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Triennale Art
& Dunkerque
Triennale Art & Industrie Dunkerque Hauts–de–France


302 Av. des Bordées

Horaires :

Mardi - vendredi : 9h - 18h
Samedi - dimanche : 11h - 18h

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Téléphone :

03 28 29 56 00

Tarif :

Tarif pour une visite couplée FRAC/LAAC (sur présentation du billet d’entrée de la première structure) : 6 €
Gratuit pour les mineurs et pour tous les dimanches


June 10, 2023 @ 11h00 June 11, 2023 @ 18h30

Join us in Dunkirk on 10 and 11 June 2023 for the inaugural weekend of the 2nd edition of the Art & Industry Triennial: Chaleur humaine!

250 works of art
130 artists
30 productions
6 works in the public space
7 months of exhibitions
And 50 cultural partners in Resonance!

From 10 June 2023 to 14 January 2024, Chaleur humaine will take place at three emblematic sites in the city’s contemporary art centre – the FRAC, the LAAC and the industrial wasteland of Halle AP2 – with an urban itinerary.
The Triennial will also bring together a multiplicity of viewpoints through Résonances across the Hauts-de-France region.

Focusing on the theme of energy, it offers a fresh look at art, its history and current creation, thanks in particular to the curatorship of Anna Colin and Camille Richert, assisted by Henriette Gillerot. The themes explored in the exhibition include oil, nuclear power, transformations in the landscape, bodies at work, fatigue, the car, pollution, recycling, sustainability and the future.



15:00-16:30: Guided tour of the exhibition at the FRAC and Halle AP2
16:30-17:30: Self-guided discovery of the outdoor works by artists Yemi Awosile, Io Burgard, Élise Carron & Fanny Devaux, Jean-François Krebs and Lisa Ouakil
RESONANCE 18:00: Musical and festive island party at 4Écluses
18:30-19:00: Opening speech at the LAAC and cocktail party for the general public, followed by the activation of the work by Mathis Collins
19:00-20:00: Guided tour of the exhibition at the LAAC
22:00: Activation of Gilles Conan’s “Rollin’/No more beats” at the Dunkirk Allied Aid Post


11:00-14:00: Workshops open to the public at the FRAC
PERFORMANCE 11:00-12:00: Performance at Le Bercail theatre by Silke Huysmans & Hannes Dereere “Out of the blue” FREE with reservation (performance in English / French surtitles / limited places: I reserve!
11:00: Sensory visit for the general public (adapted for the visually impaired and young audiences) at the FRAC
15:30-17:00: Meeting and discussion with the Triennial curators and artists in the LAAC forum (no reservation required)

The mediation teams will be on hand all weekend from 11am to 6.30pm in the exhibition rooms at the Frac Grand Large, the LAAC and Halle AP2.


As part of the Triennale, the FRAC and LAAC have commissioned artists to create works to be exhibited in Dunkirk’s public spaces. These new creations will provide an opportunity to discover the city in a different way, during urban walks. These walks will provide an opportunity to discover works of art specially designed for the spaces involved and Dunkirk’s unique landscape, combining industrial, port and seaside features. A project aimed at both art lovers and visitors looking to explore a city undergoing a cultural transformation.

Discover the works of Yemi Awosile, Io Burgard, Élise Carron & Fanny Devaux, Jean-François Krebs, Lisa Ouakil, Tiphaine Calmettes and Laure Prouvost as you stroll through the city.


The Art & Industrie 2023 Triennial will be echoed in the city of Dunkerque and the Hauts-de-France region through a number of Résonances organised by a wide range of cultural partners. More than a parallel programme to the Triennial, the Résonances are a unique extension of Chaleur humaine, with the aim of raising the profile of contemporary art in Dunkerque and the region.