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.
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 Saturday, 2-6 pm
ManWoz (from October 7th to December 20th 2014)
ManWoz is a colorful character stemming from the imagination of Wozniak and Manu Chao, whose artistic collaboration dates back to 2001. The musical and poetic universe of Manu Chao and the imaginative and graphic universe of Wozniak meet up in ManWoz, the artistic rendition of Manu Chao’s musical compositions. A way of telling human stories through naïve and ingenuous paintings done in intense, bright and happy colors.
Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 2 pm to 6 pm, from October 7 th to December 20th 2014.
Admittance: 5 CHF (adults) /3 CHF (students, retirees, unemployed, groups, IV) / free for those under 18 years of age and residents of Montricher.
Five authors are in competition for the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature 2014 : The Taste of Ashes : The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe by Marci Shore, China’s War with Japan : The Struggle for Survival by Rana Mitter, La route du Donbass by Serhiy Jadan, Confiteor by Raume Cabré, Dispatcher : Lost and Found in Johannesburg by Mark Gevisser.
A conversation with Jonathan Coe / Album en balade
Register now for “Jonathan Coe in conversation with Lisbeth Koutchoumoff at the Jan Michalski Foundation” on Saturday, 18th October 2014 at 16.00, an event with the British novelist and writer, to coincide with the publication of his novel, Expo 58, and followed by an aperitif in the presence of the author. The event will be in English.
Reservation only at email@example.com. Entrance : CHF 10,- Availability is limited.
ALBUM EN BALADE
On Friday October 31st at 7 pm, the Jan Michalski Foundation will be pleased to host the L’Aire du jeu company for the show l’Album en balade, proposed by the actors Sylvia Folgoas and Danièle Douet and based on texts by Marie Hélène Lafon taken from Album et Liturgie. Reservation mandatory at firstname.lastname@example.org and subject to the seats available.
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.