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L’Errance est humaine by Jeanne Mordoj

Circus in all its forms

Chinese pole, new magic, vaudeville, juggling...The languages of circus are constantly evolving. A deep dive into this world where risk, dizzying heights and physical prowess give meaning to the staging and choreography.

Updated on 13/03/2019

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Ashes (“Cendres”), by Plexus Polaire/Ingvild Aspeli

Theatre of Objects

Puppets, along with cubes, ropes, and many other everyday items, diverted from their daily use to become poetic objects, with sets often reduced to the bare minimum... Discover, in ten shows, what is known as the “theatre of objects”.

Updated on 07/03/2019

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The French language seen by Xavier Gorce

Cartoonist and illustrator, daily contributor to the website of Le Monde, Xavier Gorce put the subject of the French language in the hands of his famous “Indégivrables” characters (incorrigible, un-defrostable penguins)…

Updated on 23/04/2019

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À bras le corps, by Katell Quillévéré

Ten short films to discover

The Short Film Festival, organised from 13th to 19th March 2019 in France and around the world, is an opportunity to rediscover the first works of well-known filmmakers and to encounter the new talents of the so-called “7th Art”. Discover our ten favourites from the 2019 programme.

Published on 13/03/2019

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BAIKONUR CITY Vincent Fournier

« Hello world » Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Australie

Founded in 2005 in Victoria, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale is Australia’s largest contemporary photography festival. The 2019 edition presents some 200 artists in 80 venues throughout the city, including museums, arts centres, galleries and urban spaces, and offers workshops, seminars...

Updated on 19/09/2019

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Pablo Gershanik, an Argentinian artist in residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts

Pablo Gershanik is the 2019 Institut français/Cité internationale des Arts resident. An actor and director, he is the creator of the project Quatre Vingt Balles dans l’Aile and Maquettes Intimes, an investigative-creative process through which the artist examines resilience in art and the link...

Published on 02/09/2019

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La balle rouge de la compagnie Balle Rouge

2019 : a Theater Year in Russia

From April to June 2019, several French theatre companies presented performances to Russian audiences in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, the Stolby Nature Reserve and Voronezh.

 

Published on 23/09/2019

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Sogol Ahmadieh Kashani, What Happened to Cypress? (2019)

Artists in residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

They come from all over the world to stay in Paris, at the Cité Internationale des Arts, while they work on a research and creation project lasting three to six months.

Discover 10 of these artists, in residence during autumn 2019, through some of their works.

Updated on 09/12/2019

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Triangle Trade, by Jérôme Havre, Cauleen Smith et Camille Turner (2017)

Momenta 2019 16th Image Biennale, Montreal

Under the theme "The Life of Things", Momenta 2019 explores the character of the object translated into images in Montreal from 5 September to 13 October. The backdrop is a consumer society where objects are given dizzying visibility, and accumulated in this way become invisible.

 

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Published on 09/10/2019

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« Watercolors », de Nicolas Floc’h

"Watercolors", by Nicolas Floc'h

A multidisciplinary artist, Nicolas Floc’h questions, through installations, photographs, films, sculptures and performances, our era of transition marked by flux, disappearance and regeneration. For the past ten years, he has been conducting research on the representation of the underwater...

Updated on 14/11/2019

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Contemporary Art in Occitania

Montpellier, Nîmes, Sète, Sérignan, Arles...The Occitania region has a wealth of contemporary art centres, on the cutting edge of French creative trends in the visual arts sector. A brief overview.

Updated on 02/10/2019

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Marcel Dinahet « retour de Fordlândia, Belem Object »

Marcel Dinahet has visited the city of Fordlândia in Brazil with the Suspended Spaces collective on several occasions. Built in 1928 by Henry Ford on the banks of the Rio Tapajòs in the Amazon, this city was designed to enable intensive farming of the rubber required to manufacture tyres. The...

Updated on 09/09/2019

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La Spire, de Chloé Moglia (2019)

FranceDance UK

Amala Dianor, Emanuel Gat, Dorothée Munyaneza, Gisèle Vienne… The greatest artists of contemporary Francophone dance are coming to the UK for the FranceDanse UK festival, from August to November 2019. 14 artists and companies are visiting Belfast, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow...

Updated on 17/10/2019

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Photo Phnom Penh 2019

From 24 October to 24 November 2019, the 10th edition of the Photo Phnom Penh Festival will honour Cambodian photography, which will also be celebrated this year in France in Mulhouse and Marseille with the exhibition "40 Years Later. Photography in Cambodia Today”.

 

Under the artistic...

Updated on 20/11/2019

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Romania in France, France in Romania

The France-Romania 2019 Season ended in France on 16 April, and continues in Romania until 14 July 2019. French culture will be showcased there through its visual and stage arts, gastronomy and music...a look back at the highlights from France and a look foward to the opening of the season in...

Updated on 03/06/2019

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