The Supports-Surfaces Movement on display in Beijing

For the first time in China, the Tinsghua University Art Museum in Beijing hosts a retrospective devoted to the Supports/Surfaces movement, a brief movement from the first half of the 1970s which is considered to be the last avant-garde art movement.

Updated on 24/05/2019

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Launch of the Milos International Theatre Festival

Dedicated to young artists, the Milos International Theatre Festival will take place from 11th May to 9th June 2019. A European Centre for Young Theatrical Creation will be inaugurated simultaneously.

 

Updated on 07/05/2019

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Plan B by Company 111 heads to China

Written in 2003 by Aurélien Bory and Phil Soltanoff, Company 111's signature show Plan B is being recreated in China.

Updated on 24/05/2019

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The Africa2020 Season

Coronavirus COVID-19 : Africa 2020 Season postponed

 

The President of the French Republic announced in November 2017 in Ouagadougou, before confirming the news on 3rd July 2018 in Lagos, that a special season would be organized in France to mark a renewed partnership with Africa, a “varied...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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French scenography spreads its wings to Prague

From 6 to 16 June 2019, the Prague Quadriennial, a landmark event in theatre design and architecture, celebrates its 50th anniversary. For the occasion, France made its big comeback after 16 years of absence, under the direction of director Philippe Quesne.

Published on 04/06/2019

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The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Dive into the heart of French VR

In recent years, virtual reality has established itself as one of the most interesting technologies in digital, cultural and artistic creation. This is evidenced, particularly in France, by the great diversity of content produced: fiction, documentaries, hybrid experiences combining VR and live...

Updated on 09/04/2019

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35th edition of the Fête du Cinéma

The Fête du Cinéma will take place this year from 30th June to 3rd July. Since 1985, this annual event has encouraged spectators to visit cinemas, discovering and appreciating the richness of filmmaking as an art form.

Updated on 08/07/2019

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The 2019 Denis Pietton grant goes to Rim Kelouaze

On 13th June 2019 at a ceremony organised in Tunis, the Denis Pietton grant was given to Algerian Rim Kelouaze in recognition of her “Teen” project, which aims to sustainably preserve and develop Algerian heritage.

Updated on 08/07/2019

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LabCitoyen 2019: "Women's rights: equality and citizenship"

For a week beginning on 1st July, LabCitoyen, the Institut français programme dedicated to Human Rights, will gather 57 young French-speakers from all over the world to discuss the theme: "Women's rights: equality and citizenship". Writer Leïla Slimani, 2016 Prix Goncourt winner, is the sponsor of...

Updated on 04/07/2019

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A Public Speaking Competition in India

Between 1st and 7th August 2019, a prestigious public speaking competition will be held in Chennai, capital of the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Its theme will be the fight against inequality.

Published on 22/07/2019

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Mircea Cantor at the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature

As part of the 2019 France-Romania Season, the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris is giving carte blanche to the Romanian artist Mircea Cantor, from 15th January to 31st March.

Updated on 15/03/2019

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MyFrenchFilmFestival 2019: Award for Noémie Lvovsky

On February 18th, 2019, Isabelle Giordano and Serge Toubiana, respectively Chief Executive Officer and President of UniFrance, presented the four MyFrenchFilmFestival awards. This year, the list of winners featured many intimate, personal films, like Tomorrow and Thereafter (“Demain et tous les...

Published on 13/03/2019

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New French and Brazilian drama in São Paulo

Three French theatres work with eight Brazilian festivals to reflect contemporary writing in these two countries. First steps in Sao Paulo, with Mohamed El Khatib and Gabriel F.

 

Updated on 14/03/2019

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La Fresque by Preljocaj, across the Atlantic

Inspired by a Chinese fairy tale, La Fresque features ten dancers from the Preljocaj ballet. The dark sets and luminous couples are the purest expression of the style of a choreographer whose creations are the fruit, as he likes to say in the words of René Char, of a “furious art”. The ballet is...

Published on 18/03/2019

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