“SECONDE VIE: Art et recyclage”

Sat Apr 20 2024 at 02:00 am to Sun Apr 21 2024 at 07:00 am

Maison des étudiants canadiens | Paris

Les Artistes de la Cit\u00e9
Publisher/HostLes Artistes de la Cité
\u201cSECONDE VIE: Art et recyclage\u201d
The objective is to stimulate creativity using exclusively recycled materials. Exhibition the April 27th for the Low Tech Festival !
About this Event

The workshop "Second Life: Art and Recycling", organized by Les Artistes de la Cité (https://linktr.ee/ciup.artists), led by the artist Kraïem, will take place in two painting sessions: on April 20th and 21st at the Maison des étudiants Canadien. An exhibition of creations will take place during the Low-Tech festival organized by CiLoVi, on April 27th, 2024, at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, on the Grande Pelouse.

The main idea is to repurpose old objects and use them as canvases for artistic creations, with a focus on creative recycling. We will explore mixed techniques such as drawing, painting, and collage using various mediums such as acrylic, pens, markers, old magazines, and any object destined to be discarded (old spoons, plates, fabric, etc.).


DAY 1: Saturday, April 20th (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)


Presentation of the workshop and its objective.

Introduction to surrealism and some emblematic artists of the movement.

Explanation of the available materials and techniques to explore.

Creative exploration:

Participants begin to collect recycled objects and brainstorm their ideas.

They start sketching their concepts and experimenting with different artistic techniques.

DAY 2: Sunday, April 21st (4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Artistic creation:

Participants work on their artworks using the recycled objects and mixed techniques explored.

Encouragement of creativity and personal expression.

Discussion and sharing:

Participants present their artworks, share their creative process, and discuss their inspirations.

Constructive feedback and exchange of ideas among participants.


The artist, originally from Sousse, Tunisia, expanded his horizons by moving to Paris in 2016 after studying interior architecture at the Institute of Fine Arts in Tunisia. Since the beginning of the lockdown in March 2020, he has explored his passion for painting, marking the beginning of his "Static Journey."

Through his canvases, he seeks to translate a profound connection between the body and the soul, exploring the inner landscapes of his most intimate emotions and reflections.

His painting becomes an invitation to delve into the depths of the human soul, a way to transcend physical limits to express the inexpressible through colors and forms.


The Artists of the Cité (), founded in May 2023 and supported by the Residents' Initiatives Fund (FIR), bring together over 500 resident artists specializing in graphic art at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. They organize free painting workshops every Sunday, exhibitions, and other cultural events fostering exchange and artistic development, while promoting the values of the Cité Internationale Charter.


CiLoVi, short for Cite Lowtech Village, is a resident-initiated project funded by the Cité to introduce the Low-tech concept to residents and the public alike, and to encourage people to rethink sustainable development and our dependence on high technology in our lives.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Maison des étudiants canadiens, 31 Boulevard Jourdan, Paris, France


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