On the occasion of the exhibition L’île de la résidence, presented at 40mcube from May 20 to August 27, 2022, the novel L’ile de la résidence, writtent by Anne Langlois is published in a book that includes paintings by Anne Brégeaut.

L’île de la résidence (“The Island of the artist’s residency”) is a text written by Anne Langlois. The story of this novel takes place during a residency created by a mysterious patron, in the mountains. Four artists meet there and discover the history and stories of the village, what they are told and what is hidden. In the same time, their works are created, with phases of research and production, discussions and approvals, as well as the different moments of doubts and fulgurances that they go through.

In this way, their personal stories and those of the village converge, before reaching their climax.
From that moment on, everything goes crazy.