France, April 7 -- Visitors to Marseille's art venue, La Friche la Belle de Mai, can expect visual arts, performances, films and more in a gigantic space at the heart of the mediterranean city. Until June, they can also discover the work of the overseas French artists shaping the latest programme: "A Field of Islands".

French Caribbean and Reunion Island artistswill be featured over the springas part of two exhibitions, as well as a lineup of performances and events.

The venue's director, Alban Corbier-Labasse, said the exhibitions focus on the idea that Marseille is the gateway to the Global South.

The exhibitions span sculpture, painting, documentary photography, installations and films.

"Aster Aterla"("Here and Now" in the Creole of ...