Symposium at the Institute of Fine Art of the New York University and at BARD College (NYC), April 2014.
For Art2 organised in New York by Ambassy of France, les Nouveaux commanditaires introduced their program to two famous University.
On April 23rd, the Institute of Fine Arts (IFA) oat the New York University hosted a panel discussion entitled "Protocols of Participation: Recent Models of Socially Engaged Art in the US & Europe"; With Creative Time (Laura Raicovich, ) and Nouveaux Commanditaires-Fondation de France (Xavier Douroux, Thérèse Legierse). Moderated by Thomas Crow and Alexander Nagel (Institute of Fine Arts - New York University).
The discussion centered around the different ways in which artists and institutions attempt to create art in concert with communities beyond the art world and in response to the experiences, struggles and ideas within those communities.
BARD College, Xavier Douroux, Jerome Poggi and Thérèse Legierse introduced the protocol of les Nouveaux commanditaires too. The workshop was organized and moderated by Tom Eccles (CCS Bard College) and Fionn Meade (Bard College and Columbia University).