For most French Heritage students in the United-States, Francophonie is celebrated in March and all year long.
Gisele Vienne's installation for the 2012 Whitney Biennial continues her career -long investigation into the tension between the artificial and the real. Her work revolves around notions of evil, adolescence and the uncanny, and the world she portrays is often at the very edges of normative human behaviour.
The literary magazine, The Believer, was created in San Francisco by Dave Eggers of McSweeny’s Publishing along with several of his friends. Now, for first time, a quarterly edition of The Believer will be available in French from the French publishing house Editions Inculte.
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy is pleased to announce the first U.S. publication of acclaimed French author/director Joël Pommerat (winner of Grand Prix for Dramatic Literature, Molière Award, and Associate Artist at both Odéon Theater of Europe, and National Theater of Belgium) in Theater magazine’s Summer 2012 edition.
On April 3rd, 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor and head of the French Cultural Services confered the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Israel Horovitz at the French Embassy in New York. Israel Horovitz presented a short play in French and English for the occasion.
On March 26th 2012, New York University and Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne signed an agreement strengthening ties between the two institutions. During the signing ceremony that took place at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research in Paris, Presidents John Sexton and Jean-Claude Colliard, expressed their common goal to encourage the collaboration between their two universities.
For five days in March, Paris will move to the rhythm of the international publishing industry...