French Touch – 1st Exhibition of French Electronic Music. March-April 2017
Gallery present “French Touch -Voyage Dans Le Paysage Électronique Français”
16 March – 9 April 2017
Private View (open to public) Thursday 16 March.
Events on 16,17, 18, 22, 23, 25, 29, 30, 31 March 6 April and more dates and venues to be announced.
Red Gallery/ Kamio Bar, 1-3 Rivington St, London EC2A 3DT
Noise of Art and Red Gallery/ Kamio in Shoreditch, are teaming-up to present the first exhibition of photographs, film and artwork documenting the story of French electronic music from the start of the 20th century to the present day.
Curated by Noise of Art’s Ben Osborne and Red Gallery, the exhibition will run from 16 March – 9 April and will be accompanied by a launch party on 17 March featuring legendary French DJ jack de Marseille, followed by a series of event in several venues running from 17 March to 8 April.
French Touch features contributions from members of the public, as well as DJs, artists, photographers and key figures in the story of French electronic music – including Laurent Garnier, Jack de Marseille, Black Devil Disco Club, I:Cube, Gilb’r, Antinote Records, Jayhem (Kojak), Chateau Perché, Pierre Henry, Jean-Jaques Perrey, Jean Jacques Birgé , Jean Michel Jarre, DJ Paulette, Isabel Guilet, Lo Recordings and more.
Professional photographers contributing include Olivier Degorce, Edouard Hartigan, Domonic Turner and Jean-Luc Bouchart,.
Documenting the culture that surrounds the music scene, and the moments captured on camera that wouldn’t have happened without it, the exhibition also features some of the characters that shaped the lifestyle associated with music and clubbing.