2015 / Hennessy H250 Tour
Video commissioned by Hennessy, as part of the 250th anniversary of the French cognac distiller
Curated by Hervé Mikaeloff
All images © Copyrights Hennessy
The Hennessy 250 Tour is a real cultural event, a traveling exhibition spread over more than 1,200 m². It offers a vision of the past, present and future of Hennessy through creations by 11 contemporary artists.
Orchestrated by Hervé Mikaeloff, in collaboration with the scenographer Nathalie Crinière and the Heritage Manager of the Hennessy House, Raphaël Gérard, the exhibition, based on the heritage of the House, is divided into six chapters, each illustrated by historical elements and by the creations of one or more artists such as: Charles Sandison, Pierrick Sorin, Anton Corbijn, Shepard Fairey, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Arik Levy, Tom Dixon, Xavier Veilhan, Constance Guisset and his panoramic scene revealing works of directors from each of the destination countries: Yang Yongliang (China ), Olga Kisseleva (Russia), Dineo Seshee Bopape (South Africa), Daniel Arsham (United States) and Laurent Pernot (France).
From March to September 2015, the Hennessy 250 Tour will visit five iconic cities of the Hennessy saga: Zaha Hadid’s opera in Guangzhou, China (March), the New Manege in Moscow, Russia (May), the Lincoln Center in New York in the United States (July), Circa Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa (August) and Paris (September).