AN ECLECTIC AND INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMATION
"The first mistake of Art is to assume that it's serious"
- Lester Bangs
ILLUSTRATIONS & COMICS
A number of painters and skechers can find a way to liberate their creativity and reveal their imagination from childhood.
Artworks : Comic-strips | Tales | Cartoons | Posters | Etchings | Illustrations.
Young people from 3 to 16, are attracted by colors and the curiosity to know one’s self and the world around. Psychedelic Art and its willingness to awake consciousness can perfectly match with their merriest desires. There will be other games in different rooms for younger children.
Instalations: There is a pathmark for children in this room. Artworks are at 120 cm high. Some reproductions on plywood enables to pip in and have your picture taken.
BELIEVES AND SPIRITUALITY
Piece works: Tapestries | Symbolism | Visionnary Arts | Tarots | Posters | Contemporary Arts
Meditation environnement :
Shamanic yurt with different rites across the world, an audiovisual experience at 180°.
Installation oif Brian Eno "Quiet Club".
Singing bowls at disposal
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATIONS
We can find engravings against the odds of myths , legends, fables, tales that can belong to oral tradition, or popular like Charles Perrault’s or else the One Thousand One Night.
Works : Folk Art | Primitive Art | Xth century Ornamentations | Greco-roman mosaïcs | Ancestral Ornaments | Middle Age paintings | Traditional outfits | Coloured Embroideries …
FANTASTIC, SURREALISM AND ART BRUT
Works : Impressionnism | fauvism | expressionnism | symbolism | art nouveau | cubism | futurism | surrealism | art brut | art-déco Installation: Room with kaleidoscopes including a giant one.
LITERATURE, POETRY AND HAPPENINGS
The Fantastic literary movement in the XIXth century is caracterized by supranatural in a realistic frame. It influenced doomed writers like Rimbaud who recommended “the unlocking of senses”, as a first step to be a real man of vision. Surrealists and Counter Culture activists developped this way of thinking. XXth century progressists embodied critics of society and applications scientific progress being harmful for humanity. Beat Generation writers and peots POETS were the precursors of psychedelic values.
Happenings are a spontaneous performance requiring the participation of the audience made popular by Lebel, Kusama, « guerilla theatre » of The Diggers and Fluxus mouvement from 1965 onwards.
Authors: Kerouac | Ginsberg | Leary | Kaprow | Robbins | Orwell | Dostoïevski | Baudelaire | Apollinaire | Jarry | Freud | Huxley
Installations: Dream machines by Brion Gysin | Lucia Flicker machines
"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible."
- Frank Zappa
There is psychedelic sensitivity whatever the style either minimal, repetitive or mastering ; traditional music, Rock n’ Roll, songs, Soul, Hip-hop and Electro. The results is quite often avant-gardist. All clusterings of influence are permitted. Heterogenous instruments are well-appresciated especially when coming from other cultures or advanced techologies.
New recording techniques enable an unprecedented quality. The tracks time length is no longer a restrictive criteria with 33 rpm vinyl records.
Some concerts became synesthesic experiences with « liquid light shows », a kind of multimédia tapestry where each representation is unique.
Works: Film posters | Concerts | Video Installations | Vinyl records
CINEMA & VIDEOS
About cinema psychedelia suggests a formal and perceptive alteration. The « Nouvelle vague » influence about psychedelia and the accessible to make enable visual expériences
Films : Fictions | Documentaries | Cartoons | experimental movies.
Installations : Mapping on dome. Chill-out with 3 screens and sound effects..
TRY THE VIRTUAL VISIT
OPTICAL ILLUSIONS & FLUO ROOM
L’Op Art exploite la faillibilité de l'œil à travers des jeux optiques.
L’art cinétique propose des œuvres qui contiennent des parties en Op Art explores the resistance of the eye through optic games.
Kinetic Art proposes artworks containing parts in motion either with an engine or the spectator moving, or else through the wind, lights… A shimmering effect is obtained by intercrossing the lines, the spectator in a misbalanced situation provoking a vertigo sensation.
The blacklight enables to reveal fluorescent coulours the blacklight poster becomes the indispensable accessory of Underground culture in the USA.
Artworks : Vasarely | Biasi | Schöffer | Soto | Blacklight posters
Instalations : Body painting | Kinetic Art games by Julio Le Parc | Kinetic Mapping « trompe l’œil » in 3D volumes
TAKE PART TO THE CREATION
OF THE PSYCHEDELIC ART CENTER
The climax of psychedelia is a way of live linked to an era of political, spacial and sexual conquest. Young people queering for liberation were proposing a model of society based on well-being
FASHION, DESIGN & ADVERTIZING
From 1966, most jobs, brands and therefore common people have been influenced organic lettering, flowers and vividcoulours. Utopic commununities looking like autonomous eco-villages have spread across the world.
STUDENT ROOM IN 1967
Five minutes of virtual visit in augmented reality (360°) with physical objects of the video appearing without glasses.
TAKE PART TO A COLLECTIVE ARTWORK
An ephemeral and ever-renewed artwork. Co-creators use chalk to draw on a split blackboard to be found on several surfaces ; ground, walls and other forms and sculptures in relief. The most beautiful works will be photographed and shown later on.
Projecting your own hanging up ! You can photograph yourself from your favourite pieceworks of the Collection on screen table. (« My Touch Gallery »).