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On the occasion of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Lafayette Anticipations invites you to discover its new exhibition “La Ruée vers l’or” from June 22 to September 1, 2024. An artistic leisure park with free and open access, designed by students of the professional school of the Lycée Alfred Nobel in Clichy-sous-Bois and also offered at the Atelier Médicis in Clichy-sous-Bois from June 1 to July 27, 2024. We visited this artistic park and tell you all about it!

Lafayette Expectations is in the spirit of Paris-2024 Olympic gamesand transforms into an unprecedented playground! From June 22 to September 1, 2024, the museum offers art lovers and the curious a brand new Exhibitionjustified La Ruée vers l’or (The Gold Rush). Much more than a Exhibitionis a total immersion in an amusement park created by the innovative minds of 40 high school students in collaboration with Medical Workshops And ebb.global. These young talents invite us to explore their dreams and worries through a playful, interactive experience that reflects a world that is both crazy and ideal. Also note that Medical Workshops is also offering some of the works from June 1 to July 28, 2024.

The project is the result of several years of careful work, orchestrated by ebb.globalthe teaching staff and of course the students themselves. The park is an in-depth reflection on new sporting practicesborn from the exuberant imagination of these young people, inspired by atypical sporting paths or new rules of the game.Exhibition space, which adopts visual codes from the entertainment industry, offers a bold alternative to our society and questions its values ​​and established norms.

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This exhibition will celebrate the collaboration between the Alfred Nobel High School In Clichy-sous-Bois, Medical Workshops And Ebb. global aims to improve the skills of young people and open up new career paths. The Golden Rod is not just entertainment: it is a real dream machine that reinterprets amusement parks as places of reflection and inspiration. Through models, installations and a manga published for the occasion, this multidisciplinary project offers a unique vision of the great myths of the present and invites everyone to be taken on a journey into the heart of the collective imagination.

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The playing field: the Olympic flame has been stolen by a hacker and you must answer questions to find a code word, defeat the final boss and retrieve the flame so it can burn again. An interactive experience that invites you to try your hand at new sports disciplines, all in a landscape between post-apocalypse and the present day world.

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How does it work? Lafayette Expectations Reception, you will receive a QR Code (5 euros for participants, the exhibition is free for non-participants) and then go up to the second floor. There, a video will show you the details of the mission. Then, you can try out the different attractions designed especially for children (bring the whole family, as the exhibition is designed for younger visitors). Baby Ninja Warrior, soccer golf, interactive screen, shuttle pilot, hologram, table football reissued, rodeo… enough to keep you entertained for a good hour. On the last floor, the boss will ask you for a code word that will allow you to release the flame (you’ll have to “fight” a bit though… you’ll understand when you get there).

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An exhibition/entertainment park that we were able to visit during a vernissage. And this is particularly pleasant: the attractions are very accessible, easy for children, and the story told through these works/attractions is quite clear… This is quite rare for a contemporary art exhibition. We love it! The interactivity is there, and Lafayette Expectations ‘ modular spaces are particularly well suited to this type of animation. You can score goals, test your agility or even your speed on the different attractions. Some require interaction, others simply contemplation. At the very end of the experience there is also a mini fashion exhibition, which gives the whole experience a touch of fashion and sport. All in all, a great experience to enjoy during the Olympic Games!

Are you ready for a fun and colorful journey?