Literary prize season comes to a close, Montreuil ramps up for its Salon next week, the BnF opens an exhibition on l'Oulipo, and other news
Earlier this month at French and American Journals : A Literary Salon, the writers and editors of dozens of French and American literary magazines had the opportunity to share texts they would like to see translated from French to English, and from English to French. The texts are listed below, along with a couple of sentences by recommenders explaining the merits of each piece.
The French artist Camille Blatrix received the 16th Ricard Foundation Award for his scultpures I want to spend the rest of my life (Je veux passer le reste de ma vie avec toi) and Still'elle that were part of the group exhibition The time, moods, values, attention curated by the French independent curators castillo/corrales at the Fondation d’entreprise Ricard in Paris.
On Saturday October 25th, 2014, the French artist Julien Prévieux received the 2014 Marcel Duchamp Award at the Paris FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain) for his work entitled What shall we do next ? created between 2006 and 2011.
Eva Barois de Caevel, independent curator based in Paris and assistant curator at Raw Material Company in Dakar (Senegal), has been named as the Independent Vision Curatorial Award Honoree this year.
A frequent actor and indie rock artist in France, where he has collaborated with celebrated filmmaker François Ozon, Louis-Ronan Choisy will perform three concerts in the US in November and December.