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Centre Pompidou visits

Guided audio tours through the exhibitions and permanent collection.

In the Centre Pompidou's Pipes

Today the Centre Pompidou gives itself over entirely: discover its architecture, with its framework, piping and colours, but also its history, the issues at stake and the players involved in its birth.  

Script and editorials: Alexandra de Bouhellier, Delphine Coffin 
Sound realization: Nuits Noires (Jérémie Nicolas, Rémi Sève et Julien Tort)
Sound-engineer for voices: Ivan Gariel – Voices: Laurie Bellanca, Julien Campani, David Guez 

With the participation of: Lamri Bouaoune (Painter), James Caritey (Paper Document Mounter), Eric Galliache (Framer), Léo Garion (Joiner), Arnaud Jung (Lighting Technician), Franck Péquignat (Director of Transit Reserves), Lucille Royan (Sculpture Restorer)
Musical extracts: London Calling, The Clash – Archives: Manifestation au Quartier latin, 8 mai 1968, Journal les actualités françaises, source INA 

Exhibition « Matisse, comme un roman »

Writing Matisse’s biography in novel form was the idea of French poet and writer Louis Aragon. Chapters after chapters, this podcast depicts us the adventure of this life as an artist and follows its different turns. 

“I’m always leaning in the same direction but I change the course in order to get there.” Matisse 

Mixing: Ivan Gariel – Voices: Florian Hutter, Elina Lowensohn, Olivier Martinaud – Sound design: 6e Son

Exhibition « Hito Steyerl. I will survive »

In this exclusive interview, Hito Steyerl answers the questions of the curators on her artistic career, her relationship with images, her vision of new technologies and the concept behind her exhibition at Centre Pompidou. 

With the participation of Marcella Lista (curator and head of the New Media Department) and Florian Ebner (curator and head of the Cabinet of Photography)

Edition and production:  Celia Crétien – Voice: Claire Olivier – Mix: Ivan Gariel – Sound design: Sixième Son

Exhibition « Global(e) Resistance »

A special moment with the curators of the exhibition.

Decolonizing the museum, art as an act of resistance, censorship and the artists’ commitments are some of the themes addressed in this podcast.

With the participation of Christine Macel, Head of Department of Contemporary and Prospective Creation, Yung Ma, guest curator in the Department of Contemporary and Prospective Creation and Alicia Knock, curator in the Department of Contemporary and Prospective Creation at the Centre Pompidou.
Musical excerpts: Lena Lesca, Abdoulaye Cissé.
Video excerpts: Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gomez Pena, "The Couple in the Cage", Renée Green, "Partially Buried".

New circuit in the collections


As cornerstones of the Centre Pompidou, the VIPS, or Very Important Pieces, have been created by artists with unrestrained, passionate personalities, and unique life experiences.
This podcast features conversations between a journalist and a guide, for you to enjoy a special moment, as you contemplate each masterpiece.