Face to face with Lucy + Jorge Orta

Conference of Creative Parties

06 Dec 2015, 5 - 6pm

Gaîté lyrique, Paris


Lucy + Jorge Orta, Antartica World Passport Delivery Village, Shanghai, 2012, © Justin Jin


06 Dec 2015
5 - 6pm


Gaîté lyrique
3bis Rue Papin
Paris,  75003
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As part of the Conference of Creative Parties ArtCOP21, COAL and the Gaité lyrique invite you every afternoon, from 1 to 11 December, to a face to face with an international artist recognised for their commitment to climate challenges.

17h - Face to face with Lucy + Jorge Orta , artists (ARG and UK).
Moderated by journalist Lydia Ben Yitzhak .
French and streamed on the Gaité lyrique site and rebroadcast on the site of ArtCOP21

Lucy Orta and Jorge Orta are internationally renowned artists . They work together at Studio Orta since 1992. Their collaboration explores the major concerns of the 21st century : biodiversity, water, food , climate change , social justice and exchanges among peoples. The artists use a wide variety of media : drawing, sculpture, photography and ephemeral interventions and performances. Internationally recognized works of Orta have already been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions , publications and public and private acquisitions worldwide. The installation Antarctica World Passport will be be at Grand Palais during COP21.

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