Inspired by the folies in la Villette park designed by architect Bernard Tschumi, this project is supported by the French Ministry of Culture and coordinated by La Villette, in partnership with many cultural institutions. : le Château de Versailles, le Centre Pompidou, le Louvre, le Musée national Picasso, le Musée du Quai Branly- Jacques Chirac, la Philharmonie de Paris, la RMN - Grand Palais, Universcience, Festival d’Avignon, l'Institut du Monde Arabe, l’Opéra National de Paris et le Musée d’Orsay.
A concept to be declined in an existing cultural structure
The digital museum
Bringing together artworks from French National Institutions and museums, this virtual art gallery is a unique cultural offer.
- A big screen interacting with digital tablets. It can be declined in a multi-screen device or with a video-projector. These adaptations are designed according to the hardware avaialable and depends on the financial ressources of each Micro-Folie
- Bringing together 500 contents
- New local and international collections of digitized masterpieces upcoming
- 2 ways to discover the Digital Museum: Free visit mode, Teaching mode
The cafe folie
The playling area & the book library. Free access to many activities for children and families: reading rooms, board games and educational workshops…
Supplementary modules to create an actual living place to adapt regarding the territory, the public and the needs... You can add a virtual reality space (with or partener : Arte).
The performance area
Above all, a Micro-Folie is a friendly and convivial place: café area, public dance events, shows, movie screenings… are regularly organized in connection with artists, cultural structures and local associations.
The fablab / the DIY corner
Perfect for designers, artists,… and anyone who wants to explore their creativity by the means of 3D printers, digital sewing and embroidery machines. This space can also be equipped for virtual reality experiences.
Other spaces can be imagined depending on the activities already in place and the needs of your territory
(sports, cooking, …)