Symposium Art and Commitment

Monday, September 27th, 2021

AUDITORIUM OF THE LOUVRE MUSEUM

And throughout the week from Tuesday, September 28th to Friday, October 1st, online

Symposium Art and Commitment

Monday, September 27th, 2021

AUDITORIUM OF THE LOUVRE MUSEUM

And throughout the week from Tuesday, September 28th to Friday, October 1st, online

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Cour Napoléon and the Louvre Pyramid © 2007 Louvre museum – Angèle Dequier
In 2021, we are delighted to return to the Auditorium of the Louvre Museum, after a last edition organized online in partnership with the international structures Serpentine Galleries and ArtReview Magazine.

For the 4th edition of the Symposium Art and Commitment, Thanks for Nothing reinforces its commitment to youth by creating a programming around education. Affected by the health crisis and not being able to fully benefit from their training, students are at the heart of the 2021 edition. Thus, half of the seats in the Auditorium of the Louvre Museum are reserved for them.

This edition reunites international actors from the art world, NGOs and scholars to address educational issues.

In addition to the Symposium at the Auditorium of the Louvre Museum, we also gather international speakers for online conversations everyday of the following week.

From Monday, September 27th

Guest speakers confirmed to this day:

  • Iris Brey, Author, « Le regard féminin. Une révolution à l’écran »
  • Diana Campbell Betancourt, Artistic Director of the Samdani Foundation, Bangladesh
  • Houman Harouni, Lecturer in Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Shadi Harouni, Artist, Clinical Assistant Professor of Studio Art and Director of Undergraduate Studies at NYU Steinhardt
  • Anri Sala, Artist, Galerie Chantal Crousel

 

Round Table: From les Grands Voisins to La Collective in 2024

  • Nicolas Détrie, Co-founder and President of the NGO YesWeCamp
  • Simon Laisney, Founder and General Director of the cooperative Plateau Urbain
  • Marine Mandrila, Co-founder and President of the NGO Refugee Food Festival
  • Lotfi Ouanezar, Deputy General Director of the NGO Emmaüs Solidarité

 

And more to come!

 

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Week Art and Commitment from Tuesday, September 28th to Saturday, October 2nd

This year, the Symposium launches the Week Art and Commitment.

Organized at the initiative of the galleries of the 8th arrondissement in Paris, and led by Anne-Hélène Decaux, President of Thanks for Nothing and Senior Sales, Gagosian Gallery, and by Alexis Lartigue, Founder of Galerie Lartigue, a program of gallery visits is planned at the heart of the Matignon avenue and surrounding areas.

This week enables participating students to discover in small groups the galleries and their exhibitions as well as the art world professions, thanks to the intervention of gallerists.

An art book donation is also organized all through the Week Art and Commitment to then redistribute them to each visiting student to foster the development of a connection to art.

The Symposium and Week Art and Commitment will offer opportunities for students to meet professionals and promote their integration into the professional world.

 

We are honored to have the support of the following galleries:

  • Applicat-Prazan
    Hélène Bailly Gallery
    Galerie Jacques Bailly
    Brame & Lorenceau
    CHOOSE Galerie
    Galerie Stéphanie Coutas
    Galerie DIL
    Galerie A&R Fleury
    Gagosian Paris
    Mariane Ibrahim Gallery
    Alexis Lartigue Fine Art
    Galerie Léage
    Galerie Lelong & Co
    Galerie Malingue
    Galerie Enrico Navarra
    Galerie Nathalie Obadia
    Opera Gallery
    PERROTIN
    White Cube….

 

The Symposium and Week Art and Commitment 2021 are organized thanks to the valuable support of: