Le Troisième Paradis – Nuit Blanche 2019

Saturday Octobre 5, 2019


Le Troisième Paradis – Nuit Blanche 2019

Samedi 5 octobre 2019



Invited by and in co-production with the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie Thanks for Nothing organizes a collaborative, artistic and engaged project that brings together art and environmental issues taking over the entire space of the institution.


Artistic programme

A cycle of performances, projections and workshops is conceived in collaboration with international artists.


Michelangelo Pistoletto will be present for two exceptional performances. At 7:30 pm, he will launch the night’s programme with the “Walking Sculpture” performance. At 21 pm, the public is invited to participate in a giant rendition of the “Third Paradise” performance.

For each participant in this performance, Thanks for Nothing will plant a tree in collaboration with le Parti Poétique.


After workshops in more than 28 locations worldwide, become part of building the “Museo Aero Solar” based on the concept of Tomás Saraceno with Alberto Pesavento. Starting at 7:30 pm, the workshop consists in bringing together used plastic objects that will spread out and evolve in the Main Hall of the Cité.


Thanks for Nothing also presents a program of artists’ films
that address environmental issues with:

  • Hicham Berrada – Galerie kamel mennour
  • Alex Cecchetti
  • Ali Cherri – Galerie Imane Farès
  • Laurent Grasso – Galerie Perrotin
  • Louise Hervé et Chloé Maillet – Galerie Marcelle Alix
  • Kapwani Kiwanga – Galerie Jérôme Poggi
  • Angelika Markul – Galería Albarrán Bourdais
  • Ariane Michel – with the support of the Fondation Tara Océan
  • Laure Prouvost – Galerie Nathalie Obadia

In the Planetarium of the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, Thanks for Nothing gives carte blanche to the author Boris Bergmann who presents “Grain de ciel” in dialogue with the projection of scientific films.


Exceptional opening of the Cité des Enfants (free admission), for children of 2-7 years old and 5-12 years old, from 7pm to 10pm (subject to availability, children must be accompanied by an adult, entry is free; adults alone are not allowed in).


In parallel, Thanks for Nothing invites NGOs that work on the preservation of the environment and the integration of disadvantaged communities into society.

Le Parti Poétique presents “La Forêt en mouvement”, a forest of more than 200 trees that the public is invited to wander in, with the support of Maison Ruinart.

La Cloche, with its program the Clochettes, allows homeless people to renew social links thanks to the contact with nature and the environment.

La TIMMY hosts, guides, defends and accompanies foreign lone minors and young adults, especially those in the process of appeal.

To support them, members of the public are invited to act in solidarity by engaging with the different NGOs.


And also!

On the parvis of the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, Devialet presents “Effondrement”, an immersive acoustic experience developed by the director Luc Jacquet to raise awareness of the melting of polar glaciers.

Le Perchoir will install an ephemeral bar for the duration of Nuit Blanche. After dark, join us for DJ sets by YOU MAN and Sacrifice Seul.