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Art, cities & landscape – Amiens Hortillonnages 8th edition

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File to be submitted before 19th December 2016

The Maison de la Culture d’Amiens is a centre of creative production. Its programme includes theatrical, cinematic and artistic productions. Within the scope of its visual arts programme, the Maison de la Culture d‘Amiens is organising the 8th edition of the Art, cities & landscape – Amiens Hortillonnages Festival, which will take place from 17th June to 15th October 2017.

To mark the occasion of this new edition, the Maison de la Culture d’Amiens has initiated a call for bids from young artists and landscape architects to create in situ at the Hortillonnages d’Amiens. A detailed de- scription of the Hortillonages site, where these works will be executed, is appended.

This project has several objectives:

  • –  to support young creators
  • –  to develop and preserve natural and man-made heritage
  • –  to develop a cultural project for existing populations that also attracts new populations
  • –  to promote professional integration for young people and people in difficulty
  • –  to participate in economic solidarity
  • –  to develop the touristic attractiveness of the site
  • –  to query the feeding function of Hortillonnages

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