“French May 2016” presents the event: « Guillaume Bottazzi – Wonderland » This event will induce visitors to evolve in an unreal world, a world which will call upon our imagination and our creativity. In front of the difficulties we are facing in our contemporary world, Guillaume Bottazzi’s artwork brings us pleasure and wellness.

Unseen in Hong Kong: In a 565 m² space, the Hong Central Library will host from May 21th to June 5th the first public Guillaume Bottazzi’s exhibition in Hong Kong. On this occasion, 23 recent paintings will be shown, including artworks of 3 meters by 2 meters and 2 meters by 2 meters. This exhibition includes oil on canvas and also some paintings made with fine plaster and glue on fabric. A workshop will be held under the theme: « Living together ».
Will also be presented its artworks in public spaces, a specialization of this artist. Guillaume Bottazzi has signed more than forty monumental site-specific art works, including the biggest painting in Japan for MIMAS (Miyanomori International Museum of Art). His most recent work, a 200 m² painting, takes place in the artistic path of Paris La Défense, the largest open-air contemporary art space in France..

Guillaume Bottazzi

Guillaume Bottazzi

Four documentaries will be shown, including one unseen by the public, realized by Miyanomori International Museum of Art (MIMAS). This film was shot during the execution of 900 m² painting realized by Guillaume Bottazzi on all the walls of the museum in 2011.
This exhibition also introduce a recent scientific research focus on Guillaume Bottazzi’s artwork effects. This study shows how Guillaume Bottazzi’s painting bring us pleasure and wellness.

Guillaume Bottazzi

Guillaume Bottazzi

Guillaume Bottazzi

Le French May
Established in 1993, Le French May is one of the largest cultural events in Asia. With more than 120 programmes presented across two months, it has become an iconic part of Hong Kong’s cultural scene that reach out over 1 million visitors each year.

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