Biot, Provence – French Riviera

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Many important 20th century artists have found inspiration in Biot.  Fernand Léger, one of the most important painters of the 20th century starting his ceramic work in Biot.  Raymond Peynet brought his lovers to life here. Hans Hedberg shook up ideas in the world of ceramics, Torun revolutionized jewelry. Heïdi and Lino Melano created a revolution in mosaics, Denis Brihat made his début as a photographer here, and Eloid Monot created the technique of the famous bubble glass …

Now you too can come to Biot to create !

Twenty artists open their workshop doors, to allow the discovery of their world in Biot’s unique creative experience !  For an hour, or a day, or a week, to learn their craft, share their daily lives, and why not take home a unique piece of their own creation, blow a vase, a glass or a sculpture, transform outdated jewellery, illustrate a children’s story, sculpt metal, trim a bonsai tree…

Creative experiences :

  • Contemporary painting and sculpture
  • Immerse yourself in the world of jewellery and gemmology
  • Come with a ceramic project
  • Become the assistanf of a sculptor glassblower
  • Glass blowing and creating original pieces
  • In the footsteps of Fernand Léger
  • Photography, discover your creativity
  • Ilustrate a story, discover the secrets of an illustrated book
  • Course of abstract, contemporary and stylised painting
  • Workshop on physical expression
  • Discover the world of performance and dance
  • Freedom to create
  • Discover the secrets of Bonsaïs trees
  • Suggesting and developping your own project
  • Journey into the imagination, journey into the self
  • Learn how to cook in Biot’s communal wood oven
  • Fun and culinary discoveries

And, what about… performing a concert in the Ste Marie Madeleine Church… experiencing the Provence’s flavours through its typical market, participating in a traditional festival… LIVING A CREATIVE EXPERIENCE!

 

Biot Creative Tourism, news & medias :

 “Il turismo creativo bussa alla porta”- Where and How of Creative Tourism: the example of Biot  (p.52-55)

→ Exploring Creative Options, Caroline Couret, WTM Business Magazine, London, Nov. 2016

→ El turismo creativo, una oportunidad de desarrollo integral – Caroline Couret, Julio 2017

More Press Clipping of Biot here

 

 

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For more informations : www.visit-biot.com/creative-tourism