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Affaire Desombres (L')

L'Affaires Desombres (The Desombres Affair) is a musical and multimedia conference on the life and work of the painter Augustin Desombres, created in December 1999 in Grenoble as part of the festival Les 38es Rugissants, which was repeated for a few days in 2000 at the Forum des Halles in Paris.

This show was also the subject of a book and DVD publication by Casterman in 2002.

Some images of the events.


The video of the story about Desombres as told by Catherina Aymerie.

Additional videos

Some additional videos used in L'Affaire Desombres with music by Bruno Letort who was responsible for the music of the show.