Research projects

Research projects

ARTS Project supports the following research projects:



    • A history of the International Design Biennial

      Born in 1998 out of the desire of a few teachers at the Saint Etienne School of Fine Arts, supported by its then director Jacques Bonnaval, the Saint Etienne Design Biennial has now become an event that...

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    • Art and Childhood for a better world

      On the strength of a long-standing international collaboration between the Department of Musicology of Jean Monnet University in Saint-Étienne and the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal, which...

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    • Contemporary arts and anthropocene

      The "Contemporary Arts & Anthropocene" project is based on the collaboration of several institutions linked to the ARTS Project (College of Art and Design, College of Architecture, Cité du Design, Museum...

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    • Heritage and territories

      Since 2011, the Eclla Research Unit has been involved in the preservation and diffusion of working-class memory through the digitisation, study and diffusion of old photographies related to industrial...

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    • The archives of the Art Centre Le Creux de l'Enfer

      1 - Le Creux de l'enfer, an emblematic place of artistic and industrial creation:
      An emblematic and striking place in the town of Thiers, steeped in history and legends where the sound of sledgehammers...

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