Inauguration of the “Travellers” exhibition
Villa Emerige - Paris XVIe25.11.2014 #art
Last Monday evening, Vivien Roubaud became the first winner of the Emerige Revelations Scholarship, thus winning an endowment of 15,000 euros which will enable her to realize, in spring 2015, her first solo exhibition within a French gallery: the gallery In Situ Fabienne Leclerc. First concrete action of the Emerige Endowment Fund for Contemporary Art in favour of young artists, created in January 2014, the initiative is already crowned with success after having received more than 1000 applications from visual artists under 35 years of age.
The exhibition”Voyageurs” inaugurated the same evening at the Villa Emerige, is articulated around the works of the twelve nominees for the Prize, whose jury is notably composed of Nicolas Bourriaud, Director of the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris ; Éric de Chassey, Director of the Académie de France in Rome – Villa Médicis ; Fabienne Leclerc, Director of the gallery In Situ
Travellers’, until 20 December next
7, rue Robert Turquan 75016 Paris