”, presented by Virginia-Lee Webb Ph.D., retired Research Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (EN).

Friday 14 September: 

10 AM – 11 AM: Café Tribal, "Arts de Madagascar en France de l’exposition à la galerie Pigalle (1930) et à celle à venir au musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac : d’une anthologie, l’autre." presented by Aurélien Gaborit, the head of the Africa collections at the Musée du quai Branly Jacques Chirac and the curator of the exhibition “Madagascar, l’art de la grande île” (FR).

Tribune & Guests
Espace Tribal _ 22 rue Visconti


In the late afternoons, Tribal Art magazine will present further programming featuring special guests.

Tuesday 11 September: 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM: opening and a gathering with Adam Lindeman, the honorary president of Parcours des Mondes 2018. The author of Collecting Contemporaryand the director of the New York gallery Venus Over Manhattan, Adam is also a primitive art connoisseur.

Wednesday 12 September: 

4 PM – 7 PM: Rencontres livresques (Encounters with Books): “Paris, 1930s” (FR).

Three fascinating works are presented in the presence of authors, publishers, and researchers.

- 4 PM: Galerie Pigalle: Afrique, Océanie. 1930. Une exposition mythique with Charles-Wesley Hourdé and Nicolas Rolland (FR).

- 5 PM: Les années folles de l’ethnographie. Trocadéro 28 – 37 with André Delpuech, Christine Laurière, and Carine Peltier-Caroff (FR).

- 6 PM: Critical facsimile edition of Nancy Cunard’s Negro Anthology with Sarah Frioux-Salgas and Cyrille Zola-Place (FR).

Thursday 13 September: 

4 PM – 7 PM: The latest publishing news, in the presence of a group of authors (FR & EN).

- 4 PM: Textiles of Japan with Thomas Murray (EN).

- 5 PM: Collectors’ Visions. Arts of Africa, Oceania, Southeast Asia and the Americas with Christine Valluet (FR).

- 6 PM: Borobudur. Under the Full Moon with Caroline and Hughes Dubois, Bruce Carpenter (FR & EN).

Friday 14 September: 

3 PM – 5:30 PM: Symposium“What does the future hold for the ancient art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas?”

The symposium will end with a Q&A session with the audience.


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