The history of the Centre Français de Berlin (CFB) is closely linked to the history of Berlin and French-German relations. Until 1992, the building at Müllerstrasse 74, from the 1960s, was operated by the French Allies. The activities of the CFB are diverse and aim to promote such human values as solidarity, respect, coexistence and curiosity. They organize cultural programs, films, conferences, readings, artist residences, exhibitions and projects for promoting the integration of people from the neighborhood. Further professional integration, schooling, extracurricular exchange programs and coordinating the Voltaire program of the French-German Youth Office (DFJW) and much more. It both organizes and supervises numerous mobility projects and cultural events with various partners and institutions every year.
La dame allongée et les passants qui marchent dessus: ” Certains rêvent, d’autres se noient ” / Parvis de la Défense, Paris, France, 2016 ©ella&pitr
Dachbemalung von ella&pitr
For the Urban Art Week, the French street art duo ELLA&PITR, also known as Papiers Peintres, will paint the roof of the City Kino at the Centre from 7.09 to 9.09.2018. Known worldwide for their sleeping colossuses on huge parking spots and roofs, it is now the first roof ella&pitr will paint in Germany. A live broadcast on site is planned and AIRTEAM Berlin will document the action from the air. It will be presented at 5 pm 9.09. for the start of the film program Transformative. in the presence of the artists.
Le couple enlacé dans un rectangle, sur l’herbe:
” Le grand saut “, Montargis, France, 2018 ©ella&pitr
09.09. – 10.09.
The 9.09 and 10.09. the film program Transformative. Films about, by and with Urban Art Artists, focus Paris-Berlin, will take place at City Kino Wedding of the Centre. Mainly German and French experimental films, portraits and documentaries shed light on various facets of Urban Art and some films will celebrate German Premiere in the presence of the directors. The program was curated by Guy Weladji/Paris and Katia Hermann/Berlin and made possible with the kind support of the governing mayor of Berlin in the context of the town twinning Paris-Berlin.
09.09. // 14:30 – 17:00 Uh
Graffiti-Workshop in “Rote Beete”, the community garden next to the parking space of Centre Francais.
from 12 years on, entrance free
During Urban Art Week, Berlin-based French artist Louis Bottero will paint the wall in the garden of the Centre Français.