REVELATIONS
THE INTERNATIONAL FINE CRAFT AND CREATION EVENT

Révélations takes a fresh look at contemporary creation. The designer is the core of the event. The biennial encourages the dialogue between fine craft and creation professionals of the world.

The third edition of Révélations was held at the Grand Palais from the 3rd to the 8th May, 2017.

400 craftsmen, artists of matter, designers, art galleries, art manufacturers, art factories, art foundations presented their new and original creations to 40,268 professional visitors and art enthusiasts, who attended the 2017 edition.

The fourth edition of the international fine craft and creation biennial will be held from the 22nd to the 26th May 2019.

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REVELATIONS 2015 - FACTS & FIGURES

Key figures

  • 3rd edition of the biennial
  • 40 268 visitors, with 30% of professional visitors
  • 6 days of trade and exchanges
  • 607 journalists
  • 413 press mentions, with 105 in the international press
  • An additional 300m² of exhibiting space

A strong international dimension

  • Chile as guest of honour
  • 16 countries represented by craftmakers from all over the world
  • 11 of these countries were showcased in the international exhibition Le Banquet: Belgium, Chile, China, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Togo.

A programme full of events

  • 14 conferences chaired by industry experts
  • 15 film screenings
  • 32 educational workshops which welcomed 180 children
  • 600 students coming from 15 schools participated in the guided visits
  • 1 symposium: “ Issues concerning French creation and its influence in the world, through Révélations and international dialogue”
  • 1 off-site programme which extended the Révélations experience outside the walls of the Grand Palais and invited visitors to explore various partners site around Paris

A BUSINESS EVENT

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Shaking up the usual events etiquette, Révélations is the marketplace that gathers the most talented contemporary designers, together with major international buyers and trendsetters.

Visitors – 1/3 being professional visitors, according to 2017 figures – come to Révélations to find new artworks, exclusively created for the event and made with great talent and know-how.

By promoting the uniqueness of Fine Crafts, Révélations participate in the development of this competitive sector.

A CULTURAL EVENT

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Through a series of remarkable events, Révélations calls for a deeper reflection on international fine crafts and creation. The list of these events can be found below: