Montpellier: Paul Wants Your Art exhibition as a symbol of diversity

The exhibition will be held from January 23 to February 3 at the Ramon Llull library of Paul-Valery University. (©Pixabay / Kimono)

Exhibition without subject and without judges Open to both amateurs and professionals: it’s possible! Anyway, here it is Paul Wants His Art. From Monday 23rd January to Friday 3rd Februaryphotographs, paintings or even paintings will decorate the grand spiral staircase that sits in the middle of the building. Ramon Llull Library from Paul Valeri University.


Only one limitation: products must be shipped A3 size before that including Tuesday, January 17. A single student-initiated project: Louis Haystudent in the History of Art MA and specializes in the conservation, management and dissemination of works of art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Encourage diversity

An MA student in Art History through the 150 works Louis hopes to collect at the end of his call for participation promote diversity “Art is not just about painting, and I think it’s important to insist on that. A photograph, for example, allows you to convey many things. “.

“Art is not just about painting, and I think it’s important to insist on that. Photography, for example, allows you to convey many things.”

Louis HayMA student in Art History

Luis even thought about the composition of the works under the prism of diversity : “For productions from the same series, I will not leave them out to create this diversity effect. “. The variety he really wanted to emphasize as the works would be arranged at central stair level library to attract the attention of students.

A project related to his training

Luis Paul Veut, who specializes in the conservation, management and dissemination of 20th and 21st century works of art, has curated the Ton Art exhibition. according to his training and his professional projects. A project that he wants to build alone despite its size, from start to finish: “This project is my first and it’s a bit like a baby, so I wanted to tackle things like managing communication with BU, even though it wasn’t easy. “.

“This project is my first, and it’s a little bit like my baby, so even if it’s not easy, I really wanted to manage it, like managing communication with BU.”

Louis HayMA student in Art History

In addition, the student voluntarily cultivated in the amateur aspect From the exhibition: “I wanted to show something imperfect so that people could find it more easily. “.

Alone, but not helpless

Luis admits that he built this project on his own financially supported “In order to receive financial aid, I gave the document I collected to the Solidarity and Development Fund of Student Initiatives within two days. “. Result: the student accepted a grant of about 500 euros, of which 300 euros dedicated only to the printing of photographic or digital works. He also sponsored a university association: University Art History and Archeology Association (AUHAA). Luis explains his choice for a practical reason: “I had identified three associations that fit what I was looking for to host the exhibition, but I chose AUHAA because it is in my sector, so I decided to keep it simple. . “.

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“I had identified three associations that fit what I was looking for to host the exhibition, but I chose AUHAA because it’s in my sector, so I decided to keep it simple.”

Louis HayMA student in Art History

A little update on AUHAA

The University Art History and Archeology Association (AUHAA) is a student body that aims to bring together students interested in art and archaeology, as well as anyone with an interest in history and heritage.

It organizes activities, round tables, seminars, as well as visits and visits to national and international sites or museums.

> Practical: The call for submissions closes this Tuesday, January 17th. For more information about the Paul Veut Ton Art exhibition, you can write to the following email address: [email protected]

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