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Immersion in the singular universe of Iannis Xenakis

Your tickets for the new exhibition at the Philharmonie de Paris

Description

The composer would have turned 100 this year! The "Xenakis Revolutions" exhibition celebrates his many facets and surprising work with a visual and aural experience that is well worth the visit.

To know

Iannis Xenakis is one of the most prolific artists of the second half of the 20th century. At the same time a composer, an architect who collaborated with Le Corbusier, and a mathematics and computer science enthusiast, he is a pioneer in electroacoustic music, computer music and immersive electronic concerts. His work is the reflection of permanent disciplinary crossings. 

The exhibition plunges you into the heart of his studio and offers an immersive experience in the image of his total art shows. It brings together nearly 20 musical and architectural opuses, and 220 original archival documents from his private collection: photographs, models, scores. The tour, both thematic and chronological, invites visitors to explore his unique world, his personal history, as well as his thoughts and his work.

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In love with Greek antiquity, Iannis Xenakis said he was "born twenty-five centuries too lat

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Practice info:

Until June 26, 2022
Philharmonie de Paris
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris

Don't forget your mask and your health pass.
A procedure will be sent to you by email to edit and download your ticket.
 Once received, they allow direct access to the exhibition and book a free visiting slot on the Philharmonie site.

The light effects of the exhibition may not be recommended for people with epilepsy or photosensitivity.

Photo credits : Polytope de Cluny, 1972 © Collection Famille Iannis Xenakis // Xenakis au festival de Chiraz-Persepolis, Iran, 1971 © Malie Letrange

221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris
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