During these morning sessions from 10 AM to 11 AM, specialists, museum curators and collectors will meet for a discussion forum centered this year on "Les ponts entre les arts".
The overarching subject will be the mixing of artistic forms. These discussions will center around the special exhibition in the space by gallerist Javier Peres titled The Lion and the Jewel. His approach counterpoints different time periods, styles, cultures, and techniques, together providing subject matter for the discussions that will be moderated by Elena Martínez-Jacquet, editor-in-chief of Tribal Art magazine.
Wednesday, September 13th, 10 AM - 11 AM
Bernard de Grunne discusses the exhibition Imaginary Ancestors held at the Almine Rech Gallery in New York in May 2017.
Thursday, September 14th, 10 AM - 11 AM
Kevin Dumouchelle shares his perspective on the relationships between traditional and contemporary art in Africa, referencing the collection of the National Museum of African Arts in Washington, DC.
Friday, September 15th, 10 AM - 11 AM
Stéphane Jacob discuses the vibrant Australian art scene.
Three afternoon events will enhance your show experience:
Tuesday, September 12th, 2 PM - 3 PM
Javier Peres, honorary president of Parcours des mondes 2017, will talk about his approach as an art collector, and about his display "The Lion and the Jewel". Dialogue with Elena Martínez-Jacquet.
Wednesday, September 13th, 3 PM - 6 PM
On Wednesday, the Espace Tribal will shed light on French Polynesia.
• At 3 PM, Michel Charleux, ethnologist and researcher, will present his book Tapa, de l’écorce à l’étoffe.
• Afterwards, a conference on the museum of Tahiti and the islands will be held by Théano Guillaume-Jaillet, director of this institution until December 2016, at 4 pm.
• Finally, at 5 PM, the documentary Putahi − Kotahitanga, directed by Are Rimbault, will explore the question of how to define contemporary Oceanic art. Duration: 35 min. French. The screening is made possible thanks to the FIFO.
Tuesday, September 14th, 3 PM - 6 PM
On Tuesday, three new tribal art publications, soon to be emblematic, will be presented to you by their authors:
• At 3 PM : Toys for the Souls. Life and Art on the Mentawai Islands, by Reimar Schefold, in presence of Lionel Veer, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Unesco.
• At 4 PM : Himalayan Masks Lanfranchi Collection, by Luciano Lanfranchi and Renzo Freschi.
• At 5 PM : Afrique, à l’ombre des dieux. Collections africaines de la Congrégation du Saint-Esprit, by Nicolas Rolland, with the participation of Louis Perrois.