16.10 – 24.10 2021

Genius Genius Loci is an exclusive series of immersive exhibitions, produced by Marion Vignal, setting up a dialogue between architecture, design and contemporary art. Each edition offers an inside view of a private residence of exceptional artistic note, revealing the spirit of the place by engaging a conversation with invited artists. Conceived as an emotion-filled stroll through the architecture, Genius Loci woos the public into an intimate experience of sight, sound and olfaction. A here and now that summons all the senses. Genius Loci is an itinerant project, launching in Paris and progressing to Venice, Brussels, Milan, London and Los Angeles.


Marion Vignal is an exhibition curator, journalist and author. An expert in design and contemporary art, she promotes and supports young international creative talents through exhibitions and special commissions or projects. In 2019 she authored the commissioned Méridien Etoile in the Unlock Art program and presented a first monographic exhibition by Spanish artist Maloles Antignac in partnership with the Gabriel & Guillaume gallery.

A graduate in literature and art history, she is the author of several works on the history of design (Women Designers, a century of creations), interior architecture (Charles Zana, Intérieurs) and olfactive art (Chanel, Perfume Editions by Frédéric Malle: the first twenty years). She created the Genius Loci program with ida M., the editorial and artistic studio which she founded in Paris in 2015.

She chairs the Genius Loci  society for the promotion of architectural heritage and contemporary art creation. The eponymous contemporary art and design exhibition, programmed in October 2021, echoing with Gio Ponti’s L’Ange Volant, is her first event designed for a wider public.