For this White Night 2018 planned on Saturday October 6, 2018, Gaël Charbau invited artists and groups to take over the popular Paris. 4 constellations of works will be settled in the Invalides neighborhood, the Ile Saint-Louis, La Villette and the Porte Dorée to show that art is everywhere and in every shape. So, what can you expect from this tour?
This Saturday October 6, 2018, it’s the White Night in Paris. After Charlotte Laubard, it’s Gaël Charbau’s turn to enliven Paris streets this October 6, 2018. And to do, the Cité des Sciences art director chose to squat 4 neighborhoods to settled constellations of works.
For the White Night 2018, 4 constellations are planned:
- Invalides Constellation:
The Invalides Constellations will connect the Musée de l’Armée, the Invalides underground (materializing the underground Sun’s race by Félicie d’Estienne d’Orves) to the Grand Palais, Petit Palais and the Palais de la Découverte without forgetting the Pont Alexandre III.
All along the Super Kilomètre, the White Night will offer among others, sport revisited by artists, fooding, art happenings and various events open to all.
White Night 2018 at Paris Invalides – Musée de l’Armée
This Saturday October 6, 2018 Paris Musée de l’Armée takes part in the White Night and invites everyone to come and roam the alleys of the Hôtel des Invalides taken over by Syrian female singer Waed Bouhassoun accompanied by the Orpheus XXI orchestra.
White Night 2018 in Paris: Physis party at the Invalides
For the White Night 2018, scheduled this Saturday October 6 in Paris, Scandinavian electro artists Lindstrøm, Axel Boman and Komél Kovács take over the Invalides neighborhood for a very musical and beautiful evening to be discovered thanks to PHYSIS stage installation.
Chamber music night at the Musée de l’Orangerie
For the White Night 2018, the Musée de l’Orangerie will remain open for free and host chamber music concerts. On Saturday October 6, 2018, come and experience a meeting between the Water Lilies and classic music!
White Night 2018 at the Petit Palais
On the occasion of the White Night 2018, the Petit Palais remains open on Saturday October 6, 2018, late in the night and offers us to go backstage the Parisian museums thanks to a movie shot in one of the Paris plaster storehouses.
- Île Saint-Louis Constellation:
Many things are about to take place on the Ile Saint-Louis. The White Night offers a unique stroll on the Île Saint-Louis, as if you were cut from the world by Edgar Sarin and Mateo Revillo. It’s the “Parcours de l’Imprévu”, works nestled in secret places, a Paris made of narrow treets, bridges and intrigues from the Middle-Age to the new relationships between nowadays’ art, sciences and commerce.
Echo de la naissance des mondes, Abdelkader Benchamma at the Collège des Bernardins
For the White Night 2018, the Collège des Bernardins will open its doors on October 6, 2018 late in the night to let us enjoy the installation called “Echo de la naissance des mondes” by Abdelkader Benchamma. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the reopening of the Collège des Bernardins, Abdelkader Benchamma has decided to alter the central nave with huge and extravagant, abstract and dynamic shapes!
Jardin Nelson Mandela transformed into a trinket market for EMMAÜS Solidarité
This Saturday October 6, 2018, the Jardin Nelson Mandela will be transformed into a trinket market for the White Night! If the idea sounds crazy, Bertille Bak wishes to sell trinket works which profits will be donated to EMMAÜS Solidarité.
Andrea Crews fashion shows all night long at the City Hall
For the White Night 2018, Maroussia Rebecq takes over the City Hall function room for fashion shows open to all! For this performance, Maroussia Rebecq, pioneer in upcycling with her brand Andrea Drews, unearthed old clothes on the Internet and worked with them to turn them into unique pieces. This collection including 99 popular clothes will be worn all night long by unknown people, Parisians found during a wild casting.
- La Villette Constellation: The White Night 2018 will highlight the Parc de la Villette as a whole, the one park designed in 1983 by Bernard Tschumi as a true testing ground. Music will be given pride of place in several points as well as a program for your visitors at the Cité des Enfants and Little Villette.
It’s about the whole Parc de la Villette and the diversity of its cultural offers that will be proposed for free to the public, from the Philharmonie to the south of the park and up to the Cité des Sciences in the north, that will welcome an extraterrestrial geyser designed by Fabien Léaustic.
5 music marathons – 22 hours of concert at Paris Philharmonie
On the occasion of the White Night 2018, Paris Philharmonie and Cité de la Musique welcome four uncommon program: Voyage en Amérique [Journey in America], Nuit avec les fantômes des compositeurs [Night with the composers’ ghosts], Rencontre avec Erik Satie [Meeting with Erik Satie] and concert homage Studio Venezia [Studio Venezia tribute concert]!
- Porte Dorée Constellation:
As a place never thought about for the White Night, the Porte Dorée will become a stroll at the outskirts of the city. This constellation will take you to a rediscovery of the Palais de la Porte Dorée, then, the tour will reach the banks of the Lac Daumesnil up to the Parc Zoologique de Paris that will offer to the public a totally unique experience!
Experiencing the ordinary with Benjamin Loyauté at the Palais de la Porte Dorée
This Saturday October 6, 2018 on the occasion of the White Night, the Palais de la Porte Dorée offers us to experience the ordinary thanks to Benjamin Loyauté. All night long, we can question our current life and our society through installations and through a candy, the Candy-graphie, a symbol of the intangible heritage in our societies!
In addition to the works chosen by Gaël Charbeau to integrate the public area, dozens of other places in Paris and Île de France will have their White Night and offer animations, discover them!
Last updated on 6 October 2018