Past Nantes Event: VOL 7

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A Romantic Break-Up

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Coralie Fournier-Moris is a photographer. She talks about AUTODAFÉ, a self-published photobook she made, and perspectives of this work. It features black-and-white photographs taken between 2009 and 2011. This is a response to the chances, encounters and discussions of a romantic break-up. (in French)

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A Century of Organic Desserts

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Bruno Jost talks about the organic desserts manufactured for a century by his family in the same premises. He focuses on the permanent creativity, the culture of difference and meanwhile the market adaptation. A very pleasant and delicious history where past and future come together in a superb presentation! (in French)

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The Upcycling Store

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Véronic Durand hates waste and loves creation! She decided to take on a crazy project by creating the first space dedicated entirely to upcycling, a process of converting waste or useless products into new materials, in Nantes "boutique PIROUETTE" through artistic and creative ways. (In French) 

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Traditional Patterns, Contemporary Lens

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Guillaume Sardin, an architect and designer, shares his works in Rwanda and how working in a different cultural context unleash unexpected ideas. Such ideas include the Rwandan Heraldry project which promotes a new way to share the heritage of the country using etymology, traditional patterns and custom designed symbols. 

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Ordinary Life Memories

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Gaëlle Messager catches every day glimpses of scenes from ordinary life which strike her as surprising, amusing or outrageous and memorizes them before recreating them on paper. "Gretchen, et vous ?" is her new book of drawings and texts created after a one-year trip to Berlin in 2011. (In French) 

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Music & Wine Conversation

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Renaud Combes discusses the realtionship between "Music and Wine" and how they resonate well with each other. He describes it as not really being a project or his original thought, but something he felt like exploring. Nevertheless, listen as he talks about this relationship in the context of social, structural, physiological and historical discourses. (in French) 



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From Lady Dior to the Voyage à Nantes

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Glass-Fabrik is a craft studio of experiment and production of works and glass objects in the service of the creators. According to the formal, functional and economic , Glass-fabrik proposes an approach by the resear  and the techniques adapted among the extent of the possibilities of shaping of the glass. A network of professional partners in the craft environment allows Glass-fabrik to follow the project in her entire production and to favor the meeting between the persons receiving benefits (providers) in the service of the work. (in French)

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The Dangers of Creative Ideas

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Francis Mizio wants to warn us about the dangers of creative ideas. To do this, he gives us the example of the Marquis of Camarasa. The Marquis was a spanish aristocrat, mad inventor, and "literary crazy," who spent his life writing a book aimed at answering the question: "Why do we push the wheelbarrow rather than pull?" (in French)


Bruno Jost
in Nantes
Guillaume Sardin
Architect and Designer, George Pericles in Nantes
Francis Mizio
in Nantes
Gaelle Messager
artist in Nantes
in Nantes
Renaud Combes
caviste, la contre étiquette in Nantes