NOVEMBER 24, 2016

Digital version in English of the book: Jérôme Bel & Boris Charmatz-Emails 2009-2010

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In the book, Jérôme Bel & Boris Charmatz Emails 2009-2010, the two dancers and choreographers share and compare ideas and references that underpin their respective work. Recently translated into English, it is published online by Les Presses du Réel.

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NOVEMBER 3, 2016

Dance Conversation: Dancing in the Streets meets Cie par Terre

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Simon Dove, Director of Dancing in the Streets based in the Bronx, talks with Anne Nguyen, Director of Cie par Terre based in Paris, about Graphic Cyphers, the new work, jointly commissioned by Dancing in the Streets and Crossing the Line Festival 2016, developed and performed in the South Bronx, and then in Times Square in September.

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OCTOBER 27, 2016

Automne with Lucinda Childs: An exhibition in France and many performances

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This fall, the American choreographer Lucinda Childs is being celebrated in France and in New York: In France, with the exhibition, "Lucinda Childs, Nothing personal, 1963-1989" - organized by the Centre National de la Danse and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Pantin. It is presented part of the Festival d'automne in Paris in conjunction with a series of performances. In New York, her company is presented at the Joyce Theater from November 29 to December 11.

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OCTOBER 10, 2016

Publication by Centre National de la Danse (CND): Actions, Mouvements et Gestes by Noé Soulier

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Centre National de la Danse announced a new publication "Actions, Mouvements et Gestes" by the choreographer Noé Soulier who is touring the U.S. this fall (Princeton University and Atlanta, part of France-Atlanta festival)

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OCTOBER 1, 2016

Dance Conversation with Joanna Kotze, Performer and Choreographer (Camargo Foundation past resident)

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During fall 2015, Joanna Kotze, performer and choreographer, based in New York, was in residence at Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France, as a result of a partnership between Mouvement Research, New York, and Camargo Foundation. Joanna speaks of her career and of her residency time at Camargo with Nicole Birmann Bloom, Program officer, Performing Arts, French Cultural Services

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

Dance Conversation with Anne Nguyen and Sonia Bel Hadj Brahim, Compagnie par Terre

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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 performers of Autarcie (…) speak with Nicole Birmann Bloom, Program Officer, Performing Arts, French Cultural Services.

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AUGUST 17, 2016

Dance2016: More About American Realness in France (March-April 2016)

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American Realness in France, part of Dance2016: What is American Realness in France. Curators and artists speak and write about it.

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JUNE 1, 2016

dance2016 in June in France

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Stay tuned for june events as part of dance2016! dance2016, a bridge between France and The United States, is built on the long-standing and fruitful relationship between multiple partners on both sides of the Atlantic.

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MARCH 16, 2016

Conversation about Jérôme Bel’s Ballet (New York)

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In partnership with Movement Research and Critical Correspondance, read more about Jérôme Bel’s Ballet (New York), commissioned and presented by Performa for Performa 15 in a conversation between Julia Trotta and Davide Balula.

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FEBRUARY 29, 2016

dance2016: A French-American Year of Dance and Ideas

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dance2016, a French-American year of dance and ideas was launched on January 22 in France. It is part of DANSE - a four-year program focusing on exchange in the field of contemporary dance on both sides of the Atlantic - built on the long-standing and fruitful relationship between multiple French and American partners (artists, programming managers, curators).

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JUNE 5, 2015

DANSE: A Glossary

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DANSE: A Glossary was an event held on June 4, 2015 by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and curated by Noémie Solomon. It featured brief and experimental presentations on a series of keywords vital to contemporary dance practices.

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JUNE 5, 2015

Short Excerpt from DANSE: A Catalogue

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A short excerpt of Incommensurable Gestures, a discussion between Emmanuelle Huynh and Judy Hussie-Taylor that is part of DANSE: A Catalogue.

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MAY 11, 2015

DANSE: A Catalogue

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The Cultural Services of the French Embassy is very pleased to announce the co-publication of DANSE: A Catalogue with le Presses du réel, a collection of dialogues and essays that reflect on DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas.

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FEBRUARY 19, 2015

DANSE: A Four Year Plan for Collaboration

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The Cultural Services of the French Embassy has launched a four-year plan for collaboration (2014-2018) called DANSE. The project provides a long-term platform for exploration and cooperation between the U.S. and France.

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JUNE 3, 2014

DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance & Ideas

By French Culture

During the first three weeks of May, DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance & Ideas brought a slice of contemporary French choreography to New York City. In this video, a range of presenters, choreographers and scholars discuss the unique importance of this festival.

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MAY 13, 2014

ART²: Alain Seban & Glenn Lowry in Conversation with Sophie Claudel

By French Culture

In France, argues Alain Seban, president of the Centre Pompidou, in the following video, “art is common because it is a matter of public interest.” Moderated by Sophie Claudel, head of the Visual & Performing Arts Department, this discussion between Alain Seban and Museum of Modern Art director, Glenn Lowry, focuses on the commonalities and differences between the two museums, their mission, their audience, and their curatorial approaches.

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MAY 8, 2014

ART²: Janette Laverrière, Bibliothèque tournante

By French Culture

In 2014, it can be argued that reputational capital and visualized networks of consumable artistic identities precede, distort, and often surpass the reception of artworks and artists themselves, conditioning value in new ways and realizing new speculative assets.

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MAY 7, 2014

ART²: Protocols of Participation: Recent Models of Socially Engaged Art in the US & Europe

By French Culture

In this video two of the participants in the panel, Alexander Nagel, professor of art history at the Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), and Xavier Douroux, co-director of Les Presses du Réel and member of Les Nouveaux Commanditaires, discuss the particular challenges of socially engaged art and the continued importance of making art outside the art world. Les Nouveaux Commanditaires, they both argue, is a particularly relevant example of this kind of political, social and artistic practice.

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MAY 5, 2014

ART²: Tim Griffin & The New Existentialism

By French Culture

In this video, Tim Griffin, Chief Curator and Executive Director at The Kitchen, discusses how he conceived of the symposium as a way of considering the "viability of criticism" and whether what he calls "the New Existentialism," a category that encompasses French thinkers like Alain Badiou, Quentin Meillassoux and Francois Laruelle, might offer new ways to offer "meaning to what we do today."

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APRIL 30, 2014

ART²: Radio France Culture's La Dispute in New York

By French Culture

La Dispute is podcast (in French) that brings together important cultural figures of all stripes to debate the most pressing issues in the arts. This season, as well as travelling to New York, the program invites one artist, from writers to musicians and architects, as a week-long guest to share what they've been reading, seeing or listening to.

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