Nomadic Night

Patricia Allio Autoportrait à ma grand-mère

Location: Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, View access map

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“Fortunately someone thought of taking photos, otherwise we’d have seen nothing.”

This is what Patricia Allio’s Breton grandmother tells her when she loses her memory. She becomes a dazzling mirror for the author. The portrait becomes a self-portrait. What remains of our ties when memory fades?

With the support of CNL, DRAC Bretagne, Conseil Général du Finistère, Morlaix Communauté, co-produced by ICE, Festival Terre de Parole and La Filature de Mulhouse.

Light creation and scenographic collaboration: Emmanuel Valette

Co-production: Le Quartz, Scène nationale de Brest ; Festival Terres de Paroles ; La Filature – Scène nationale – Mulhouse. Help with writing: CNL – section théâtre. Assistance for the creation : Ministère de la Culture – Drac Bretagne ; Conseil Départemental du Finistère et Région Bretagne

Credit: © Philippe Cap