French Institute Alliance Française - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for French Institute Alliance Française. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Alain Willaume “Vulnerable”

    Alain Willaume “Vulnerable”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-09-15 - 2017-10-28

    The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, is pleased to present VULNERABLE, the first-ever U.S. solo exhibition of work by French photographer Alain Willaume,...More »

  • poster for Raymond Depardon “Correspondance New-Yorkaise 2017”

    Raymond Depardon “Correspondance New-Yorkaise 2017”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-05-12 - 2017-07-01

    The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, presents Correspondance New-Yorkaise 2017 by Pulitzer prize-winning photographer and director Raymond Depardon....More »

  • poster for Patrick Swirc “Visual Arts”

    Patrick Swirc “Visual Arts”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2016-04-15 - 2016-06-04

    The troubled and touching turmoil that overflows from Patrick Swirc is undoubtedly what allows him to take portraits differently, particularly when his subjects are personalities who are accustomed to...More »

  • poster for Roger Bezombes “La vie autour du monde”

    Roger Bezombes “La vie autour du monde”

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography
    • 2015-11-20 - 2016-01-06

    In the early 1970s, Air France commissioned Roger Bezombes, famous for his sculptures and paintings, to create original artworks capturing Air France’s spirit. He produced a series of 16 colorful photo...More »

  • poster for Grégoire Alexandre Exhibition

    Grégoire Alexandre Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-05-01 - 2015-06-17

    For visionary fashion photographer Grégoire Alexandre the subject of his work is the studio itself. Alexandre’s nonchalant sense of humor is revealed in playful uses of artificial lighting or transformations...More »

  • poster for Joyce Kozloff “Social Studies”

    Joyce Kozloff “Social Studies”

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2015-02-25 - 2015-04-25

    Colorful, commanding, and detailed, the captivating pieces in Social Studies tell histories not taught in classrooms. Layering collaged images and textured paint onto mid-century classroom maps, Joyce...More »

  • poster for Jean-Daniel Lorieux “Seducing the Lens”

    Jean-Daniel Lorieux “Seducing the Lens”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-10-30 - 2014-12-06

    The Art of Sex and Seduction enters the gallery with striking portraits that are as erotic as they are sleek. A master of his craft, Jean-Daniel Lorieux’s work for the likes of Vogue, Dior, andLanvin has...More »

  • poster for Julie Béna “T&T Consortium: You’re Already Elsewhere”

    Julie Béna “T&T Consortium: You’re Already Elsewhere”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-09-17 - 2014-10-18

    French artist Julie Béna invites gallery visitors to enter a transitional space on the threshold of science fiction and reality. This site-specific installation of sculptures, sound, images, and videos...More »

  • poster for Stéphane Kossmann “Black & White Carpet”

    Stéphane Kossmann “Black & White Carpet”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-04-09 - 2014-06-14

    For more than 26 years, photographer Stéphane Kossmann has captured the stars as they ascend the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival. Kossmann’s images differ dramatically...More »

  • poster for Nature Theater of Oklahoma “10fps”

    Nature Theater of Oklahoma “10fps”

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    • Media: Drawing - Film
    • 2013-09-21 - 2013-11-02

    View the 1,343 hand-colored drawings by Nature Theater of Oklahoma, comprising the three-minute animated film shown in Times Square, on display in the FIAF Gallery.More »

  • poster for Gabriele Basilico “Mythical Monte-Carlo:  150 Years in the Making”

    Gabriele Basilico “Mythical Monte-Carlo: 150 Years in the Making”

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    • Media: Photography - Film
    • 2013-06-20 - 2013-08-23

    To celebrate the fabled history of Monte Carlo, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premier French cultural center, joins the Consulate General of Monaco and the Monaco Government...More »

  • poster for "Manifesto" exhibition

    "Manifesto" exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2013-03-08 - 2013-04-20

    Inspired by the article "Inside the Studios of Five New York Artists," by Vogue Style Editor-at-Large Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis, Manifesto is co-curated by von Thurn und Taxis and Antoine Guerrero,...More »

  • poster for Brigitte NaHoN "Haim Shelley Part Two: Works from New York to Tel Aviv"

    Brigitte NaHoN "Haim Shelley Part Two: Works from New York to Tel Aviv"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2012-11-28 - 2013-01-12

    Born in Nice and based in Israel, Brigitte NaHoN creates small and large-scale sculptures that explore the elusive possibility of balance between tradition and modernity. Using an unlimited variety of...More »

  • poster for Céleste Boursier-Mougenot "Portraits"

    Céleste Boursier-Mougenot "Portraits"

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video installation
    • 2012-09-14 - 2012-11-10

    Co-presented with the Paula Cooper Gallery Céleste Boursier-Mougenot explores the realms of the musical and the visual in portraits, a site-specific video and sound installation that opens the FIAF...More »

  • poster for Nick van Woert "Terra Amata"

    Nick van Woert "Terra Amata"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-09-17 - 2011-10-29

    Van Woert creates sculptures that draw on his architectural background—especially in their treatment of materials—while simultaneously, as he puts it, "hijacking" the art historical past. Known for transforming...More »

  • poster for "Paris / New York:  Crisscross Views" Exhibition

    "Paris / New York: Crisscross Views" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-11-04 - 2011-01-29

    FIAF’s Gallery and La Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) proudly present—for the first time in New York—a collection of MEP’s important archival works. Paris / New York will provide a preview...More »

  • poster for Ryoji Ikeda "The Transcendental”

    Ryoji Ikeda "The Transcendental”

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2010-09-11 - 2010-10-16

    Renowned artist/composer Ryoji Ikeda presents a special installation designed for the FIAF Gallery featuring computer-generated imagery and sound. For this solo exhibition, Ikeda will show a selection...More »

  • poster for Ariane Lopez-Huici and Marilia Destot "Fragmented Body"

    Ariane Lopez-Huici and Marilia Destot "Fragmented Body"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-06-10 - 2010-07-03

    In a special joint exhibition, French-born and New York-based photographers Ariane Lopez-Huici and Marilia Destot present a visual dialogue exploring the fragmentation of the human body from two different...More »

  • poster for Nabil Nahas "Cedrus Libani: Roots & Memory"

    Nabil Nahas "Cedrus Libani: Roots & Memory"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-05-01 - 2010-05-29

    Nahas will present five large-scale works that reflect a personal vision of his homeland and showcase a deep connection to his Lebanese roots. It was while visiting Lebanon twelve years ago that Nahas...More »

  • poster for Odon "Weaver of Dreams"

    Odon "Weaver of Dreams"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2010-03-17 - 2010-04-24

    FIAF presents an exhibition reflecting the art world’s new interest in paper as a creative medium. Acclaimed French artist Odon’s thrilling, luminous spiral paper works employ this traditional material...More »

  • poster for Greg Lauren "Counter Couture"

    Greg Lauren "Counter Couture"

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    • Media: Other - Installation
    • 2010-02-04 - 2010-03-06

    Artist Greg Lauren, who first achieved success as a painter, presents a site-specific installation of striking sculptures of clothing made from paper. Inspired by the idea of fashion as an art and medium...More »

  • poster for "Crossing the Line 2009: Alice Guy Blaché Film Score Project" Performance

    "Crossing the Line 2009: Alice Guy Blaché Film Score Project" Performance

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    • Media: Film - Performance Art
    • 2009-09-29 - 2009-09-29

    In collaboration with Whitney Live, Crossing the Line presents four contemporary composers “in dialogue” with pioneering filmmaker Alice Guy Blaché (1873–1968) as part of the Whitney’s upcoming retrospective...More »

  • poster for "Crossing the Line 2009 Bettina Atala Season 1 episode 2" Performance

    "Crossing the Line 2009 Bettina Atala Season 1 episode 2" Performance

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    • Media: Digital - Performance Art
    • 2009-09-22 - 2009-09-22

    Part film, part theater, part reality television… Bettina Atala’s Season 1 episode 2 examines its own production process step by step, as it is being created in front of the audience. The hilarious and...More »

  • poster for "Crossing the Line 2009: Visual System A Digital Experience.. ." Exhibition

    "Crossing the Line 2009: Visual System A Digital Experience.. ." Exhibition

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    • Media: Video installation - Digital
    • 2009-09-16 - 2009-10-24

    Visual System (VS) is a collective created in 2007 whose projects explore the role of digital media in the city of the future. Straight from Paris and Shanghai, the FIAF Gallery hosts A Digital Experience.....More »

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