Confort Moderne - Poitiers

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Name of the responsible structure : L’Oreille est Hardie / Le Confort Moderne
Type of the structure: association loi 1901
Initiators of the project : association l’Oreille est hardie
Continent : Europe
Country : France
Adress : 185 Rue du Faubourg du Pont Neuf 86 000 Poitiers
Tel :(0033) 05 49 46 08 08
Fax :(0033) 05 49 61 30 34
e-mail : bifi@confort-moderne.fr
Website : www.confort-moderne.fr
Contact : François Robin


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The cultural project of Confort Moderne was created and developed with the following objectives: to offer a space where the public could come in contact with diverse artistic expression, to allow for experimentation and encourage initiatives, to provide occasions for the public to discover the evolution of contemporary artistic creation through the most diversified programming possible. The main function of Confort Moderne is to serve as intermediary between artist, institution, professionals and the population.


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Former use : warehouse for electrical appliances
Surface of the site : 4000 m²
Foundation year : 1985
Type of occupation : free-lending contract
Owner of the building : City of Poitiers


Infrastructures

image 200 x 133 Rehearsal music studios : 7x20 m² et 1x100 m²
Venues : concert hall 360 m2 capacity: 700
Bar/concert hall : 395 m2 capacity: 350
Restaurant : 80 m²
Art gallery/exhibition places : 1500 m²+80 m² (mezzanine)
Library/documentation centre : 30 m²
Resource centre
Offices : 100 m²
Fanzinotheque : 40 m2
Parking : 1500 m2
Reserve + Store room + artists’ dressing room : 300 m2


Social and artistic disciplines image 200 x 135

Visual arts: exhibitions, productions, performances, cultural education, incentive to creation, collaboration
Music: concerts, productions, performances, conferences, cultural education, collaboration
Video: occasional exhibitions
Community projects, local association meetings
Resident associations: Fanzinotheque, restaurant
Children’s specific cultural activities, initiation to contemporary art
Artists’ in residence
Books editing
Techno conference
Artists’ catalogues
Concerts
Exhibitions


Financial support image 200 x 136

Local : City of Poitiers (30%) State : 26,5% Department : 0,5% Various : 2%

Self-financing in the budget : 20%


Networks

TransEuropeHalles Technopol

Modified on Thursday 19 February 2004