Week-end Retrouvailles - Biennale 2021

15.10.21 TO

Chaumont, Espace Bouchardon, Le Signe & Cinéma A l'Affiche

Free of charge


Since the inaugural week of the Biennale internationale de design graphique could not take place in May as usual, due to the sanitary crisis, we are inviting you to catch up during the Welcome Back Weekend from 15 to 17 October!


At le Signe : VIRAL, DEMO Festival, Fanette Mellier - Feuilles volantes, 29e concours international d'affiches, Prix unique du livre, 25e concours Ă©tudiant - Ce monde que nous partageons, Chantal Jacquet - Lettres peintes.
At the espace Bouchardon : Michiel Schuurman - Oil Spill, StudioKargah - Kenophobic City Tales.

Opening hours

*****Le Signe******
Friday 15 : 14h-20h
Saturday 16 : 10h-20h
Sunday 17 : 10h-18h

*****Espace Bouchardon*****
Friday 15 : 14-18h
Saturday 16 et Sunday 17 : 10-18h


At the cinema À l'Affiche, on the Place des Arts, next to le Signe.
 English translation provided

*****Friday 15*****
- 18h Fanette Mellier et Grégoire Romanet
«Of Wood and Ink»
- 19h Baldinger•Vu-Huu
«Chaumont, becoming City of Graphic Design»

*****Saturday 16*****
- 11h DIA studio
« VIRAL: A Design System Lead by Technology Â»
- 14h Michel Lepetitdidier et Bureau 205
«Le Petit Didier: Go. See. Can. Do.»
- 15h Chantal Jacquet avec Alexandre Bassi, Timothée Gouraud, et Thomas Huot-Marchand.
«Slip de bain obligatoire : painted letters in Chaumont country»
- 16h Isabelle JĂ©go et Guillaume Lanneau
« Graphic designers, illustrators, how to collect your royalties? »   


At the cinema À l'Affiche, on the Place des Arts, next to le Signe.
English translation provided

*****Friday 15*****
20h «Pimp My Life», a catwalk show presented by David Bourcelot (Call for projects Culture/Justice).

*****Saturday 16*****
18h30 Awards Ceremony of the 25the Student Competition – This World we Share.

At the espace Bouchardon

*****Saturday 16***** 

Publishers corner
Presentation of the latest editorial news!
2 p.m. : Éditions 369
3:30 p.m. : Revue Back Office
5 p.m. : Éditions 205

At the market hall, 23 B Rue Georges Clemenceau.  

*****Sunday 17*****
11h-14h Brunch, lectures, debates, meetings, at the market hall together with the Association Chaumont Design Graphique.

14h Poster Walk in the Old Town, with the 'Association du Vieux Chaumont and the Association Chaumont Design Graphique, to discover a selection of reproductions of posters from the Chaumont collection in the streets of the old part of town.


Saturday 16 and Sunday 17
From 14h until 18h

Workshop « Marketing Viral » by Justine Figueiredo at le Signe 
A stand where you can appropriate the graphic identity of the 2021 Biennale through derived products

Atelier Salade tomates oignons at the espace Bouchardon 
Initiation to screen printing by making your own personalized kebab sandwich! 

Saturday 16 
From 14h until 18h

Atelier Avions par Fanette Mellier at the Square Philippe Lebon
Make and fly your own paper airplane!


At the salle des fĂŞtes de Chaumont, 7 Rue de Lorraine.
Starting 21 o’clock

*****Friday 15*****
FOLKCHAIN Night , featuring Moishe Moishe Moishele, Siren’s Carcass, Hassan K. et Jankenpopp, accompanied by visuals by Simon Lebon and Adrien Tison.

*****Samedi 16*****
Final Wave Night, featuring Chinese Dog, Infrazer and the Gremmie.


Le Signe
1 place Émile Goguenheim
52000 Chaumont

Espace Bouchardon
87 Rue Victoire de la Marne
52000 Chaumont

Salle des fĂŞtes
7 Rue de Lorraine

Market Hall
23 B Rue Georges Clemenceau

The Sanitary Pass will be required to access all the activities listed here-above. You will be asked to present it once a day upon arrival and a bracelet, valid for that day, will be handed out to avoid multiple controls.

 This program is subject to modifications, according to the sanitary measures enforced at that moment.