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Max Gehlsen, A virtual exhibition

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Max GEHLSEN, A virtual exhibition

This virtual exhibitions of the water paintings of the German artist Max GEHLSEN, is organised in the framework of the European Union cooperation programme INTERREG IV France-Wallonia-Vlaanderen, entitled "Transmussites 14-45, Development of a cross border network of museums and war sites 14/18 and 39/45".

This brings together six French and Dutch partners with the Nord Department as the leader, so as to bring to life by 2013 a cross border network of museums and war sites from the First and Second World War. The purpose is as follows :

  • Developing a qualitative and educational offer, notably via mobile exhibitions, made available on site and in museums/li>
  • Encouraging the production of an inventory and the pooling of museum collections via a shared software approach
  • Encouraging the fitting out of museums and sites
  • Collecting the living heritage of collectors and museum directors
  • Producing an inventory of living landscapes from the Great War

Design and coordination

  • Bertrand BINOIS, Head of Multimedia and Interactive Communication, Communication Direction, Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Mickaël LENGLART, Multimedia project coordinator, Communication Direction, Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Clothilde DETOURNAY, Trainee at museum, heritage and remembrance service, Cultural Direction, Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Hélène BLANC, coordinator of remembrance, Cultural Direction, Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Alice LEBLANC, Manager for icons, Classification and Conservation service, Direction of Departmental Archives in the Pas-de-Calais
  • Lionel GALLOIS, Director of Departmental Archives in the Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Michèle MOYNE-CHARLET, Curator of museum, heritage and remembrance service, Cultural Direction, Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Amandine STRUZYNSKI, Manager of web content, Information and Communication Technology Department, Direction of Departmental Archives in the Pas-de-Calais
  • Agnès VANBALBERGHE, Head of Information and Communication Technologies Department, Direction of Departmental Archives in the Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Photographic reproductions : Jacky CALIS, photographer, Information and Communication Technology Department, Direction of Departmental Archives in the Pas-de-Calais Department

Graphical Design and Website Editing

  • Bertrand BINOIS, Head of Multimedia and Interactive Communication, Communication Direction, Pas-de-Calais Department
  • Mickaël LENGLART, Multimedia project coordinator, Communication Direction, Pas-de-Calais Department

Acknowledgements and thanks to all those involved in the success of this project

The teams involved in the Direction of Departmental Archives, Communication and Cultural Direction (museum, heritage and remembrance service), Cooperation and European Cultural Projects (Cultural Direction) in the Nord Department, and Clothilde DETOURNAY for her research and design of the exhibition (trainee at the Pas-de-Calais Department in 2011).

The team at the Alexandre Villedieu Museum in Loos-en-Gohelle and Alfred DUPARCQ, President of the "Loos-en-Gohelle, sur les Traces de la Grande Guerre (Loos-en-Gohelle, in the Traces of the Great War)" Association.

Mr Christian K., grandson of Max GEHLSEN.

Enlarge Image Max GEHLSEN, Trench in front of the Lorette Hill, 8 April 1916, watercolour on cardboard, gouache highlights, 22.5 x 14.5 cm

Max GEHLSEN, Trench in front of the Lorette Hill, 8 April 1916, watercolour on cardboard, gouache highlights, 22.5 x 14.5 cm

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