After a improbable trend present of the CHANEL Métiers d’artwork 2022/23 assortment, introduced on 6 December 2022 in Dakar, Senegal, le19M is taking a brand new step by launching its first worldwide programme there. Whereas the affect of Dakaris acknowledged on the worldwide cultural and inventive scene, all the nation of Senegal is replete with artisanal experience, a heritage to which le19M is especially delicate. Thus, from Thursday 12 January 2023 and for a number of months, le19M is establishing an off-site gallery in Dakar with the assistance of the Institut fondamental d’Afrique noire (IFAN) on the positioning of the Musée Théodore-Monod d’artwork africain.
la Galerie du 19M Dakar: a narrative of embroidery and weaving crafts
“The opening of l. a. Galerie du 19M Dakar will have a good time the richness of expertise. Entitled” Sur le fil” (On the thread in French), the programme will showcase a stupendous story of embroidery and weaving crafts mixed with different inventive disciplines like portray, pictures and installations. The primary aim is to focus on the inventive wealth of Senegal and the humanistic values of its arts and crafts. “The opening of l. a. Galerie du 19M Dakar will have a good time the richness of expertise. Entitled “Sur le fil” (On the thread in French), the programme will showcase a stupendous story of embroidery and weaving crafts mixed with different inventive disciplines like portray, pictures and installations. The primary aim is to focus on the inventive wealth of Senegal and the humanistic values of its arts and crafts.
In the course of the exhibition, guests will uncover quite a few modern artists working with textiles, a few of which collaborate with le19 M’s Maisons d’artwork. This exhibition can be introduced parallel to heritage items from the Musée Théodore-Monod d’Artwork Africain collections.
A number of artisans can be producing and showcasing their Artwork in entrance of the viewers in stay situations. This may result in participatory workshops led by visitor artists in residence.
la Galerie du 19M Dakar: Showcase priceless artisanal expertise
la Galerie du 19M Dakar is the visitor of honour of the eleventh version of Partcours. It’s an annual cultural occasion that brings collectively 30 areas of each Artwork and craft in Dakar throughout the first two weeks of December. Created in 2012 by RAW Materials Firm and Atelier Céramiques Almadies, Partcours is a synergistic occasion which brings collectively gallery house owners, artists, and the general public, inviting them to find Dakar’s completely different districts in a brand new mild.
The purpose of la Galerie du 19M Dakar is to showcase priceless artisanal expertise to the broadest attainable viewers, to reassert the worth of handicrafts, to encourage their dissemination, and to spark vocation among the many common public, college kids, college students, households, and lovers of craft. The gallery’s programme was conceived by an editorial committee composed of Senegalese inventive figures or consultants in its artwork scene. This committee can be accompanied by inventive contributors.
“The launch of l. a. Galerie du 19M Dakar coincides, virtually to the day, withthe first anniversary of the inauguration of l. a. Galerie du 19M in Paris /Aubervilliers and its opening to the general public. This primary worldwide programme speaks to the renewed curiosity of execs in trend savoir-faire—supported for practically forty years by CHANEL—in addition to to a brand new common fervour for handicrafts.”
Bruno Pavlovsky, President of CHANEL SAS and President of le19M
- Cultural programme: Riad Fakhri
- Curator: Olivia Marsaud, El Hadji Malick Ndiaye
- Designer & Filmmaker: Selly Raby Kane
- Graphic Designer: Audrey d’Erneville
- Designer: Bibi Seck
- Architect: Mamy Tall
Africa may be entered by means of Dakar. It’s a true gateway to the continent. The Atlantic Ocean encircles it on three sides because it protrudes into it. It’s nearer to Lisbon than Cape City and probably the most westerly level on the continent. Dakar’s creativity is in its genes. Everyone has a selected relationship with Artwork. It’s in all places, and we will say that Senegal is a improbable place connecting Artwork and craftsmanship. With this thrilling initiative, le19M opens a brand new window to creativity. This exhibition is price visiting if you’re travelling to Dakar within the new yr.
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