The Nature Forte gallery opened its doors to the public on March 9, 2023.
Initiated by the photographer Jonk, it highlights the work of artists showing the strength of nature.
In parallel with the opening of the gallery, Jonk launched the concept of Nature Forte. He wants to
make it an artistic genre in its own right, like landscape, portrait or still life. Any artistic creation
whose purpose is to show the strength of nature, relative to Man or not, can be found in this concept.
These creations can be the result of any type of artistic activity: painting, sculpture, photography,
Jonk is the first artist exhibited at the gallery. Photographer of abandoned places taken
over by nature, his series Naturalia: Chronicle of Contemporary Ruins raises a fundamental question:
that of the place of Man on Earth and his relationship with Nature. While the impact of Man on his
environment has never been so strong, it also and above all seeks to raise awareness, without being
pessimistic. The message is that nature is stronger and, whatever happens to Man, it will always be
He will soon be joined by two street artists (one French and one international), two French sculptors,
an English photographer…
Other French and international artists will later join the adventure.
All have the same ambition: show the strength of nature and raise awareness.
The project is huge!
How to come to the gallery?
Galerie Nature Forte
27 rue Jacques Louvel-Tessier
Opening hours: from Wednesday to Saturday from 2pm to 7pm and by appointment
Access by subway
- Goncourt: line 11 then 2 minutes walking
- Belleville : lines 2 and 11 then 6 minutes walking
- République : lines 3 5 8 9 and 11 then 10 minutes walking
Access by bus
- Alibert : lignes 46 and 75 then 2 minutes walking