Le Citron Jaune - Port Saint Louis du Rhône

The Citron Jaune was imagined and built in 1992 by the artists of Ilotopie. Dedicated to experimentation in art, it is a place for mixing disciplines, exchanging “savoir-faires”, sharing the creative process, promoting and innovating urban culture. It is at the same time the companys’ workshops and workspace. Located on the delta of the Rhône, between port industries and the Camargue nature, the Citron Jaune plays his role of “cultural beacon of one end of the world”. It became a National Centre for Street Arts in 2005 and the structure takes now part of a national network which contributes to organise the production, the creation and share art in public space. Engage in developing and promoting a “citizen culture”, the Citron Jaune support artistic works that is concerned with current social issues.

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Identification Operation Process Organisation
IDENTIFICATION - LOCATION - CONTACT
  • Place name Le Citron Jaune, National Street Art Center
  • ContinentEurope
  • CountryFrance
  • Region Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur
  • City / TownPort Saint Louis du Rhône
  • Adress30 avenue Marx Dormoy
  • Postcode13230
  • Telephone+33 442484004
  • General Emailinfo@lecitronjaune.com
  • Web sitewww.citronjaune.com
  • Person(s) in charge Françoise Léger, art director Véronique Pasquet, administrator Olivier Colladant, general secretary
Date of creation: 8 April 2014
Last update: 11 April 2014
OPERATION
  • Name of the legal structureilotopie, Citon Jaun
  • Legal statute Association loi 1901 (france)
  • Creation date of the legal structure 1982
  • Nature of the current property Private property
  • Team - Organization Françoise Léger, art director
    Véronique Pasquet, administrator
    Olivier Colladant, general secretary
    Isabelle Fourdrin, communication
    Cécile Sanchez, in charge of publics
PROCESS – IDENTITY
  • Statement of the current project The Citron Jaune, a space designed to welcome invention, innovation and exploration was imagined and built in 1992 in Port-saint-Louis-du-Rhône by the artists of Ilotopie.



    The Citron Jaune is dedicated to experimentation in art. It is a place for mixing disciplines, exchanging “savoir-faires”, sharing the creative process, promoting and innovating urban culture. Being at the same time the companys' workshops and workspace, this permanent cultural structure gives place to multiple vocations, disciplines, room for exchanges and experimentations (artists, researchers, spectators). Located on the delta of the Rhône, between port industries and the Camargue nature, nearby Montpellier, Avignon and Marseille, the Citron Jaune plays his role of “cultural beacon of one end of the world”. It became a National Centre for Street Arts in 2005 and the structure takes now part of a national network which contributes to organise the production, the creation and share art in public space.



    Engage in developing and promoting a “citizen culture”, the Citron Jaune support artistic works that is concerned with current social issues.

  • work - artistic , cultural and social practices - Disciplines Street Arts in towns and natural spaces
  • Organization (s) present on this site Olivier Colladant, general secretary
    olivier.colladant@lecitronjaune.com
    Isabelle Fourdrin, communication
    communication@lecitronjaune.com
  • short & medium duration Residence(s) the National Street Art center welcome about 12 street art company or artist a year (two or three weeks each)
  • Principal direct partner(s) , public & private State, Région, Deparment and Municipalities (Port Saint Louis and Arles)
  • affinity network(s) Artfactories/Autre(s)pARTs
SPACE'S AMENAGEMENT & ORGANISATION
  • Foundation's year of the original building1992
  • Establishment's date of cultural activity1992