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Scan Pyramids Mission at Palais Beaux-Arts Lille

The exhibition in the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Lille will present the investigations of Scan Pyramids Mission, both scientific and artistic, carried out since November 2015 and still is in progress.

François Schuiten at the feed of the Kheops pyramid

From the artistic side you can see the creations of the artists who joined the mission, like photographer Philippe Bourseiller, painter Alexandre Obolenski and composer Nicolas Godin (Air). The museum will also have the pleasure of exhibiting again François Schuiten, draftsman and co-founder of the HIP Institute 1).

This exhibition will also allow to follow in detail the revelation of unknown cavities thanks to the telescopes of CEA / irfu (Dr. Sébastien Procureur), to the muon plates of the University of Nagoya (Dr. Kunihiro Morishima) and to the simulations muoniques (Benoit Marini) . Scientific documents and work of art from the collections of the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Lille and other institutions, Caen Museum of Fine Arts, Scriptorial d'Avranches, Lille Museum of Natural History, Musée du Cinquantenaire de Brussels, will make it possible to plunge into the heart of the pyramids of Egypt thanks to the new look that we carry today on them 2).


The exhibition was opened on December 9, 2016. Mehdi Tayoubi and François Schuiten were present at the opening.

Images by Ville de Lille 3)


Scribe Accroupi 4) and Mehdi Tayoubi 5) shared some images of the exhibition and the artwork by François Schuiten.

Several water color images made by François Schuiten.

20 Minutes made an overview video about the exhibition 6):

Scribe Accroupi also posted a movie about the exhibition 7).

Visit the exhibition

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille
Place de la République - 59000 Lille

Monday : 14.00 - 18.00
Wednesday > Sunday : 10.00 – 18.00

Originally from 10 December 2016 - 12 February 2017, but extended with a week until 19 February 2017