Studio/tutors : Youri Kravtchenko
HEAD Asasistants : Manon Portera
other students : Rui-Filipe Bernardes Da Silva, Alizé Fassier, Clémence Lablancherie, Gaïane Legendre
* conducted together with students of HEAD-Genève’s    Bachelor in Interior Architecture
"SCÈNES DE NUIT presents five nocturnal encounters exploring the role of night in the construction of contemporary cities and societies. The exhibition seeks to examine and reflect upon the spaces, activities and media unfolded in night culture, and uses evening events and ephemeral scenography as the main display platform.
The five events SHOP, FILM, CITY, CLUB and FOOD recreate spaces generating practices and night-time rituals on the topics of consumption, cinema, street, party and food culture, becoming experimental laboratories to gather and question the relationship between architecture and night. 
– HEAD  Genève /  ​​​​​​​SCÈNES DE NUIT.  Nocturnal Exhibition at f’ar Lausanne. 

© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon

The Corner Shop may arguably be the ultimate night-time institution. Typically open when other shops are closed, its cheap disruption of the circadian rhythm was explored by proposing a spatial immersion into a reconstructed replica, where sociologist Sukhdev Sandhu and artist Martin Kohout discussed their vision of nocturnal working conditions.

© Raphaëlle marzolf – axonometric perspective 

© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon

The venue at far Lausanne was only open for five evenings, proposing a mutable scenography that changed according to the night types to be discussed, explored and performed. The five scenes SHOP, FILM, CITY, CLUB and FOOD recreated spaces generating practices and night-time rituals on the topics of consumption, cinema, street, party and food culture, becoming experimental laboratories to gather data and question the relationship between architecture and the night. Research was developed through events in various formats, temporalities and conditions, focusing on nocturnal architectural spaces through, but not limited to, inhabited scenography, performative exhibitions, international conferences, debates and screenings.
The project contended that there is no difference between format and content, between the production of knowledge related to the night and the scenography of night. The above mentioned night types were directly tested at actual events. In the manner of Period Rooms that reconstruct interiors from a specific period, typological and fragmented scenes in various scales were physically created to sit at the heart of stimulating night-time experiences. These new referential spaces, both narrative and scenographic, were used for discussion and research purposes.
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
© HEAD – Genève, Baptiste Coulon
Photos de l'événement 
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
© HEAD – Genève, Jerlyn Heinzen
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