OFF Biennale

For its third edition, the OFF Biennale is bringing together 18 actors from the contemporary Rennes scene to create a fleeting federation incarnating the artistic vivacity of Rennes and its surroundings. By highlighting the identities peculiar to each one of the organizations in a collaborative dynamic, it is offering more than 30 exhibitions and collective and collector events, all eclectic and unusual, to be discovered
between September and December, in parallel and in collaboration with Les Ateliers de Rennes – Contemporary Art Biennale. By injecting new energies into it, the Contrefaçons and the Cartel are underpinning the 2016 edition of the OFF Biennale, with the goal of re-inventing this event and developing its dynamism with highpoints programmed beyond its two-yearly cycle. No opening or official launch this year, but regular appointments.

The accomplices in the 2016 edition :

Les Ateliers du Vent, Le Bon Accueil, Collectif Contrefaçons, Esperluette, Galerie 126, La Galerie Net Plus, Galerie Oniris, Le Grand Cordel MJC, Hôtel Pasteur, 40mcube Hub Hug, INIT, Mouvances, L’œil d’Oodaaq, PHAKT – Centre Culturel Colombier, Association Photo à l’Ouest, Pôle Art.Santé, Vivarium, Le Volume - Centre Culturel de Vern-sur-Seiche.

Practical information

The appointments

For a great moment of conviviality, the public is invited to attend and take part in its many different proposals: installations, performances, concerts, workshops, lectures…
Saturday 22 october 2016, from 4pm to midnight
Les Ateliers du Vent, 59 rue Alexandre Duval, Rennes
Bus 9: Voltaire

OFFroad Biennale
Invitation to make visits to discover exhibition venues, and cast a new eye on familiar places: by bike, on skates, by car, dancing, and acoustic walks.
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OFFshore Biennale
Discussion with François Piron, curator of Incorporated! – 5th Biennale of Les Ateliers de Rennes, about alternative economics in art.
Saturday 10 december at 4pm
Hôtel Pasteur

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