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Press release Exhibition Anselm Kiefer

20.08.2019
Montricher, Friday, 8 February 2019 The German artist Anselm Kiefer (*1945, Donaueschingen) long hesitated between two practices, writing and painting. Although it was the latter he eventually chose, literature continues to play a preponderant role in his body of work. Through their materiality and esthetic, books were the first support for his artmaking,...

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Press release 2018 Jan Michalski Prize

21.11.2018
Montricher, Wednesday, 21st November The 2018 Jan Michalski Prize was awarded to Olga Tokarczuk for her novel The Books of Jacob (Księgi Jakubowe, Wydawnictwo Literackie, 2014) translated from Polish by Maryla Laurent and published in French by Noir sur Blanc entitled Les livres de Jakób. The jury praised: “a work of immense erudition with a powerful...

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Press release Jan Michalski Prize 2017

22.11.2017
Montricher, November 22nd 2017 The 2017 Jan Michalski Prize is awarded to the French writer Thierry Wolton for the three volumes of Une histoire mondiale du communisme [A World History of Communism], published by Grasset. The jury praised “the immense and comprehensive achievement, which represents the first attempt to give a global vision of...

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Press Release Exhibition « Jacques Prévert | Images »

13.02.2017
17 February – 30 April 2017 Montricher, 9 February 2017 The French lyricist, poet, and author of plays, scripts and movie dialogue Jacques Prévert (1900-1977) is mostly known today for his writings. Part of the Surrealists’ circle in his youth, this fiercely independent yet politically committed man would maintain throughout his life strong...

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Press release Jan Michalski Prize 2016

24.11.2016
Press release Montricher, Novembre 23rd 2016 The jury of the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature has rewarded the Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov this year for his work The Physics of Sorrow: a labyrinth-novel, a world-novel, that explores the meanders of individual and collective memory in the search for humanity; a fantastic story chest that is...

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About the Jan Michalski Foundation

8.01.2016
16.01.2016 – RTS La 1ère : Les mécènes. Vera Michalski-Hoffmann invitée du 12.30… http://www.fondation-janmichalski.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/160115_RTSle-12h30_l-invite-du-12h30_VeraMichalski17880fe6-ff44-4c07-b299-dc871b5b8d52-128k1.mp3 15.01.2016 – NZZ : Das ganze halbe Haus. Der Architekt Alejandro Aravena wird mit dem...

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Press release Jan Michalski Prize 2015

25.11.2015
Press release Montricher, 25th November 2015 The jury of the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature has awarded this year’s prize to the British historian Mark Thompson for Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kiš. This book looks at the life and writing of Danilo Kiš, a Yugoslav novelist, essayist and poet. It restores Kiš to his essential position...

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Communiqué de presse Exposition Pierre-Alain Bertola | Ecritures graphiques

5.11.2015
Communiqué de presse Pierre-Alain Bertola (1956-2012) a joué tout au long de sa carrière sur un large registre de talents artistiques. Architecte, graphiste, affichiste, plasticien et scénographe, il a également développé une remarquable activité d’illustrateur et de bédéiste, collaborant avec des maisons d’édition ainsi qu’avec la...

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Communiqué de presse Exposition Gustave Roud | Le monde des signes et l’univers des choses

25.06.2015
Communiqué de presse A l’occasion de l’année Gustave Roud, la Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature propose de porter un regard neuf sur l’œuvre de ce grand homme de lettres suisse à travers une exposition dédiée à la diversité et à la richesse de ses activités littéraires. À l’instigation du Centre de recherches...

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Henri Michaux | Figures · Ecritures

24.02.2015
Exposition à la Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature : Henri Michaux | Figures · Ecritures Montricher, du 21 février au 14 juin 2015 Auteur majeur du XXe siècle, Henri Michaux (1899-1984) est de ceux qui, loin de l’éclat des projecteurs, ont poursuivi une recherche des profondeurs. Son œuvre témoigne d’une expérience...

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