Do you have to be mad to open an art gallery? “Yes – fortunately!” is the answer from Renaud Bergonzo, manager of the “Wild Project Gallery”, who now commutes between Paris and Luxembourg.
Whilst his Parisian gallery is specialized in photography, his plan is for Luxembourg to become a meeting place for contemporary art across all genres and borders. Both floors in the Rue de Louvigny in Luxembourg-city will become a platform for video-artists, painters, photographers, installation- and conceptual-artists – each for a period of at least 6 weeks. Each year there will be 3 individual exhibitions; a collector’s exhibition and a host country exhibition. For the collector’s exhibition, each art collector engages with the audience, showing them objects that inspire and fascinate them. The host country exhibitions highlight the creative scene from smaller countries whose art hasn’t received proper recognition abroad.
The individual exhibitions are dedicated to emerging artists who the “Wild Project Gallery” wants to help kick-start their international career. Which location could be better suited to host this gallery than our own small country set in the heart of Europe, with its cosmopolitan and international audience?!