Photos: Quentin Coussirat, David Demougeot
INFLUENZA – JEROEN JONGELEEN
TEMPÊTES DE CERVEAUX (BRAINSTORMS)
There are two days of study programmed at this year’s festival, in partnership with the Université de Franche-Comté. Uniting artists, researchers, professionals, and European journalists, this time the research will be focused around round-tables, workshops, and conferences. ☞ 09 and 10 june ☞ The detailed program is available HERE and Chez Urbain ☞ For more information and / or…
ELTONO, associate artist of Bien Urbain #5
At the time of this fifth edition, we are happy to announce that Bien Urbain will from now on be organised with the involvement of an artist. This year, it’s Eltono who’s setting the tone! First invited in 2012, he returns regularly to Besançon, and works on collective and participative collective artistic work with schools in the Grette and Butte…
OPENING PARTY !
Chez Urbain is getting ready to party ! Come and celebrate the opening of our 5th festival. There will be a buffet to enjoy along with DJs from Radio Campus ! ☞ Saturday, june 6th at 7 PM Chez Urbain, 11 rue Battant
BIEN URBAIN #5
The fifth summer edition of BIEN URBAIN, an artistic route, through (and with) public space, will take place from June 6 to 21! The 15 artists invited by Eltono take the bet again to question our perception of Besancon. Everyone will surprise us in his own way by investing walls, streets and parks that surround us. We suggest you make…
INFLUENZA – Jeroen Jongeleen
For more than 15 years, Influenza has practiced in public space in every direction: walls, ground, and air… From early on he used diverse...
The forms, motifs, and materials that Olivier Kosta-Théfaine uses are borrowed from what towns hold to be ‘non-institutional’,...
Adopting a combinatorial typography, removed from the habitual vocabulary of the tag, Luce creates strange situations (through...
An architect by training, Isauro Huizar develops his artistic practice around public perception and private urban space. Exploring urban...
Having begun with graffiti in the 90s, Nano4814 now makes paintings with a unique formal approach which are highly colourful and...
Involved in train graffiti, the exploration of abandoned places, and a prolific illustrator, Honet participates in the desegregating of genres...
Epos257 practices in public space through installations, painted murals, and performances. At the intersection between art and militancy, his...
Always obsessed with work involving letters and forms, the paintings of Remed tend towards an increasingly universal and synthetic...
From abstract graffiti to installations, Eltono is constantly looking for the anomalies or systems of repetitions at work in the towns that he...
A veritable master of acoustics in situ, Étienne Bultingaire offers sound creations which are at once original and touching. After a concert...
Specter’s paintings and installations focus all their meaning in expression in situ: each work takes form and function from the...
TRICYCLIQUE DOL – Ben Farey
Ben Farey offers an audible treasure hunt in the urban setting. This discrete wandering questions our relation to sound and silence,...
Sculptor, stage designer, editor of fanzines, Simon Bernheim is interested in the direct relations between the inhabitants and traders of...
From Lille and working in Spain, 3ttman puts in question the boundaries between art and crafts through using different “raw”...