International colloquium «Désœuvrer»

Friday 15 October 2021

9:00am - 1:00pm

Amphithéâtre d'Honneur

14 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris


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This international colloquium, organized by the ENS and the École du Louvre and Beaux-Arts de Paris, aims to renew the discourse on idleness in art, taking as its object all the artistic forms of idleness (voluntary but also, sometimes, suffered) from the mid-1940s to the present day, also questioning the refusal to make work and anti-productivist strategies.


October 13, 2021, 9am-6pm, École normale supérieure, Salle des Actes
October 14, 2021, 9am-6pm, École du Louvre, Dürer amphitheater
October 15, 2021, 9am-1pm, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Amphithéâtre d'Honneur


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