FIAC Programmes

  • What the FIAC | 2018 Edition

  • FIAC 2018
    The 45th edition of FIAC will be held in Paris from 18 to 21 October 2018 and will host 193 galleries in the nave and exhibition rooms of the Grand Palais.

    The 2018 selection – including many of the most influential specialists worldwide in the fields of modern art, contemporary art and design – will present the finest examples of artistic creation since the turn of the twentieth century; modern masters through to the latest trends, notably represented in the Lafayette Sector.

    FIAC will also invest the Winston Churchill Avenue and the Petit Palais with FIAC Projects and present outdoor works at the Jardin des Tuileries, Place Vendôme, Musée national Eugène Delacroix and for the first time FIAC inaugurates an ephemeral village of architectural projects on Place de la Concorde for FIAC Hors les Murs.

    FIAC week will also be rythmed by FIAC Programmes: with the festival of performances Parades for FIAC, the talks programme in the Conversation Room and the screenings of artists films at the Cinéphémère.

    Image: FIAC 2017 © Marc Domage

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    • Parades for FIAC


      For its third edition, the performance festival Parades for FIAC, dedicated to performative practices and dialogue between disciplines in contemporary art, takes place in various emblematic institutions of the capital including the Palais de la Découverte, the Petit Palais, the Centre Pompidou, the musée de l’Orangerie, the Grand Palais and its surroundings.

      Presented artists: Etel Adnan, Uriel Barthélémi, Ruth Childs, Guy de Cointet, Marcelline Delbecq & Ellie Ga, LEV Dance Company, Dorothy Iannone, Daniel Linehan, Paulo Nazareth, Roman Ondák, Michael Portnoy, Franz West & Mike Kelley, among others.

      Main sponsor - Parades for FIAC
      Van Cleef & Arpels

      Image: Ruth Childs © Mehdi Benkler
    • Conversation room


      From Friday 19th to Sunday 21st of October 2018, FIAC presents a three day conference programme, entitled Conversation Room.

      The Conversation Room is an exchange platform between artists, writers, scientists and thinkers from different horizons, raising social, environmental and artistic issues of our time.

      In 2018, FIAC gives carte blanche to Hans Ulrich Obrist, Simon Castets, Julie Boukobza & Tom Eccles to moderate a 4 conference cycle on Friday19th and Saturday 20th of October.

      The themes of this program are The Filter Bubble and Contactless.

      Additionally, FIAC will host conferences by Artagon, moderated by Anna Labouze & Keimis Henni, founders and curators of Artagon, and Thibaut Wychowanok, editor in chief of the magazine Numéro art, along with conversations moderated by Charles Teyssou and Pierre-Alexandre Mateos from the Cruising Pavillon on the queer and cruising culture from the 60s to nowadays, its links to the arts and its political dimension and Time for The Ocean.

      Main sponsor - Conversation Room :

      Image: FIAC © Marc Domage

    • Cinéphémère


      FIAC and Fondation d’entreprise Ricard present the ninth edition of the Cinéphémère, a short films programme by artists streamed during FIAC week, from Wednesday 17th to Sunday 21st of October.

      Some thirty artists’ films have been selected by associate curator Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, independent curator, editor and writer. The films are screened in open and free access, in a nomad 14-seat movie theatre entirely equipped for this purpose, located on Avenue Winston Churchill, between the Grand Palais and the Petit Palais.

      Main sponsor – Cinéphémère :
      Fondation d'entreprise Ricard

      Image: © Natasa Petresin-Bachelez

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