Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Night Particles

Visual arts Focus
Centre Pompidou
octoberoct 2 - december – dec 2
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Curated by Marcella Lista 

With the support of the Fondation d'entreprise Hermès and Sylvie Winckler. 

The Centre Pompidou and the Festival d'Automne are co-producers of this exhibition.

With the support of

The Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul is guest at the Festival d'Automne and Centre Pompidou. His exhibition, featuring around ten video installations, transforms the former solarium into a nocturnal space inhabited by biographical and architectural reminiscences.

Now emptied of its works, Apichatpong Weerasethakul's first artistic gesture is to conjure up night-time in the Atelier Brancusi. This condition is certainly a pre-requisite for the presentation of video installations, but is also a means for shaping the experience of a visit which hovers between wakefulness and sleep. The works chosen by the artist result from a daily and diary-based practice which he assimilates into a sculptural process. From within this place where forms once rose up amidst the plunging rays of a zenithal light, reminiscences of past architectural forms are also preserved. The centrepiece of the exhibition is Solarium, a work first exhibited in 2024 at the Chiang Rai Biennale. It revolves around the reinterpretation of the plot of a 1981 Thai horror film in which a character has his eyes stolen and then wanders around in search of them. It brings a renewed approach to the question of blindness and the internal vision that is a driving force in his work. In resonance with his work Fiction, Apichatpong Weerasethakul also unfurls, in the Atelier Brancusi gardens, accounts of some of the dreams he has kept in his notebooks for decades.

Interview with Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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septembersept 27 – 29

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Territoires

Dance
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octoberoct 2 - november – nov 2

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Rétrospective

Visual arts Focus

Apichatpong Weerasethakul presents the complete retrospective of his films at the Centre Pompidou. It consists of his eight feature films, thirty or so short (and rare) films, various collective works, and two feature films produced by him.

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A Conversation with the Sun (VR)

Performance Focus
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Centre Pompidou
octoberoct 23 – 26
Points communs – Théâtre 95
novembernov 12 – 13

Ligia Lewis
Still Not Still

Dance
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In Still Not Still, choreographer Ligia Lewis pursues her exploration into the silences and shadows of history. In this piece, the performers play out a score over and over again, the burlesque dimension of which makes it all the more tragic.

Centre Pompidou
novembernov 27 – 30

Forced Entertainment
Signal to Noise

Theatre
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Over its forty years of existence, with Tim Etchells at the helm, the company has never stopped reinventing itself. And it continues to do so. Amidst an oscillating form of virtual reality, six performers find themselves deprived of their voices and their entire beings. The whole thing goes beyond all understanding... Welcome to this new world.

Centre Pompidou
decemberdec 13 – 22
Théâtre des Quartiers d'Ivry
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Sébastien Kheroufi
Par les villages

Theatre
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Sébastien Kheroufi discovered Peter Handke's Par les villages at the onset of his artistic career. It evokes a writer's return to his native village. Amidst the twilight setting in which one universe declines in favour of another, the voices of the “offended and humiliated” break their silence.