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Designing Hope at ArtParis ArtFair 2012
Since 2006, Art Paris supports Designing Hope by offering the opportunity to present at the fair, its project involving contemporary artists for HIV prevention campaign. In 2012, ArtParis Artfair welcomes the NGO for an art project in collaboration with Revue Noire.
Written : 2012-02-17 - Last modified 2017-10-23
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A LONG TERM SUPPORT

Since it was installed at the Grand Palais in 2006, ARTPARIS wished to support the action of Designing Hope and thus mark its commitment to the initiative of the NGO, bringing together humanitarian action and the world of of art.


This support has been strengthened since 2010 with the organization of the annual gala dinner for the benefit of Designing Hope at the opening of the fair.


Artists4life exhibition and pre-opening dinner at Grand Palais

"ARTISTS4LIFE" 2012

Curated by Revue Noire, the works presented at the booth of Designing Hope during ArtParis Artfair 2012, have been donated by African artists in support of the cause.

Founded in 1991, Revue Noire is not only a magazine, it's also a publisher of reference books and reserved editions and a gallery called “La Maison Revue Noire” which represents mainly artists from the African continent. Since its creation, Revue Noire is committed to great African causes, including the fight against AIDS.



Temandrota - Boris Nzebo - Alain Polo

LES ARTISTES PRESENTEES SUR ARTPARIS ARTFAIR 2012

Abdoulaye Konate – visual art - born in 1953 in Mali, lives and works in Bamako, Mali.

Alain Polo – photography - born in 1985 in DRC, lives and works in Kinshasa, DR Congo and in Strasbourg, France.

Boris Nzebo – visual and graphic art - born in 1979 in Gabon, lives and works in Douala, Cameroon.

Dorris Haron Kasco – photography - born in 1966 in Côte d'Ivoire, lives and works in Abidjan and in Montpellier.

Joël Andrianomearisoa – visual art - born in 1977 in Madagascar, lives and works in Paris and Antananarivo.

Temandrota – visual art - born in 1980 in Madagascar, lives and works in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Nyaba Leon Ouedraogo - photography - Born in 1978 in Burkina Faso and lives in Paris. (Courtesy La galerie particulière)

Dorris Haron Kasco - Joël Andrianomearisoa - Abdoulaye Konate

LE DINER DE GALA EN OUVERTURE DE LA FOIRE

The opening dinner of ArtParis Artfair 2012 in favor of Designing Hope will be held March 27, in the Grand Palais.

Under the honorary presidency of Cristina Owen-Jones, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO in charge of HIV prevention education, and sponsor of Designing Hope, and with the artistic contribution, this year, by Christian Louboutin.


Film of the 2011 dinner and table decoration designed by Alber Elbaz (Lanvin)

watch this video on Youtube - watch more videos posted by Designing Hope on Youtube


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FILM OF THE DINNER 2010
FILM DU DINER 2010

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