Artistic and scientific Odyssey in the monitoring centre(observatory)

Follow the scientists of the association Sirius and the dancers of the company Sorhâb Chitan in the hybrid discovery of a site of exception.

  • Culture
© Jean-Baptiste Menges-Bordeaux Métropole

Follow the scientists of the association Sirius and the dancers of the company Sorhâb Chitan in the hybrid discovery of a site of exception.

The peculiar site of the astronomical observatory of Floirac receives since June, 2017 an installation of contemporary art: The monitoring centre / library of science fiction of the British artist Suzanne Treister*. For European Heritage Days, the Sirius association pursues its invitation to discover these exceptional places during visits alloying scientific and artistic heritage. Creation of edition(publishing) 2019, the Sorhâb Chitan company is associated with this meeting(appointment) and invests(surrounds) the dome of the big(great) equatorial to pull(entail) us in an unpublished choreographic Odyssey at the heart of science fiction. Réalisée as part of artistic command(order) the Garonne of Bordeaux Métropole and first element of the triptych "The vessels of Bordeaux", this work puts in perspective theories bound(connected) to technological evolutions by means of references to the literature of science fiction. *To join ⤵ %link1% / visites-art-sciences /

About the venue

2 Rue de l'Observatoire, 33270 Floirac
  • Monument historique

Découverte du patrimoine scientifique de l'observatoire, présentation des bâtiments et des instruments XIXe siècle, coupoles, télescopes, lunette méridienne en partenariat avec Côté Sciences.