Rehabilitated in 1999 out of cultural equipment by Signe et Eaux association, the BATOFAR’s artistic project is firstly orientated towards electronic music and digital art.
It follows an exploration, reception and support policy for the diffusion of the European musical and visual expressions broadcasting , related to an exploration urban space and the city.
In order to fulfill its mission of prospection of experimental practices the BATOFAR aims to discover alternative cultural mediums especially by organizing meetings between European labels, places and artists and festivals dedicated to national and international scenes.
Little by little the place has become more and more opened to all sorts of current pop music, asserting an interbreeding of the cultures and preaching diversity.
Former use : lightship
Total surface of the site : 300m²
Location : on a bank of the Seine in Paris
Foundation year of the centre : 1999
Type of occupation : rent
Owner of the building : Osprey Ltd
Infrastructures / Facilities
Venue : 75m²/ 225 to 250 people
Social and artistic disciplines
All sorts of pop music : concerts, festivals, artist residencies, djing
Visual Arts: experimental movies, vjing, performances, digital art