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[Book] Order your copy of "Port-Miou, terre d’extractions, enquête sur les traces et les devenirs d’une carrière"

A book by Livia Cahn, anthropologist, Élise Debouny, graphic designer and illustrator, and Noémie Pons-Rotbardt, landscape designer, that mixes graphic work with written texts.

For over 80 years, not far from the Camargo Foundation in Cassis limestone was extracted from Port Miou by the multinational company Solvay to produce soda ash. This enquiry takes a close look at the quarry’s history, digging into the dense and lively relationships entangled with this very particular site.

A limited edition book of 80 pages (16 x 24 cm), in French, printed in color in risography. It is the result of several residencies at the Camargo Foundation between September 2019 and November 2021. Subscription price starting at 18 euros + postage. Reserve your copy before December 24!


Contact the authors by email : ecobxl@collectifs.net stating your name, postal address, the number of copies you would like to order, the payment method that suits you (euro cheque or bank transfer) and how you would like to receive your copy (by post or for pick-up in Cassis at the Camargo Foundation or the Préambule bookshop).

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[Kick Off] European Pavilion

Kick-off of the European Pavilion in OGR Torino

We are proud to be a partner of the European Pavilion initiative of the European Cultural Foundation which kicks off on November 12, 2021 in OGR Torino. The European Pavilion is a program that fosters trans-local and trans-national collaborations and triggers curiosity, interest, and imagination across borders, sectors, and generations.

Within the framework of the European Pavilion initiative, Camargo will invite French-Tunisian historian Leyla Dakhli to lead a collective process entitled ‘Translating Resistance, Smuggling Utopia’. Consisting of researchers, translators, artists, and activists, the collective will share, read, compare, and discuss texts, archives, and ideas to retrace some trajectories of resistance and utopian thinking in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean.


[Residency] If there were a There, it would be...

The Mahmoud Darwish Chair and Camargo Foundation together with BOZARA.M. Qattan Foundation and Mucem have launched their joint residency program “If there were a There, it would be…”.

The aim of this residency is to contribute to a contemporary conversation on Darwish’s legacy as well as to support scholars and artists from the Arab world. Within the frame of this program, the Camargo Foundation welcomes writer Elias Khoury(Lebanon), artist and performer Raeda Sa'adeh (Palestine) as well as artist and cultural historian Sary Zananiri (Palestine, Netherlands).

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[Residency] NAFAS: 100 residencies for Lebanese artists in France

In the context of an acute crisis that has hit the Lebanese cultural scene, the Institut Français, the Association des Centres culturels de rencontre and the Institut Français of Lebanon have joined forces to invite 100 Lebanese artists in residence in France, through an emergency program "NAFAS", co-financed by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture.

Within this program, the Camargo Foundation has welcomed two residents in November of 2021: performance and video artist Nesrine Khodr as well as artist and researcher Alia Hamdan, who will stay in Cassis until February, 2022.

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