Official Launch of the Travel Journals 2 Exhibition… Travelling the World by Pencil
(French Postal Museum)
The preview for the Travel Journals 2 Exhibition… Travelling the World
by Pencil was held yesterday at l’Adresse MusÃƒÆ’Ã‚©e de La Poste in the presence
of 46 artists who feature in the exhibition.
Notable among the many guests who came to admire these works at the
invitation of Mr.
Philippe Goujon, MP and Mayor of the 15th arrondissement of
The travel journals make l’Adresse MusÃƒÆ’Ã‚©e de La Poste a port of call.
Right through to spring, they will attract visitors from the ends of the
earth. An authentic trip around the world and an invitation to dream…
It is people who mainly stand out in the different themes that are dealt
with, but also landscapes, towns, and snapshots of daily life. Each work is
alive. In colour and black and white, executed in pencil, watercolours, and
paint… More than 600 drawings and 200 extracts from travel journals feature
in the exhibition as well as items brought back by the artists from their
travels. This is an exhibition exclusively devoted to contemporary
travel-journal writers, including Damien Chavouet, winner of the Michelin
Award during the latest Biennale du Carnet de Voyages in
Erik Orsenna discovered the exhibition during a preview on 17 November
during the award ceremony for the 6th LibÃƒÆ’Ã‚©ration-APAJ competition, which was
attended by BÃƒÆ’Ã‚©atrice Vallaeys, assistant editor in charge of the magazine,
and Fabrice Drouzy, coordinator of the LibÃƒÆ’Ã‚©ration Voyages site. He applauded
the quality of its scenography and its rich content.
An exhibition which you should check out without delay! Useful information: L'Adresse MusÃƒÆ’Ã‚©e de La Poste 34 boulevard de Vaugirard 75015 Paris Tel: +33(0)1-42-79-24-24 http://www.ladressemuseedelaposte.fr Additional photos on request.
SOURCE L’Adresse Musee de La Poste