Meetings and events

The birds of Charles de Meaux

Creation of the work as part of the 1% artistic commission
Immersive sound and visual installation
Open to the public before and after the performances and during the European Heritage Days on Saturday, September 17 (reservation through the Gif-sur-Yvette town hall).
Inspired by the composer Olivier Messiaen, the artist Charles de Meaux proposes an immersive sound and visual sculpture that functions as a pre-generic to the opening of the shows.



Meeting and café frappé : Les Effondré.e.s

Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 8pm
at the Scène de recherche, ENS Paris-Saclay
Free admission upon reservation
CentraleSupelec's Cafés Frappés are citizen information meetings on the impacts of our consumption and production methods. The next edition will take place at the Scène de recherche, around the show Effondré.e.s. The performance will be followed by a time of exchange and debate on the issue of collapse and a convivial time of eating.

Debate & round tables : "Bifurcate, from the ecological crisis to the crisis of the sensitive".

Saturday, October 15th from 2pm to 7pm
at the Scène de recherche, ENS Paris-Saclay
Free entrance upon reservation
Thinking of the ecological crisis as a crisis of the sensible will be the thread of our exchange. This is in itself a bifurcation. We invite artists, scientists and students to meet and think together about possible alternatives here and now.
Round tables, debates, performances, playful breaks.

Debate & Workshop : "Les silencieuses

Thursday, March 23, 2022 from 2 to 6 pm
at the Scène de recherche, ENS Paris-Saclay
Free admission with reservation
Representations of women in literature: what do we do with a heavy heritage that modifies our relationship to the world?

The discoveries

Les Découvertes* are a recurring event, an invitation to discover the work of the artists and researchers involved in the residencies and research and creation workshops. Twenty minutes followed by a time of discussion to live at the rhythm of experimentation.
* Discovery (in theater and cinema): space between two elements of a set that allows a glimpse of the backstage, perspective opened in a set by a door, a bay, a window.


Friday, September 9, 2022, at 1pm
Performance and discussion with Emilie Ferreira Saramago, choreographer and Takis Kontos, research director at the CNRS, physicist at the Pierre Aigrain Laboratory (LPA) in the Physics Department of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris.


Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at 1pm
Visit, meeting and discussion with Salomé Bazin, artist and designer, Clémence Allain, researcher at the Supramolecular and Macromolecular Photophysics and Photochemistry Laboratory /PPSM of ENS Paris-Saclay.

More about Luminescences.


    Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 1pm
    Performance and discussion with Marie-Julie Bourgeois, visual artist and teacher-researcher at the RASM-CHCSC Laboratory of the University of Evry, at the CondéDesignLab research laboratory.


    Studio national des arts contemporains - FABIEN ZOCCO "Les presque-humains

    Monday November 7, 2022, at 1pm
    Meeting, discussions and projections with Fabien Zocco, artist and the team of the Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains.


    Friday, November 18, 2022 at 1pm
    Performance and discussion with Clément Debailleul, director, AragoRn Boulanger, dancer, and Virginie van Wassenhove, research director at the CEA Cognition & Brain Dynamics Laboratory (NeuroSpin) and INSERM team leader, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit.


    Friday, February 10, 2023 at 1pm
    Meeting and discussion with Sonia Chiambretto, author, Natacha Chetcuti-Orosovitz, Professor and researcher at Centrale Supélec-University of Paris-Saclay, attached to the Laboratory of Institutions and Dynamics of Economy and Society (IDHES-UMR 8533) of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) Paris-Saclay and Sandrine Lanno, director.


    Friday, February 24, 2023 at 1pm
    Meeting and discussion with Mathilde Lavenne, artist, video maker


    Friday, March 10, 2023 at 1pm
    Meeting and discussion with Maryse Meiche, director.


    Tuesday April 18, 2023 at 1pm
    Meeting and discussion with Jacques Osinski, director, Manon Bouyé, teacher and head of the language department at ENS Paris-Saclay.


    Friday, May 5, 2023 at 1pm
    Meeting and discussion with Odile Macchi, director.


    Friday June 16, 2023 at 1pm
    Meeting and discussion with Frédérique Aït-Touati, director and Emanuele Coccia, author.

    The "bords de plateau"

    The "bords de plateau" are a privileged time of exchange between the artistic team and the public after a performance. These meetings will allow you to deepen your understanding of the work and to get a closer look at the research and creative work behind the work in question.


    Les S[ENS] de l’art festival

    Shows / Exhibitions / Games
    From Monday 21 to Saturday 26 November at the Scène de recherche, ENS Paris-Saclay
    Free entrance upon reservation
    Every year, the S[ENS] de l'Art festival offers various artistic and cultural events over a period of less than a week. Amateur and professional artists perform in a variety of shows: short film screenings, dance or theater shows, concerts, exhibitions, circus arts... The event has the vocation of cultural discovery thanks to a quality, rich and varied program. It also serves as a springboard for local artistic creations or amateur artists.

    Jazz battle

    Fourth edition
    Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 8pm
    at the Scène de recherche, ENS Paris-Saclay
    Free entrance upon reservation
    The Jazz Battle at Paris-Saclay proposes each winter a competition between groups of student jazz musicians from different institutions. It was initiated in 2017 by the president of the Versailles Jazz Festival, a teacher at the Ecole Polytechnique, and a few officials from the major schools and universities of the Plateau de Saclay. The first one took place on February 15, 2018 at the Université Paris-Sud. The second at Ecole Polytechnique on February 21, 2019, and the third at CentraleSupelec on February 25, 2020. The 2021 and 2022 editions were cancelled due to the pandemic.