The Montricher project
The Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature, in Montricher, will be entirely dedicated to literature. Designed as a small city, its different buildings form an unusual ensemble : residences for writers, library, auditorium, exhibition space, dining room, lounge and the offices of the Foundation, intended for the multiple activities of the Jan Michalski Foundation.
5 minutes in the heart of the Jan Michalski Foundation : Click on the picture below and discover “5 minutes in the heart of the Jan Michalski Foundation”, a presentation of the Foundation by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann and her team.
The Fondation will be
closed on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th April
but open on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April 2015 (from 2 pm to 6pm).
A space for reading and working, open to everyone, the objective of the library is to reflect, through its collections, the fields of literary creation and knowledge in both its physical and electronic media.
Its collections are intended to be multicultural, multilingual and with the broadest geographical coverage. Find out more
Opening hours :
from Tuesday to Sunday, 2-6 pm
Henri Michaux | Figures • Ecritures
The exhibition Henri Michaux | Figures · Ecritures opened on February 21st and will run until June 14th 2015.
Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 2 pm to 6 pm, from February 21st to June 14th 2015.
Admittance: 5 CHF (adults) /3 CHF (students, retirees, unemployed, groups, IV) / free for those under 18 years of age and residents of Montricher.
Free guided tour included in the entrance fee : March 29th, May 3rd and June 6th at 2PM
Catalogue : available at the exhibition’s reception (Sfr 35,-)
Conferences and lectures (registration mandatory, please send an email to the address indicated, free entrance) :
Friday March 27 at 19:00 : conference by Jean Pierre Martin, Insularité de Michaux, lecture by Jacques Roman
registration : Conference-JPMartin@fondation-janmichalski.ch
Thursday April 23 at 19:00 : conference by Franck Leibovici, On ne sait pas ce que peut une forme
registration : Conference-FLeibovici@fondation-janmichalski.ch
Thursday May 21 at 19:00 : Ecrits d’Art Brut à voix haute : “Art Brut” texts, staged reading, presented by Lucienne Peiry and played by two actresses, Anne Benoit and Charlotte Clamens.
Artistic collaboration: Jean-Louis Martinelli
registration : Lecture-ABenoit-CClamens@fondation-janmichalski.ch
Sunday June 14 at 15:00 : lecture by Jacques Roman, La marche dans le tunnel
registration : Lecture-JRoman@fondation-janmichalski.ch
28.11.2014 : The Jan Michalski Prize for literature 2014 has been awarded to the Ukrainian author Serhiy Jadan for his first novel translated into French Vorochylovhrad, an offbeat epic of post-Soviet rootlessness.
Henri Michaux : conference and guided tour
On March 27 at 7PM you are invited to attend the conference by Jean Pierre Martin, Insularité de Michaux as well as a lecture by Jacques Roman. Jean-Pierre Martin is the author of Henri Michaux, biographie (Gallimard, 2003).
Free entrance. Reservation mandatory : Conference-JPMartin@fondation-janmichalski.ch and subject to the seats available.
March 29 at 2PM : first guided tour by Rainer Michael Mason, the curator of the exhibition. This free guided tour is included in the entrance fee.
This blog is voluntarily timeless and will be fed according to various readings, sentiments or other inspirations. We hope that readers will be inspired to come lose themselves in the library thanks to these little routines.