On March 18 and 19, the TIlt Kids Festival co-produced by FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) and The Cultural Services of the French Embassy will present the U.S. debut of the French company La Cordonnerie with the performances of "Snow White and the Fall of the Berlin Wall." Before leaving for New York, and while in Japan for professional meetings, La Cordonnerie (Samuel, Timothée, and Méthilde) spoke with us about their work.
The Joyce Theater will present the Ballet de Lorraine from Feb 7 to 12 with recent commissions to French choreographers among them, HOK by Alban Richard, Director of the National Choreographic Center in Caen, Normandie. Before coming to New York, Alban spoke with us about his work. Here is the interview.
On the occasion of the exhibition "Mathieu Mercier: Neither / Nor" at Osmos Address, we talked with Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, curator of the exhibition and founding director and publisher of Osmos Magazine.
César Vayssié’s interview with Olivier Pierre, Curator, FIDMarseille Selection Committee, was published in French in FIDMarseille News on July 15, 2016. On the occasion of the presentation of Vayssié’s film UFE(UNFILMEVENEMENT) at the Museum of Moving Image’s First Look Festival on January 7, 2017, a translation is available.
An interview between Kettly Mars, author of Savage Seasons (University of Nebraska Press, 2015), and her translator, Jeanine Herman.
[Chicago]: Read an interview with video-film artist Justine Pluvinage, part of Resilient Images, an artist-in-residence program between the Centre regional de la photographie Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago.
On the occasion of the Pierre Gouthière exhibition at The Frick Collection, we talked with Charlotte Vignon, Curator of Decorative Arts at The Frick Collection, and Visiting Associate Professor at the Bard Graduate Center, New York.
Interview with Esther da Costa Meyer, curator of 'Pierre Chareau: Modern and Architecture' at The Jewish Museum
Esther da Costa Meyer is professor of modern architecture at the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. Her research focuses on architecture in its interaction with globalization, neoliberalism, and environmental change, connections that challenge the anthropocentric, monographic models of traditional historiography. She also works on the architectural practices of colonial powers in the Global South, as well as the emerging cultures of resistance that were themselves highly hybrid, transnational, and diasporic.
Sharon Fantl, Assistant Director, Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH, attended the Dance Focus 2016 organized by Institut francais and ONDA (office national de diffusion artistique) from September 21 to 24, 2016, at the Lyon Dance Biennial. The 2016 edition of DANCE FOCUS -- designed for international presenters and curators - brought together more than 280 professionals from 50 different countries.
Interview with Valerie Steele, Director and chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Valerie Steele has organized more than 25 exhibitions since 1997, including The Corset, London Fashion, Gothic: Dark Glamour; Daphne Guinness, A Queer History of Fashion, Dance and Fashion and the forthcoming Proust’s Muse, the Countess Greffulhe.
Breakdance world champion Anne Nguyen makes her U.S. debut at Crossing the Line festival with Graphic Cyphers, a commission from the organization Dancing in the Streets, and the presentation of the quartet Autarcie (…) Anne Nguyen and Sonia Bel Hadj Brahim, one of the dancers of Autarcie (…) speak with Nicole Birmann Bloom, Program Officer, Performing Arts, French Cultural Services.