Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba breathe new life into the world of contemporary art: based in Berlin, they design exhibitions and founded the magazine Contemporary And, a demanding print and digital publication whose aim is to “connect cultures”.
Gisèle Vienne’s work illuminates what lies in shadow, the hidden side buried in each of us. Constantly torn between perfection and horror, her creations explore violence, returning the full cathartic dimension to the performing arts.
Appointed in 2018 as head of Ballet du Nord at the National Centre for Choreography in Roubaix, Hauts-de-France, choreographer Sylvain Groud develops the interaction between music and dance and seeks to provoke encounters between them. Because Sylvain Groud likes to discover dance where it is least...
From a childhood of constant wanderings on West African lands, Abdoulaye Trésor Konaté keeps a sense of pace, the measure of movement. The choreographer dances the lines of a cultural intersection between Africa and Europe.
Dancer and choreographer, founder of the prestigious École des Sables, Germaine Acogny mixes traditional African dances and contemporary dance for works that endeavour to question the ties between Africa and the West.
Dancer and choreographer from Burkina Faso, mixing African and Brazilian influences, with her In-Out Dance Festival Aguibou Bougobali Sanou offers a moment of encounter and interaction in the public sphere. 15 companies from all over the world took part in the 2020 edition.
Catherine Tsekenis is a former professional dancer who has built her career focussed on gestures and knowledge. Today she directs the Centre National de la Danse - CND (National Dance Centre), and provides unfailing support to arts and theatre creators.
Coming from the world of film animation, the choreographer Éric Minh Cuong Castaing combines dancers and new technologies in his works, examining our perceptions of bodies and their apprehension in dealing with these tools.