04.04.23 - exhibitions

Paris est Pataphysique

"Paris is only a vast stage set for an opera. And all this is, of course, a fantasy. Ph.S

From March 29 to August 27, 2023, Philippe Starck invites the public of the Carnavalet Museum-History of Paris to embark on a land navigation, from Paris to Paris, his home town. The journey is original, surprising, oscillating between reality and imagination. From stopover to stopover, the "visitors-travelers-passengers" live a constantly renewed experience.

"Paris is pataphysical" is an itinerary that wanders between public spaces and tourist sites (the Eiffel Tower, the Canal Saint-Martin, the Parc de la Villette), places of power (the Palais de l'Élysée), and social spaces (the Bains-Douches nightclub, the Caffè Stern restaurant, etc.) with recourse to the imaginary and offbeat explanations of pataphysics, which refers to the science of imaginary solutions.

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