LE FRESNOY-STUDIO NATIONAL DES ARTS CONTEMPORAINS COLLABORE AVEC LE CENTRE HUMANEUS
www.lefresnoy.net

LE FRESNOY – was born from the will of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to set up in the north of France, a higher artistic education establishment of a new type, a center of excellence for national and international scope, whose references were expressed by a few formulas such as « un IRCAM des arts plastiques » or « une villa Médicis high-tech ».

  • AN INTENSE ARTISTIC CREATION AND PRODUCTION ACTIVITY

  • A UNIQUE PLACE FOR EXPERIMENTATION AND RESEARCH

  • INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

  • A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL POLE OF EXCELLENCE

  • A PLACE OF EXCHANGE AND OPENING

  • A MEETING WITH THE GREATEST CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS

LE FRESNOY was designed by Alain FLEISCHER (director since the opening). It was inaugurated in 1997 in a building designed by Bernard TSCHUMI, , winner of the international architectural competition organized by the Great Works mission of the President of the Republic.
The educational project of FRESNOY, very innovative, is based on the production by students of works benefiting from professional technical means, and high-level support.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION IS PROVIDED BY GUEST ARTISTS OF GREAT RENOWN:

FILMMAKERS :
Jean-Luc Godard, Chantal Akerman, Raul Ruiz, Robert Kramer, Luc Moullet, André S. Labarthe, Tsaï Ming Liang, Wang Bing, Claire Denis, Bruno Dumont, Bela Tarr, Benoit Jacquot, Arnaud des Pallières, Mathieu Amalric, João Pedro Rodrigues, Andrew Kötting, Denis Côte and others.

PLASTICIANS:
Pier Paolo Calzolari, Antoni Muntadas, Sarkis, Gary Hill, Bill Viola and others.

PHOTOGRAPHERS:
Joan Foncuberta, Eric Poitevin, Patrick Bailly-Maître-Grand, Jochen Gerz, S & P Stanikas, Hicham Benohoud, Choï, Bernard Faucon, Gao Bo, Pascal Convert and others.

CHOREOGRAPHERS:
Anne Theresa de Keersmaeker, Thierry De Mey, Alain Buffard, Christian Rizzo, Carolyn Carlson and others.

COMPOSERS:
Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Andrea Cera, Arnaud Petit, Yann Robin and others.

VIDEOGRAPHERS, MULTIMEDIA ARTISTS AND DIGITAL CREATORS:
Hans Op de Beeck, Grégory Chatonsky, Charles Sandison, Atau Tanaka, Mauro Lanza, Armando Menicacci, Sven Påhlsson, Daniel Danis, Catherine Ikam, Ryoji Ikeda, Scanner/Robin Rimbaud, Robert Cahen, Ryoichi Kurokawa, David Rokeby, Edwin van der Heide, Jean-François Peyret, Nicolas Reeves, Nicolas Moulin, Bertrand Lamarche, Robert Henke, Thomas McIntosh, Cyril Teste, Ramy Fischler and others.

THE TEACHERS REALIZE A WORK IN WHICH THEY ASSOCIATE THEIR STUDENTS:

In addition to research, teaching and production activities, LE FRESNOY is also a place of dissemination and programming, thanks to its two cinemas and its exhibition spaces.
Each year, LE FRESNOY programs numerous films including those made available to it by the Cinémathèque française, and presents two exhibitions: a thematic or monographic exhibition, and the Panorama exhibition where all the works produced during the year by the students are shown. and by their teachers.

EACH EDITION OF PANORAMA HAS AN IMPORTANT PERSONALITY FROM THE WORLD OF ART AS A CURATOR:

  • Laurent Lebon (director of the Picasso museum)
  • Jean de Loisy (director of the Palais de Tokyo)
  • José Manuel Gonçalvès (director of 104)
  • Jean-Hubert Martin (former director of the National Museum of Modern Art at the Center Pompidou)

THE STUDENTS ‘WORKS ARE THEN PRESENTED IN VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

In 20 years of existence, LE FRESNOY has become an internationally recognized benchmark institution for teaching, research, creation and artistic and audiovisual production. Every year, it attracts applications from some 45 countries on all continents. internationally recognized benchmark for teaching, research, creation and artistic and audiovisual production. Every year, it attracts applications from some 45 countries on all continents.

THE SUCCESS OF FRESNOY GRADUATE STUDENTS IS REMARKABLE, AMONG OTHERS:

  • Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for Vimukti Yanasundera (Sri Lanka)
  • French pavilion at the Venice Biennale for Anri Sala (Albania)
  • Grand Prize of the Cannes Film Festival for Mati Diop (France / Senegal)
  • Marcel Duchamp Prize for Laurent Grasso, Clément Cogitore
  • Various prizes at Ars Eletronica in Linz, Fondation Ricard Paris
  • etc.

FRESNOY’s educational program, over two years of study, begins with the traditional means of expression of modernity: photography, cinema, video, sound and musical creation, installations. In the second year, students devote themselves to the languages ​​and tools of new technologies: computer graphics and computer graphics, virtual reality and augmented reality, interactivity, robotics, network art, 3D printing (scans, stereolithography).
The orientation of the course towards the most contemporary forms of creation corresponds to the directives which were given to Alain Fleischer for the creation of FRESNOY: an electronics Bauhaus, a Villa Medici High Tech, an Ircam of plastic arts.

Le FRESNOY has established collaborative relationships with institutions in Canada, the United States, Korea, Japan, China, Australia, Mali, Benin, and various European countries.

Le FRESNOY, located in the Lille area, a crossroads of Europe with proximity to Belgium, the Netherlands, England and Germany, and one hour from Paris by TGV.

Le FRESNOY is a center of excellence, a producer of strong synergy, funded by the French Ministry of Culture and the Hauts de France Region, with a participation of the City of Tourcoing.

Le FRESNOY was the winner, with the company Pathé-Gaumont, of a call for projects for the transformation of the Géode, in the Parc de la Villette (Cité des Sciences, Paris), and for a reflection on the future forms of cinema ( production and distribution methods, use of digital technologies, new narrativities).

Le FRESNOY was the winner, with the company Eva Albarran, the Immochan group and the Valode et Pistre architectural agency, of a call for projects for the major urban planning operation concerning the Gare du Nord in Paris.

Le FRESNOY will be responsible for designing the artistic and cultural activities and programming of this new facility, and in particular for creating an international digital arts biennial, to which passengers getting off the trains will have direct access to this station which is one of the busiest in the world. The opening is scheduled for 2024, when the Olympic Games will be held in Paris.

Only a few years after its opening, LE FRESNOY was approached by the most prestigious institutions of contemporary creation for collaborative actions: the Villa Médicis in Rome, the ZKM in Karlsruhe, IRCAM or the Center Pompidou in Paris, but also schools around the world, especially in Cuba, Korea, Canada and the United States.
Attracted by the quality of the teaching and the equipment, young artists come from all over the world to follow the Fresnoy course. Each year, students meet there from countries as diverse as Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Canada, Brazil, Moldova and many others.
The pedagogy of the Studio National des Arts Contemporains LE FRESNOY, mainly based on the production of works of all kinds whose common point is the integration of professional audiovisual techniques, makes it a completely new place of production, experimentation and distribution. and unique in the world.

Background Image © : Alain FLEISCHER

LE FRESNOY-STUDIO NATIONAL DES ARTS CONTEMPORAINS COLLABORE AVEC LE CENTRE HUMANEUS
www.lefresnoy.net

LE FRESNOY – was born from the will of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to set up in the north of France, a higher artistic education establishment of a new type, a center of excellence for national and international scope, whose references were expressed by a few formulas such as « un IRCAM des arts plastiques » or « une villa Médicis high-tech ».

  • AN INTENSE ARTISTIC CREATION AND PRODUCTION ACTIVITY
  • A UNIQUE PLACE FOR EXPERIMENTATION AND RESEARCH
  • INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
  • A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL POLE OF EXCELLENCE
  • A PLACE OF EXCHANGE AND OPENING
  • A MEETING WITH THE GREATEST CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS

LE FRESNOY was designed by Alain FLEISCHER (director since the opening). It was inaugurated in 1997 in a building designed by Bernard TSCHUMI, , winner of the international architectural competition organized by the Great Works mission of the President of the Republic.
The educational project of FRESNOY, very innovative, is based on the production by students of works benefiting from professional technical means, and high-level support.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION IS PROVIDED BY GUEST ARTISTS OF GREAT RENOWN:

FILMMAKERS :
Jean-Luc Godard, Chantal Akerman, Raul Ruiz, Robert Kramer, Luc Moullet, André S. Labarthe, Tsaï Ming Liang, Wang Bing, Claire Denis, Bruno Dumont, Bela Tarr, Benoit Jacquot, Arnaud des Pallières, Mathieu Amalric, João Pedro Rodrigues, Andrew Kötting, Denis Côte and others.

PLASTICIANS:
Pier Paolo Calzolari, Antoni Muntadas, Sarkis, Gary Hill, Bill Viola and others.

PHOTOGRAPHERS:
Joan Foncuberta, Eric Poitevin, Patrick Bailly-Maître-Grand, Jochen Gerz, S & P Stanikas, Hicham Benohoud, Choï, Bernard Faucon, Gao Bo, Pascal Convert and others.

CHOREOGRAPHERS:
Anne Theresa de Keersmaeker, Thierry De Mey, Alain Buffard, Christian Rizzo, Carolyn Carlson and others.

COMPOSERS:
Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Andrea Cera, Arnaud Petit, Yann Robin and others.

VIDEOGRAPHERS, MULTIMEDIA ARTISTS AND DIGITAL CREATORS:
Hans Op de Beeck, Grégory Chatonsky, Charles Sandison, Atau Tanaka, Mauro Lanza, Armando Menicacci, Sven Påhlsson, Daniel Danis, Catherine Ikam, Ryoji Ikeda, Scanner/Robin Rimbaud, Robert Cahen, Ryoichi Kurokawa, David Rokeby, Edwin van der Heide, Jean-François Peyret, Nicolas Reeves, Nicolas Moulin, Bertrand Lamarche, Robert Henke, Thomas McIntosh, Cyril Teste, Ramy Fischler and others.

THE TEACHERS REALIZE A WORK IN WHICH THEY ASSOCIATE THEIR STUDENTS:

In addition to research, teaching and production activities, LE FRESNOY is also a place of dissemination and programming, thanks to its two cinemas and its exhibition spaces.
Each year, LE FRESNOY programs numerous films including those made available to it by the Cinémathèque française, and presents two exhibitions: a thematic or monographic exhibition, and the Panorama exhibition where all the works produced during the year by the students are shown. and by their teachers.

EACH EDITION OF PANORAMA HAS AN IMPORTANT PERSONALITY FROM THE WORLD OF ART AS A CURATOR:

  • Laurent Lebon (director of the Picasso museum)
  • Jean de Loisy (director of the Palais de Tokyo)
  • José Manuel Gonçalvès (director of 104)
  • Jean-Hubert Martin (former director of the National Museum of Modern Art at the Center Pompidou)

THE STUDENTS ‘WORKS ARE THEN PRESENTED IN VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

In 20 years of existence, LE FRESNOY has become an internationally recognized benchmark institution for teaching, research, creation and artistic and audiovisual production. Every year, it attracts applications from some 45 countries on all continents. internationally recognized benchmark for teaching, research, creation and artistic and audiovisual production. Every year, it attracts applications from some 45 countries on all continents.

THE SUCCESS OF FRESNOY GRADUATE STUDENTS IS REMARKABLE, AMONG OTHERS:

  • Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for Vimukti Yanasundera (Sri Lanka)
  • French pavilion at the Venice Biennale for Anri Sala (Albania)
  • Grand Prize of the Cannes Film Festival for Mati Diop (France / Senegal)
  • Marcel Duchamp Prize for Laurent Grasso, Clément Cogitore
  • Various prizes at Ars Eletronica in Linz, Fondation Ricard Paris
  • etc.

FRESNOY’s educational program, over two years of study, begins with the traditional means of expression of modernity: photography, cinema, video, sound and musical creation, installations. In the second year, students devote themselves to the languages ​​and tools of new technologies: computer graphics and computer graphics, virtual reality and augmented reality, interactivity, robotics, network art, 3D printing (scans, stereolithography).
The orientation of the course towards the most contemporary forms of creation corresponds to the directives which were given to Alain Fleischer for the creation of FRESNOY: an electronics Bauhaus, a Villa Medici High Tech, an Ircam of plastic arts.

Le FRESNOY has established collaborative relationships with institutions in Canada, the United States, Korea, Japan, China, Australia, Mali, Benin, and various European countries.

Le FRESNOY, located in the Lille area, a crossroads of Europe with proximity to Belgium, the Netherlands, England and Germany, and one hour from Paris by TGV.

Le FRESNOY is a center of excellence, a producer of strong synergy, funded by the French Ministry of Culture and the Hauts de France Region, with a participation of the City of Tourcoing.

Le FRESNOY was the winner, with the company Pathé-Gaumont, of a call for projects for the transformation of the Géode, in the Parc de la Villette (Cité des Sciences, Paris), and for a reflection on the future forms of cinema ( production and distribution methods, use of digital technologies, new narrativities).

Le FRESNOY was the winner, with the company Eva Albarran, the Immochan group and the Valode et Pistre architectural agency, of a call for projects for the major urban planning operation concerning the Gare du Nord in Paris.

Le FRESNOY will be responsible for designing the artistic and cultural activities and programming of this new facility, and in particular for creating an international digital arts biennial, to which passengers getting off the trains will have direct access to this station which is one of the busiest in the world. The opening is scheduled for 2024, when the Olympic Games will be held in Paris.

Only a few years after its opening, LE FRESNOY was approached by the most prestigious institutions of contemporary creation for collaborative actions: the Villa Médicis in Rome, the ZKM in Karlsruhe, IRCAM or the Center Pompidou in Paris, but also schools around the world, especially in Cuba, Korea, Canada and the United States.
Attracted by the quality of the teaching and the equipment, young artists come from all over the world to follow the Fresnoy course. Each year, students meet there from countries as diverse as Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Canada, Brazil, Moldova and many others.
The pedagogy of the Studio National des Arts Contemporains LE FRESNOY, mainly based on the production of works of all kinds whose common point is the integration of professional audiovisual techniques, makes it a completely new place of production, experimentation and distribution. and unique in the world.

Background Image © : Alain FLEISCHER