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EUROVISION LAB. FRANCE
CHAPTER 2: EMEE OUTCOMES
CHAPTER 5 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 1
THE EUROVISION LAB. OF THE UNIVERSITY PARIS-EST CRETEIL
The French EuroVision Lab. drew attention to its research on strategies to connect with so-called ‘non-visitors’ and, against this background, employed especially artistic projects in a museum setting as a means of changing perspective. With this goal in mind, the COP Toolkits were discussed and examined with numerous partners in the run-up to the French EuroVision Lab. Among these museum partners were the Cen- tre Georges Pompidou, the Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, the Musée de l’air et de l’espace, the Musée des Arts et Métiers, the Louvre Museum and the La petite Galerie. During the Lab. phase, the French project partners took these discussions as a starting point to con- duct closely interconnected workshops with students, museum experts and artists. Moreover, the French team focused on adolescents with a migration background as a speci c target audience. In an attempt to spark their interest in museums, members of this target group were for example invited to take part in school workshops on Exemplary COP- -units such as Europe in a Balloon.
As a result of the successful collaboration between artists, uni- versity staff and museum experts, the French Lab. presented – among other things and in addition to its various workshops – two intervening art projects in museums, each of which was based on one of the Ex- emplary COP-units that were developed for the EMEE project. At Saint- Omer, Musée de l’Hôtel Sandelin (Pas-de-Calais), which is an art and
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