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FABRICA: LES YEUX OUVERTS
Centre Pompidou
6 October – 13 November 2006




Established in 1994 on the initiative of Luciano Benetton and Oliviero Toscani, Fabrica is a communications research centre whose range of activities extends from graphic design to cinema, taking in industrial design, writing, interactive media, photography and music on the way.

Housed in a strikingly simple and rigorous building by Tadao Ando, in Treviso, Italy, it is a unique
institution, led by an international team, that encourages the creative development of selected young professionals from all over the world, who are granted a one-year scholarship to work on the projects they submit.

Responsible for many media campaigns for major organisations (Reporters Sans Frontières, World Health Organisation) this private-sector research centre encourages cultural cross-fertilisation and a global consciousness in all its fields of activity. Conceived by the Centre Pompidou, this exhibition
presents a number of the projects developed at Treviso.

Accompanied by a film programme and a series of musical performances, the exhibition offers an opportunity to discover the scope of Fabrica's work, which is redefining the frontiers between art and communications.



Chief curator
Marie-Laure Jousset
Musée national d’art moderne,
responsible for the Design collection



The exhibition FABRICA: LES YEUX OUVERTS
is open from 6 October to 6 November 2006
in the Forum of the Centre Pompidou, Level -1

Opening times
Exhibition open every day except Tuesdays,
from 11 am to 9 pm
Late opening Thursdays until 11 pm

Admission
Free admission to exhibition

Centre Pompidou
75191 Paris cedex 4
métro: Rambuteau or Hôtel de Ville
telephone : +33 (0)1 44 78 12 33

For more information:
www.centrepompidou.fr