Révélations
THE INTERNATIONAL BIENNAL OF FINE CRAFT AND CREATION FAIR

Following the success of the first edition in September 2013, the biennial dedicated entirely to the contemporary creation of fine crafts looks forward to seeing you from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th of September 2015.

From left to right: The exhibition hall; Marisa and Alain Begou - Glass Art Fund; Xavier le Normand - Clara Scremini Gallery; Ombre Portée; Akio Takamori - Collection Gallery; Andreas Engesvik; Aubusson tapestry. © Photoproevent

Following the success of the first edition that drew 33,000 visitors, Revelations 2015 continues to grow and takes flight.

Reunion with Adrien Gardère, scenographer, Henri Jobbé-Duval, General Commissioner of the Revelations fair, Serge Nicole, President of Ateliers d'Art de France and the Revelation fair, alongisde more than 340 crafts workers (craft workshops, art galleries and outstanding manufacturers...) from France and abroad, unveiled their creations and know-how under the nave of the Grand Palais.

In 2015, the fair is already qualified as a must-see event on the contemporary fine craft scene, crosses borders and honors South Korea within the framework of the French-Korean crossover year, to ensure this prestigious set fittingly hosts pieces by 22 artists, the Korea Craft and Design Foundation has entrusted its exhibition area's scenography to the Seoul-based studio Void Planning.

The Banquet, the cultural exposition that is held in the Grand Palais as the backbone of the fair. Several archipelagos presenting over 100 pieces created by craft artists from all over the world : Chile, South Korea, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Icelande, Japan, Norway, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Sweden, Senegal, Taiwan and Tunisia.

True appointment business, Revelations allows the encounter between professionals, French and foreign prescribers is growing this year its offer to the collectors, interior designers and decorator by offering tailor-made solutions.

A rich and varied programme

The Banquet, the cultural exposition

This quite unique exhibition area brings together fifteen countries and provides the contemporary fine craft.

The children's workshops

devised by the colour specialist Pébéo, these workshops who will be offered to increase awareness on fine craft. Organized visits for students from art and technical schoolshelped welcome over 600 young people.

This first international symposium

will address the issue of the place of fine crafts within tomorrow's economy, in particular the globalised economy of creation.

RÉVÉLATIONS IN NUMBERS

  • 33,794 visitors over 5 days
  • 253 exhibitors from 8 countries
  • 1220 attendees to 5 conferences and 16 films
  • 600 students
  • 37 media and other partners
  • 352 articles in French and international press, both general and specialist
  • 410 journalists present

BROAD MEDIA COVERAGE IN FRANCE AND ABROAD

  • 1600 posters in Paris (metro and bus)
  • 410 journalists present
  • 352 articles in print and on the web
  • More than 55 advertisements in print media in France and abroad
  • 391,197 visits to www.revelations-grandpalais.com
  • More than 150 websites announced the event
  • 27 media partners and 10 other partners
  • 1 radio campaign