Auvers-sur-Oise, experience the creative effervescence of the Dutch painter, with today’s techniques.
What? As part of the cultural season In the Footsteps of Van Gogh , the castle of Auvers proposes a poetic and emotional immersion in the last seventy days of Vincent Van Gogh’s life whose paintings and correspondence with his brother Theo reflect the keen sensitivity. “My art, I risk my life and my reason. “
How Videos, anamorphic, bright tags, sound sculptures: using the techniques of today, the viewer is plunged into the world of the painter . Just off the train, guided by his senses and sounds familiar, it follows in the footsteps of the artist. The past and present are formed and dissolved incessantly over the route, until the “second death” of the painter, enshrined indecent auctions of his works.
Where ? The castle of Auvers-sur-Oise is built, around 1635, by Zanobi Lioni, an Italian banker close to Marie de Medici. Thirty years later became the property of an advisor to King Louis XIII, the Italian castle is transformed into a castle in the French, immortalized at sunset in a painting by Vincent Van Gogh. Today it is a dynamic interpretation center of art, home multimedia course.
Who? Arnaud Rabier-Nowart, artistic director of The Van Gogh Experience , brought together a tray of contemporary artists: Eric Angels videomaker, digital artist Kiland, light Konte Rast painter, photographer Steve Wells and electronics tinkerers King’s Queer
. Why? Marie-Cécile Tomasina, director of the castle, this is to give creative fever live the last days of a man, “that left us infinite power sharing” .