Welcome

To our culture centre+ artist residency. EAC Les Thermes is situated in the heart of the spa area of Bourbonne. The building is surrounded by underground springs and creeks of healing waters. Those were already known to the Romans and the Gauls before them, who had created a cult around the water spirits Damona and…

News

There will be no exhibitions until spring 2022. The residency is open on demand but only for research residencies without final expo. We will host meetings and activities in our exhibition rooms during late autumn and winter, as a platform of exchange, to contribute to inspiring developments of the local community. The program for 2022…

Bourbonne-les-Bains

Champagne-Ardenne, France, is a bathing town. Life center is the thermal bath, managed by ̈Valvital ̈ and belonging to the municipality. The healing powers of the waters of Bourbonne were known to the Romans and the Gauls before them, who had created a cult around the goddess Damona and the god Borvo. Hotels, clubs and streets are…

Residency

Espace d’Art Contemporain Les Thermes+   résidences d’artistes  4, Place des Bains, 52400 Bourbonne-les-Bains, France  Contact: eaclesthermes@outlook.com or by facebook.  How to reach:  Nearest airports : Basel and then by train to Vesoul. Paris and then by train to Chaumont. Where you’ll be taken by car to Bourbonne-les-Bains.  Applications:   All year. Receipt of your application will be acknowledged within 3 or 4 days, but the final decision about collaboration…

Exhibitions

Resident artists can show in juried and curated exhibitions, mixing  with artists from the region, if possible also in exchange with locals. ( Curated by  D.B.A. , being counselled by more experienced artists/curators. ) Linked to the expo space at 4, Place des Bains,  Bourbonne- les -Bains, there can be created associated projects,  developed around sites of extraordinary character, in landscape or in buildings. 2021 exhibitions:…

Artists

2021 The fourth exhibition of 2021 ¨La poésie des herbes¨, shows works by the artist Lee Eun Young. Those were created during the artists residency. She used materials found in the surrounding nature and some objects were created in exchange with local children. https://www.leeeunyoung.nl/portfolio/ Lee Eun Young and  her work in Bourbonne-Les-Bains: Some may see her as…