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Displacement, destruction, protection: views on endangered heritage

Centre culturel canadien
November 05th, 2019 19:00 - 21:00

Dominique Blain, Bamiyan, 2013, Impression numérique au jet d’encre sur papier/inkjet digital print on paper

As part of its exhibition Displacements, the Canadian Cultural Centre is hosting a round table with Canadian artist Dominique Blain and French experts on the challenges of protecting cultural and human heritage. This evening will also be the occasion to launch the exhibition catalogue.

7 pm: Guided tour of the exhibition by Dominique Blain
7:30 pm: Round table “Displacement, destruction, protection: views on endangered heritage”
8:45 pm: Official launch of the exhibition catalogue, signature by the artist and authors, toast

Introduction by Ami Barak, Curator

  • Françoise Mardrus, Head of Department, Head of the Centre Dominique-Vivant Denon (Research and Collections Department), Louvre Museum
  • Krzysztof Pomian, Historian, Director of Research at the CNRS
  • Didier Schulmann, Curator at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kandinsky Library, Centre Pompidou
  • Gérard Wajcman, Writer and Psychoanalyst, Senior Lecturer Emeritus in the Department of Psychoanalysis at the University of Paris VIII

Moderator: Catherine Bédard, Curator of Exhibitions and Deputy Director of the Canadian Cultural Centre.

The exhibition catalogue is co-edited by the Canadian Cultural Centre and Skira Paris Publishing, is illustrated by photos of the works in situ and includes texts by Ami Barak, Catherine Bédard, Louise Déry, France Trinque and Gérard Wajcman.

Dominique Blain’s exhibition Displacements will be exceptionally open on Friday November 8th until 9pm and Saturday November 9th, from 10am to 6pm as part of PARIS PHOTO.


Exhibition at the Canadian Cultural Centre until January 14th, 2020 – Further information


Centre culturel canadien
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