De l'Amour at Palais de la Découverte

Oct-8-2019 Aug-30-2020

EXHIBITION/MUSEUM

Palais de la Découverte

De l'Amour at Palais de la Découverte

Oct

8

2019
Aug

30

2020

Palais de la Découverte organize an exhibition entitled "De l'amour" to discover from October 8, 2019 to August 30, 2020

Palais de la Découverte organize an exhibition entitled "De l'amour" which proposes a transdisciplinary exploration of this feeling with many nuances, to discover from October 8, 2019 to August 30, 2020. Works of art, films, video games and workshops make navigate the students through the different forms of love, from the first blanket to love at first sight. They will approach the four Greek concepts covering love, from agápê (unconditional love) to erôs (desire, passion). It will be an exhibition at the crossroads of science, society and art to better understand love and question the place that this feeling occupies in our lives. You start the visit with a gallery of attachments with objects, poems, quotes, images. Then direction to the gallery of sciences, where one dissects the physical phenomena, hormonal, which come to play on the feelings. Also the exhibition is interested in sexuality, which is unique to everyone. The choice of this program is for Bruno Maquart (the president of the Palais de la Découverte) "also an occasion for a declaration of love to our visitors", just before its closure for renovation in 2020. This exhibition is organized in partnership with CISA (ICentre interfacultaire en sciences affectives), University of Geneva. And in collaboration with INED (Institut national d'études démographiques).
Address: Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt 75008

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