Saint-Nazaire visit

The recent visit to Saint-Nazaire was short but sweet. In the limited time available we visited the beach of Mr. Hulot, Le Grand Cafe for the exhibition ‘Vibrating Things’ by Marcus Avila Forero and Le Lieu Unique for their Midiminuitpoesie Festival. We worked however mainly on our European funding application about which we hope to tell you more soon! In the meantime find some photos of our visit. Thanks to Dom Leroy and Marina Pirot for the wonderful time!

Residencies in Saint-Nazaire

After three years of quiet development Bureau Doove is ready for a new adventure for which we have our eyes on Saint-Nazaire, France.With some professional contacts already in place Bureau Doove intends to connect to this exciting place that is full of potential, close to Nantes with its own vivid art scene with places like Lieu Unique, Hangar à Bananes Galerie and Voyage à Nantes. Here we want to create new opportunities for artists and scientists by developing a micro residency and international exchange program in homely surroundings. As home to Tati’s Mr Hulot, Saint-Nazaire is an important emerging… Read More

Leroy, Maes, Hulsmans and Ara

Some news about the current activities of some BD artists plus an important teaser at the end. Dominique Leroy at La Méridienne, Lunéville Dominique Leroy is showing his poetic sonic installation Jardin nô at Theatre La Méridienne in Lunéville (near Nancy). First shown at the Galerie RDV in Nantes this installation refers to the traditional Japanese theatre. This kinetic garden is composed of interlacing vegetals and small mechanics on recycled hard disks that rub, scratch and hit to create a sound that reminds of insects. This sculpture is activated by a series… Read More