Artists Remake the World
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The Author : Christian Rinaudo


Christian Rinaudo is a sociologist, lecturer at the University of the Côte d’Azur and researcher at URMIS (Migration and Society Research Unit). His research interests include the production and expression of differences in the urban space, cultural dynamics in multi-ethnic societies and, in the context of globalization, migratory phenomena and processes of otherness. His current work focuses on the articulation between the dynamics of mobility/blockage of artists (tension between free movement and residency) and the processes of otherness in Europe. At the same time, he directs one of the components of the Côte d’Azur University, the Graduate School ODYSSEE (Origins and Dynamics in Social and Environmental Sciences), which analyses the relationship between society and the environment from the perspective of interdisciplinary reflections in social and environmental sciences.

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Interview by Christian Rinaudo
11 March 2020

Art’s Passengers, Judith Depaule and the Agency of Artists in Exile
Interview by Christian Rinaudo

Interview by Christian Rinaudo

Fleeing what is often mortal danger in their home countries, exiles continue to seek refuge en masse in Europe today. Amongst their ranks, a mix of ages, sexes and conditions, there are also artists—those with proven careers or ones who become so through exile—and like others denied the conditions to exercise their profession, they have twice as much identity to lose. In Paris, artists Judith Depaule and Ariel Cypel established a structure for them, the Agency of Artists in Exile, and a festival, Visions d’exil. An interview with Judith Depaule, theater director and the agency’s co-director.

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