Internationally acclaimed Paris based composer and artist Ryoji Ikeda will present his work in San Francisco for the first time in a dyptich project conceived by Ars Citizen. He will perform a special show at Gray Area and present a simultaneous exhibition at Minnesota street Project
FLOATERS at THE LAB
Floaters is a kinetic laboratory of choreography, video and sound. Christine Bonansea developed Floaters over the course of two years, experimenting and performing variations of the piece in various countries. Improvisation became integral to adapting the piece to different performance contexts.
FIND the FRENCH
Come and join a group of French American guests and help us raise funds for French American Cultural and educational programs. A fun evening of wine blind tasting at the Private Residence of the Consul General of France; this event features blind wine tasting during which you will have to determine which one of the wines you taste is the French Wine.
JEAN_MICHEL OTHONIEL Artworks in San Francisco
La Rose des Vents at the Conservatory of Flowers in the Golden Gate Park. An artist who has a passion for all sorts of metamorphoses, sublimations and transmutations, Jean-Michel Othoniel has a predilection for materials with reversible properties.
Janet Bishop, SFMOMA curator for painting and sculpture and first FACS Curatorial Travel Grant recipient received the insignia of Chevaliers des Arts et des Lettres, the highest distinction awarded by the French Minister of Culture and Communication.
Paris based Ryoji Ikeda will be starting San Francisco’s Artistic year with the presentation of a diptych project at Gray Area and Minnesota Street Project. The project is presented by Ars Citizen who also curated last year’s Sophie Calle’s exhibition in San Francisco. Ryoji Ikeda (b. 1966 in Gifu, Japan) is one of the most renowned artists working at the intersection of art and sciences. Over the last twenty years, […]
After welcoming Martin Winckler and Dominique Fabre in 2017, FACS, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Consulate General of France in San Francisco, and the Institut Français are continuing their writer’s residency program to help bring french writers to San Francisco. During their stay, our guest will be invited to spend 5 weeks at the Consul’s residency and to partake in activities led by the Cultural […]
From November 8 – 12, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) lights up the valley during the most colorful time of year. NVFF features over 120 new independent films, studio sneak previews, and filmmaker Q&A’s in gorgeous winery venues and theaters across the valley. A special event co-organized with the French American Cultural Society will present the screening of “Back to Burgundy”, by Cédric Klapisch.
On May 14, 2016, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will reopen to the public and become the largest museum of modern and contemporary art in the United States. A meeting place where all can discover new inspiration and creativity, the SFMOMA will connect more people than ever with the expansive possibilities of modern and contemporary art.