Event | Performance

Je fais mon cinéma by Esmé Planchon

A video performance (in French only)

Sat 3 Oct 2020 – Sun 28 Mar 2021

During its closure, the Foundation offers a digital program around the exhibition « Ma cartographie : la collection Erling Kagge ».

Proposed by Esmé Planchon, storyteller, performer and author, Je fais mon cinéma is conceived as a stroll inspired by the films of Peter Wächtler, a German artist whose works are presented in the exhibition “My cartography: the Erling Kagge collection”.

Performance in French, duration: 15 min


Esmé Planchon is a French author of literature for children and young adults, and an actress. She trained at conservatoires in Paris, before studying at La Maison du Conte from 2015 to 2017. She performs as a storyteller in cinemas and at festivals, and gives storytelling tours of museums. She has published two novels for young people, Faut jouer le jeu (L’École des loisirs, 2014) and On habitera la forêt (Casterman, 2019).

Born in 1979 in Hannover (Germany), Peter Wächtler revives the relationship between pictures and narrative, making his own fiction – and pathologies – the subject matter of his drawings and animation films, which take up the codes cartoons. Wächtler’s work has been shown at Kunsthalle Zurich, the Lyon Biennale, MAMCO in Geneva among others.


In collaboration with the festival Les Rendez-vous du son