Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco – 2019 Conference Season

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In Monaco: January 28, February 4 and June 27

Outside the walls: March 25 in Madrid, April 16 in London

In 2019, the Prince Pierre Foundation continues to increase its presence “outside the walls” by offering, in addition to conferences taking place in Monaco, two meetings scheduled respectively in Madrid and London.

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Hidden Poisons or Cooked Pleasures – Dialogue Between a Chef and a Scientist
By Gilles-Eric Séralini and Jérôme Douzelet
Monday, January 28 – 6.30 pm – Théâtre des Variétés

At a time when gastronomy holds an essential place in our society, the quality of the products used is not up to the quality required in the flavors and creativity of the recipes.

Faced with this public health issue, Gilles-Eric Séralini, Professor and researcher at the University of Caen, a specialist in GMOs and pesticides, and Jérôme Douzelet, Responsible Chef Chef, decided to join their voices to reveal the processes of evaluation of chemicals and to bring a fresh look at the richness of the original flavors.

Yves Saint Laurent – A Moroccan passion

By Björn Dahlström, Director of the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech
Monday 4 February – 6.30 pm – Théâtre des Variétés

“In Morocco, I understood that my own chromaticism was that of zelliges, zouacs, djellabas and kaftans. The audacities which are from mine, I owe them to this country, to the violence of the agreements, to the insolence of the mixtures, to the ardor of the inventions. This culture became mine, but I did not just import it, I annexed it, transformed it, adapted it “Yves Saint Laurent (1983).

Rethinking La Francophonie By Alain Mabanckou
Thursday June 27th – 6.30 pm – Théâtre Princess Grace

By rethinking the Francophonie, Alain Mabanckou shed light on the events that have marked the history of France, the French language and French literature and gives us the ideology and values ​​that he associates with the very concept of Francophonie.

Outside the walls

The woman painter at the Prado Museum. Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana: two models of female artists
By Leticia Ruiz Gómez
Monday, March 25 – 19:30 – Auditorium of the Prado Museum – Madrid

Sofonisba Anguissola (1535-1625) and Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614) are two of the most remarkable women painters in Western art. Through their artistic career, they have gained recognition and renown among their contemporaries for and despite their status as women painters.

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New Experiences in Art and Technology (NEAT)
By Hans-Ulrich Obrist
Tuesday April 16th – 6:30 pm – French Institute of the United Kingdom – London

Exhibition curator, critic and art historian Hans-Ulrich Obrist will discuss the future of technology, drawing on a wide range of artistic projects to demonstrate the potential of artificial intelligence for the creation of new forms of art.