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Luc Clément acquired extensive experience in communication at major groups (Havas, Publicis) and independent structures before forming his own agency in Nice. An expert in brand name history, he possesses solid skills in the world of creation. In 2001, he founded ‘Le Dojo’, an experimental contemporary art space where he collaborated with numerous artists and musicians on in situ projects, throwing bridges and prompting interactions between the artistic sphere and private business. These collaborations put the spotlight on various original artists such as Céleste Boursier Mougenot, Matthieu Mercier, Nicolas Moulin, Vincent Epplay and, in association with Arnaud Maguet, performances by Jac Berrocal, Xavier Boussiron, Lee Ranaldo, Aki Onda and many more. He is now Associate Editor and Head of Publication for the magazines Marie Claire and Marie Claire Maison Méditerranée.

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Chronicle by Luc Clément
01 March 2018

Babel lullabies

Chronicle by Luc Clément

During a residency at the Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers in spring 2016, artists Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson began researching languages commonly referred to as “minor” languages. Their explorations brought them in contact with several lullabies which they not only heard but also recorded, sung by parents in a variety of languages typical to the communities of Paris’ sprawling suburbs: Bengali, Fon, Kassonke, Lingala, Fula, Soninke, Berber… Lullabye to Language is the sum of these recordings, related to excerpts from the text “Berceuse” (lullaby) by Jean-Luc Nancy and made available through the website of *DUUU Radio, the project’s co-producer.

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