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Farmer designers, agriculture on the move

Exhibition from July 14 to May 8, 2022

Language(s) French / English 
Publication date December 2021
Category Exhibition catalogue
Topic(s) Design


Publication supervisor
Constance Rubini
Exhibition curator and director of the museum of decorative Arts and Design, Bordeaux

Graphic design
Clément Le Tulle-Neyret

Sights of exhibitions and photography
Laetitia de La Villehuchet


Introduction by Constance Rubini

Articles and conversations

Conversation #1
Marc Dufumier

Conversation #2
Erwan Bouroullec

From the postcard-landscape to the infra-landscape
Dominique Marchais

When farmers regain control Design for free and independant agriculture
Étienne Tornier

The genius of plants
Do plants have intelligence?
Francis Hallé

Vertical rivers
Ryoko Sekiguchi

Who has seen the wind?
Bérengère Bussioz

The living heritage of seeds
Seeds of survival
Saskia Caracciolo

Rethinking the slaughterhouse
Mary Temple Grandin: Serpentine Ramp
Victoire Brun

Sisyphus in the land of mirages
Yves Brunier

Conversation #3
Jean-Baptiste Fastrez

Conversation #4
François Bauchet


Portraits of farmer designers
Sébastien Blache and Elsa Gärtner, Pierre-Olivier Clouet, Adama Dialla, Odile Fabrègue and Christian Varin, Ernst Götsch, Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer, Sepp and Josef Holzer, Caroline Miquel, Félix Noblia, Xavier and Séverine Noulhianne, Émilie Rousselou, Delphine and Benoît Vinet

Portraits of young farmers

Large scale projects.
Regenerate the soils, design for a fertile land
Southern Spain
Lœss Plateau, China
Andhra Pradesh State, India
Goias, Mato Grosso, Tocantins, Maranhão and Piaui States, Brésil
Matabeleland North,  Zimbabwe

Gardens in the city

Temporary planters
François Bauchet

Planters and the mole
Gilles Clément

Inspirational figures
Non-exhaustive bibliography

Number of pages 272 p.
Dimensions 21 x 28 cm
Binding glued together sewed square back
ISBN 9782376660514
Publisher Paris, Editions Norma

Price: 39,00€

On sale at the museum and on the Norma Editions website

This book is published with the support of the Fonds d’Initiatives Lafite.