Interview with Dorothée Munyaneza about UNWANTED

By French Culture Arts

Rwanda-born Dorothée Munyaneza's latest production "Unwanted" will tour the United States this September: Festival Time Based Art/PICA, Portland, OR (Sept. 15-17), at Baryshnikov Art Center, New York (Sept. 21-22), and at Seuls en scène Festival, Princeton U. (Sept. 26-27). Before leaving for the U.S., Dorothée answered our questions.


Interview with Stephanie Seidel, assistant curator at ICA Miami


Interview with Stephanie Seidel, assistant curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, following her participation in the French curatorial program FOCUS ART VISUEL. ICA

MAY 29, 2017

Interview with Romain Guimard, Acrobat, with Compagnie XY, on Tour in the U.S.

By French Culture Arts

The company of acrobats known as XY will tour the United States (Houston, TX; Charleston, SC; New York, NY) in June and July with its last performance "il n'est pas encore minuit". Romain, one of the acrobats of the company for many years, answers our questions before leaving for the tour.

APRIL 23, 2017

Interview with Stefanie Batten Bland about "Bienvenue" at La Mama Moves!

By French Culture Arts

During May 25-28, La Mama, New York, presents Company SBB- Stefanie Batten Bland’s new work entitled Bienvenue迎WelcomeBienvenidoأهلا بك as part of La Mama Moves! Dance festival.

MARCH 1, 2017

Interview with Jean-Marc Broqua from La Grainerie in relation with Circus Now platform (March 3-5)

By French Culture Arts

Interview with Jean-Marc Broqua, Secretary General and Director, International Relations at La Grainerie, an organization located in Toulouse, southwest France, dedicated to contemporary circus. La Grainerie will participate in "Circus Now: International Contemporary Circus Exposure 2017" (March 3 and 5) at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts.

FEBRUARY 26, 2017

Interview with French company La Cordonnerie (part of the Tilt Kids Festival 2017)

By French Culture Arts

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.

JANUARY 24, 2017

Interview with Alban Richard, Choreographer

By French Culture Arts

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.

JANUARY 19, 2017

Interview with Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, Curator of "Mathieu Mercier: Neither / Nor" at Osmos Address

By French Culture Arts

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.

DECEMBER 19, 2016

Filmmaker César Vayssié's Interview with Olivier Pierre, Curator, FID Marseille

By French Culture Arts

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.

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Interview with Justine Pluvinage, Video-Film Artist

By Laurence Geannopulos

[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.

NOVEMBER 8, 2016

Interview with Charlotte Vignon, Curator of Decorative Arts at The Frick Collection

By French Culture Arts

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.

OCTOBER 13, 2016

Interview with Esther da Costa Meyer, curator of 'Pierre Chareau: Modern and Architecture' at The Jewish Museum

By French Culture Arts

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.