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.
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
The library will be closed during the Christmas Holidays:
from December 24th to December 28th (included)
from December 31st to January 4th (included)
and from January 20th to January 25th (included)
ManWoz (from October 7th to December 21st 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.
View the presentation of Manu Chao and Jacek Wozniak by clicking on the image below :
Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 2 pm to 6 pm, from October 7th to December 21st 2014.
Admittance: 5 CHF (adults) /3 CHF (students, retirees, unemployed, groups, IV) / free for those under 18 years of age and residents of Montricher.
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.
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.
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.