THIERRY DESTRIEZ – Comisario y director de Heure Exquise!
Heure Exquise ! International centre for video arts is a non-profit organisation specialised in the promotion and preservation of video arts and video creations.
The distribution catalogue is regularly enriched and covers a wide variety: video art, creative documentaries, new images and animation. This mission is carried out both in France and abroad in partnership with cultural institutions and organisations, teaching and training schools, festivals and events.
The Heure Exquise! team helps and advises programmers and curators for their screenings, proposes programme themes and «cartes blanches». Heure Exquise! creates and organises public screenings.
Heure Exquise! also ensures the distribution of the audiovisual collections of the Louvre and the Musée D’Orsay
The Heure Exquise! archive specialises in contemporary art, is open to the public and houses monographs, artists’ videos, documentaries on art, exhibition catalogues, specialised magazine. More than 4,000 documents tracing the history of electronic arts, from pioneers to contemporary artists, are available in the documentation and research center. This unique place safeguards one of the most important collections dedicated to electronic and digital arts in France.