Category Archives: BOOKS & IDEAS

Singapore-France Malraux Seminar 2021

Join us on for the 3rd edition of Singapore-France Malraux Seminar titled “Reviving, resetting and Sustaining the Arts and Culture Post-Pandemic” to hear and discuss strategies to effectively operate in this new reality and explore the power of the digital. The seminar will take place on 30 September from 3PM – 4.15PM (GMT +8) on […]

Alliance Française: storytelling session in dance!

Craving for more live events to enjoy with your family? Alliance Française is bringing you an exclusive storytelling session next month in their theatre, in due respect of all safe management measures! Travel to a place where tale meets dance with storyteller Alice Bianchi, who will retell “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” (Le bal des douze […]

Generation Equality

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Actualising Gender Equality Over 25 years after the Beijing Women’s Conference, gender equality is still a struggle. Gender-based violence, economic and climate injustice, violations of sexual and reproductive rights remain widespread. In the meantime, feminist movements and innovation create new opportunities to step up collectively the fight for gender equality. A bold feminist agenda is […]

Feminine Body, Female Gazes

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Meet-the-Authors Session In line with the exhibition Intimate Topographies in which artist Hélène Le Chatelier explores the idea and the image of the female body as a “terra incognita”, our panel discussion will further examine the theme of “gentleness in the act of creation”. As an artist whose works resist the conventional male gaze of […]

Simone de Beauvoir and the Writing of The Second Sex (1947-1948)

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A talk by Ms Laure Adler and Mrs María Teresa Priego-Broca  A very expected talk by two eminent specialists of Simone de Beauvoir, Ms Laure Adler, French writer, journalist and radio/TV producer, and María Teresa Priego-Broca, a Mexican journalist, lecturer and writer. Laure Adler is a French journalist and historian who has written several biographies […]

Nuit de la Lecture 2021

Fancy a story about the power of imagination? On the occasion of La Nuit de la Lecture 2021, join Alliance Française on Zoom as they take you through a live storytelling session accompanied by live illustration, happening 30th January, Saturday at 4:30pm SGT. Author, Blandine de Lestrange, and illustrator, Alizée Sire, will tell the story of “The Colour of […]


Artists Sightline Min

A CONVERSATION WITH MARC NAIR AND TSEN-WAYE TAY The Flâneur and the City is a webinar-conversation with two Singaporean artists, Marc Nair and Tsen-Waye Tay, featured in a recent exhibition titled “Sightlines” presented at Alliance Française de Singapour. It will highlight the influence of French writers and artists in the poems and photographs showcased in […]


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AS PART OF SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL With COVID-19, most things have moved online. What does this mean for comic artists who have been creating web or digital comics even before the crisis? How have they changed to stand up in an increasingly crowded digital space?   Join Marietta Ren, a Paris-based artist, in an online panel […]