France eMotion - The animated journey

Mucem, Marseille. Edu Monteiro

A joint initiative between Atout France and the Institut français, the international exhibition France eMotion is a travelling art project that celebrates new technologies, the work of four young international photographers and cultural sites throughout France.

Embark on an animated journey.

The exhibition is currently featured at l'Alliance Française Ottawa (External link) from November 2018 to January 2019.

"AFO is happy to present this exhibition, that mixes photography and new technologies : a nice example of how innovation can serve artistic projects.” - Inès Vinsot, Communication and Marketing Manager of Alliance Française Ottawa

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 19:00 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am to 13:30 pm.

Free admission at Alliance Française Ottawa, 352 MacLaren St - Gallery

Featuring 35 original pieces that come alive through augmented reality, the project aims to spark the curiosity of people around the world and inspire them to come (re)discover France’s rich heritage.

How to get started:

  1. Download the free France eMotion app, available for iOS and Android on the App Store and Google Play.
  2. Grant access to your device’s camera.
  3. Point your lens at the photographs and enjoy the animated experience!
Arc de triomphe
With you app, aim at the pictures to explore the animations
Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, Paris. Ishola Akpo Muséeduquaibranly©ISHOLA AKPO / Atout France

France eMotion – The animated journey. Video produced by Julie Stephen Chheng