Andro Wekua

Untitled, 2010–2011

© Collection FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, © D.R

Mannequin de cire et structure aluminium et bois

118 × 83 × 57 cm  (statue)



Contracting Authority

Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque 

Total Built Surface Area

11,310 sq. m. (1953 sq. m. in the AP2 and 9,357 sq. m. in the new building)

Surface Area of the Site

4 246 sq. m.

Surface Areas of some of the Facilities of the FRAC/AP2 Building

Observation deck: 851.76 sq. m.

Meeting hall: 593 sq. m.

Lab: 303.04 sq. m.

Display window: 67.88 sq. m.

Cinema: 78.33 sq. m.

Studio: 203.46 sq. m.

Salon: 112.80 sq. m.

Exhibition gallery 1: 474.07 sq. m.

Exhibition gallery 2: 162.72 sq. m.

Storage: 2,630 sq. m.

Hangar: 1,817 sq. m.


The work has required the presence of a hundred workers on the construction site.


This development project is being carried out jointly by the French government (Ministère de la culture et de la communication), the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the Communauté urbaine de Dunkerque.


November 2011 to December 2013 — construction
29 June 2012 — The cornerstone is laid
Fall 2013 — Delivery of the building
November 16th, 2013 — Official inauguration