French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici
It launches exhibitions and cultural events, it also keeps a great collection of artworks from Fernand de Medici, director’s collections and boarder’s works. The entire Villa is surrounded and full of pieces of art (the interior and the gardens): precious furnitures, tapestries, design and artistic goods, musical instruments, drawings, paintings, sculptures, prints, etc.
Pascal Gautrand was a boarder at the Villa Medici in 2008 and 2009, as a fashion designer he talks about fashion and know-how in an artistic way but also in an intellectual way.
Made in Fontenay-aux-Roses. Both a freelance writer and a press agent, she writes about fashion and people behind it: designers, craftsmen and industrialists. She is a regular contributor on Maison d’Exceptions and Made in France Première Vision online magazines, among others. She is graduated from the Institut de Management et de Communication Interculturels, formerly Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Traduction and from the Institut Français de la Mode.
A wonderful and poetical documentary which tells the story of a multi-centenial protagonist: the culture of European linen. From seed to fabric, from northern European fields to Italian weaving mills, French director and graphic designer Benoit Millot followed the growth, transformations and travels of this noble textile fiber.
From the model to the storyboard. Made in Town prolongs its reflection around cinematic creation, initiated by the exhibition Boîte à miracles, and welcomes Philippe Terrier-Hermann for the launch of La Trilogie française [The French Trilogy], a public commission of the National Center for Visual Arts and the Minister of Culture and Communication.
In order to promote the know-how and the characteristics of La Rochère glass factory, located in Passavant-la-Rochère in the French department of Haute-Saône, Made in Town conducted a series of four short videos shot in the heart of the company's workshops.