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Launched last July, the mapXXL programme reveals a new generation of artists inventing tomorrow’s forms of expression. Its first laureates are already succeeding in their projects, like Gayle Chong Kwan, who is going to realize in Venice a work initiated during her four-months residency in Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto. Furthermore, Angelo Sturiale is going to Japan for a one-year residency, David Rolland orchestrated the opening ball of the Bordeaux’s TNT season, Justine Triet, Donald Abad and Aurélie Slonina’s works are exposed at the Bellevilloise and Ayelen Parolin’s at the Fondation Cartier. All these young artists reveal their desire for travelling and a real curiosity for the other. Cultural diversities are nourishing the projects they develop and make the quality of their productions. The Pepinieres’ actuality consists also in our participation at the Res Artis conference in Berlin, probably one of the most important and active artistic networks concerning creative venues. Several Asian structures’ representatives will participate in this conference. This will allow us to pursue our opening into the direction of these countries, rich, as we believe, in unexpected propositions. All these news seem promising to us and we want to share them with you in this new version of Artshock.
Patrice Bonnaffé

artists' experiences: Judith Josso

exhibition at the ipso facto gallery in Nantes

Laureate of the Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes, Judith Josso participated in the bzzz jeune vidéo 2005 programmation at the FIPA 2005 festival within the Pépinières' mapXXL programme.

Judith Josso is actually pursuing her artistic career in Nantes and proposes a video and photographs exhibition on her daily experience already explored at the time of her first personal exhibition at Espace Croisé (Roubaix, 2001), at Fabrica (Brighton, 2002) or at the Biennial of contemporary art (Lyon, 2005).

She presents her works at the ipso facto gallery created by two laureats of the Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes' 3rd programme, Jean-François Courtilat and Jean-François Guillon.

ipso facto gallery
56, boulevard Saint-Aignan
44100 Nantes
+33 (0)2 40 69 62 35
http://galerieipsofacto.free.fr

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