Quite a few people make themselves comfortable in front of a painting or a sculpture and let their thoughts and ideas wander onto a small notebook in the form of a drawing…
Starting on the 17th of April, two Genevan artists, Serval and Jean-Philippe Kalonji will ritualize these moments of creation, by working one Sunday every month in the Musée d’art et d’histoire. As graffiti artist and illustrator respectively, they are both enamored with visual arts and painting in particular. Regulars at the Musée d’art et d’histoire, they have been coming for years to study and find inspiration. With Rendez-vous d’artistes, they take their relationship with the museum a step further by sharing their artistic research in the heart of the museum’s collections.
On the first Sunday of every month, from April to December, Serval and Kalonji will have work sessions where they question themselves, elaborate and create new works in the company of other artists and specialists of numerous backgrounds. The visitors of the museum are invited to share these moments and interact with the artists, as the museum’s spaces become a space dedicated to creation.
Rendez-vous d’artistes not only takes place within the framework of the Year of Illustration organized by the City of Geneva, but also following the Musée d’art et d’histoire’s desire to open its doors and create bridges with the contemporary
art scene. The project also aims to maintain the tradition of the museum as a veritable school of the arts : a place where the artworks exhibited serve as both inspiration and model to artists and craftsmen.
Each Rendez-vous takes place in the following manner :
2.00 pm-4.00 pm : art workshop 4.00 pm-5.00 pm : discussion and exchange
Sunday, April 17th
With Victor Lopes,
painting conservator at the MAH Level 2, Konrad Witz Room
Sunday, May 1st
With Guy Mérat, artist, Level -1, Greece Room
Sunday, June 5th
With Raphaël Pasquali, artist Level 2, 20th Century Room
Sunday, July 3rd
With Alyâa Kamel, Swiss- Egyptian painter
Level -1, Egypt Room
Sunday, August 7th
Room with a View
With Patrick Jazi Dunkel, painter and graphic designer
Level 2, Hodler Room (landscapes)
Sunday, September 4th
Luncheon on the Grass
With Martin Leer, Contemporary Literature professor at the University of Geneva and Catherine Grimm, painter Observatory Park
Sunday, October 9th
Army of Shadows
With Christian Nguyen, tattoo artist and illustrator
Level 0, Armoury Room
Sunday, November 6th
With Valentine Valp Pasche, artist and illustrator
Level 2, European Schools Room
Sunday, December 4th
With Willem Speerstra, curator and gallerist, Speerstra Fondation and Camille Montandon, gallerist
Main Entry and stairs …
D’ARTISTES SERVAL & KALONJI AU MUSÉE
MUSÉE D’ART ET D’HISTOIRE, GENÈVE
UN DIMANCHE PAR MOIS, D’AVRIL À DÉCEMBRE 2016
MUSÉE D’ART ET D’HISTOIRE
Rue Charles-Galland 2 CH – 1206 Genève T+41 (22) 418 26 00 www.mah-geneve.ch
Ouvert de 11 à 18 heures Fermé le lundi
watercolor & Ink.
Arches Paper ©.
title of the piece : Malukai
Ciluba speaking D.R.C – kasai oriental ( Translation / Good morning. )
three others pieces will be exposed at the stand 13 at the Arrlo U Viggo virtual gallery.
Special live painting for the unhooking of the exhibition » When we were young. » 2015.
Eight original pieces printed on a Fine art Paper -format 70×100 cm , all framed will be exposed Thursday the 24th of September on the wall of . The venue LA FUMISTERIE CHEZ ERNEST located in the charming area of Carouge Geneva . The splendid restaurant have a unique space for expose art .The customers can discover several works of international and local artists. This time the artist guest is JP KALONJI if you travel in Geneva during this period do not hesitate to pop up there and enjoy your stay.
For more details about the venue please click HERE
VERNISSAGE DE LA NUIT DES BAINS 17 septembre 2015
L’exposition » YOU ARE NOT DEAD YET » est initiée par Pierrot Winter, soutenue par squarestudio. et accueillie par freestudios.
Elle réunit plus de vingt artistes actifs dans le vaste domaine qu’est le street art mais aussi la photographie et l’illustration. Nous sommes fiers de vous proposer leurs travaux, réalisés sous ce même thème.
GREMS – LULUXPO – SERVAL – SERIO – CARLOS PEQUITO
RYLSEE – MARTIN SZABO – YVAN BENOIT – JAZI – JP KALONJI – PASCAL FESSLER – ANABELLE BURON – PATRICE BOYER – MANDRIL – OIBEL – OCEE – MR.PLUS – FRANCISCO ETCHEPAREBORDA – MIX ET REMIX – HAYAN KAM NAKACHE – FRED MERZ
I’m invited has artist to The prestigious 17th Bal du Printemps who will take place at the Halle Sécheron in Geneva, on Friday, 20 March, 2015.
On the programme: champagne cocktail / aperitif, surprise show, gala dinner, auction sale, live concert and a DJ.
Welcome by Philippe Boissonnas, President of the Bal du Printemps, General Secretary of IRP
Address by Professor Pierre Magistretti, Chairman of the IRP Foundation Board
Testimony of a paraplegic person, interviewed by Muriel Siki.
Photo by Christian Pfahl ©.