Libre comme l'Art

Non-profit association «LILA»

LILA is a non-profit organization, under French law 1901, declared and funded in 2005. We promote Arts and Artists, as well as access to technics and knowledge for everyone.

The association has its headquarters at 7 bis, rue Saint Hilaire in Poitiers. If you like what we do, do not hesitate to send postcards or other nice mail! 🤗

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Japanese Calligraphy Workshop (June 27-28) and Exhibition (July 4-5)

LILA has been welcoming for a year now Mrs. Hysao Takagi as a Japanese Calligraphy teacher, on a weekly basis.

A special week-end workshop is organized the weekend of June 27-28 presenting "the Fondamental Strokes"; and an exhibition of the students (who were all beginners when they started and have 6 months or 1 year class experience) will be held on the weekend of July 4-5.

For more details, see also the news in French.

Podcast of the "Symbiose" radio show from last Saturday

Our interview got broadcasted on the radio show "Symbiose" last Saturday.

If you missed (or even if you listened, since there was a broadcast issue and a piece of the interview got blanked-out), we invite you to listen the podcast (French):


Podcast under Free Art license, except for music by Icon Girl Pistols under Creative Commons by-nc-sa.

The drawing above is by Aryeom and represent the show recording (from memory), As well under Free Art license.

ZeMarmot on French FM radio "Ici et Maintenant" Saturday 05/30 at 14h

The radio show "Symbiose" is animated by several Administration members of April (French organization for Free Software promotion), Luc Fievet, Emmanuel Charpentier (Manu) and Aeris.

After a pause the show comes back on "Ici et Maintenant (95.2 FM) this Saturday from 2PM to 3:30 PM. Aryeom and Jehan, from LILA association, were invited and interviewed in the first part (~ 30 min) for the animation film project ZeMarmot.

In second part, Pouhiou will present his projects of books as well (some already written, some not yet).

If you can, switch your radio on Saturday! :-)

Talk on Saturday and workshop on layout and printing with Scribus on Sunday (Paris, France)

As already advertized a few days ago, we remind that we are present at the Ubuntu Party this week-end.

Saturday May 30 at 17h15: talk about the association, our activities (Libre Art, creative Free Software, projects…) and in particular about our ongoing project ZeMarmot. Come and ask us questions if you have any!

Sunday May 31 afternoon (14h-18h): workshop about layout, printing, etc. (include color management, design, etc.) with the excuse of collaboratively building an album to collect Free Software stickers.