Season 3 October 20-30th 2011


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"That brings together American and French academics, writers, and artists for an assortment of highbrow networking and deep-thinker-friendly public events in New York."

Mark Singer, The New Yorker, March 14,2011

"The French have never lacked confidence in their cultural creations or intellectual abilities, but Americans may be missing out on what Gallic artists and researchers have produced, which explains a new yearlong initiative aimed at strengthening collaborations between scholars and artists from the two nations."

Patricia Cohen, The New York Times, January 24, 2011


"From this project with Villa Gillet, I anticipate a Franco-American collision, and the psychic electrons that collision has historically thrown off. Earlier generations have found in that collision a source of renewable mental energy; that's what I seek."

Virginia Heffernan, journalist at the New York Times


You can download here the complete press release of the second season of "Walls and Bridges", along with the press kit of the first season.

Download PDF:
Programme Walls and Bridges 3 web.pdf


• David Bukszpan / US Publicist
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• Cédric Duroux / Assitant to the director
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• Marie-Anne Bernard / Program officer
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• Mathilde Billaud / Program officer
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