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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 27/04/2022

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Aristide Tarnagda

Aristide Tarnagda is an author and winner at the Avignon Festival, a director, a comedian, and director of the Les Récréâtrales festival in Burkina Faso. He is a "performing arts" sectoral expert for the Africa2020 Season.

Updated on 05/06/2020

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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...

Updated on 04/05/2022

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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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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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« 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 04/05/2022

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Felwin Sarr

A teacher, economist and writer, Felwine Sarr was due to see his text Traces – Discours aux nations africaines (Traces – Speech to African Nations), which he wrote in 2018, staged at the Avignon Festival in July 2020. The global pandemic decided otherwise and the event was cancelled, but the thinker...

Updated on 08/06/2020

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Marcus Lindeen

Marcus Lindeen is a Swedish documentary film maker, playwright, and artist. His films The Regretters (2010) and The Raft (2018) have both won The Prix Europa for Best European Television Documentary.

Updated on 20/10/2020

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Julien Villa

With Philip K. ou la fille aux cheveux noirs (a performance created in 2020), the performer and director Julien Villa continues his dive into American counter-culture that began with J'ai dans mon cœur un General Motors in 2016. This Kafkaesque tale, freely inspired by the work of the writer Philip...

Updated on 25/11/2020

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When virtual reality meets live performance

For a few years, new artist forms come forth at the intersection of innovation and art. In the area of virtual reality, creators take hold of this medium and mix it with performance art, journalism, and visual art, to bring spectators new experiences. Artists, always pioneers, have anticipated the...

Updated on 30/11/2021

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Eli Commins

Author and director Eli Commins has just been named director of le Lieu unique, the Scène nationale de Nantes. His theatre explores non-linear textual forms and uses digital media.

Updated on 26/07/2021

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Nathalie Béasse

A multi-disciplinary artist, Nathalie Béasse founded her company in 1999 in order to design her own shows blending theatre, dance, and visual arts. In advance of her next project, ceux-qui-vont-contre-le-vent (those who go against the wind), she recounts her creative process and its importance in...

Published on 02/07/2021

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Denis Lafaurie

For almost thirty years, Denis Lafaurie has been the director of the Alès National Theatre. Like the Cratère Surfaces festival, whose twenty-second edition will be held this year from 29 June to 3 July, he has always foregrounded circus and street arts.

Updated on 25/06/2021

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Paul Rondin

Paul Rondin has been assistant director of the Festival d’Avignon alongside Olivier Py since 2014 and co-founder of the French Tech Culture Grande Provence. He is preparing, within the current health context, the immense annual rendezvous with live performance in July. Alongside the Festival d...

Updated on 08/07/2021

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