Glass/Machine: Listening to the Technology of Philip Glass
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Glass/Machine: Listening to the Technology of Philip Glass

A pioneer of contemporary American music, Philip Glass is best known for his highly repetitive compositions. But behind their minimalist façade, Glass’s work hides an unsung influence—that of certain twentieth-century technologies. Philip Glass seated at his electric organ in the 1970s © Steve Pyke He celebrated his eightieth birthday this past January, but his work isn’t … Continue reading

Ex Anima, Bartabas lâche les chevaux
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Ex Anima, Bartabas lâche les chevaux

Vendredi soir, 19:30, rendez vous au Fort d’Aubervilliers, fief du théâtre équestre Zingaro depuis 1989. Les portes s’ouvrent sur la dernière – peut-être ultime – création de l’artiste français. Comme un rituel, le public se retrouve, se découvre sous le chapiteau du restaurant. Année après année, le décor s’enrichit, se construit sur les souvenirs des … Continue reading

From Graham to Maggie Boogaart
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From Graham to Maggie Boogaart

Knowing, understanding, and mastering your body’s movements will liberate your creative potential. These are the fundamental principles of contemporary-dance groundbreaker Martha Graham. At the Paris Marais Dance School, Maggie Boogaart, one of the few certified teachers in the Martha Graham Technique, preaches and practices all of them.  A tall and thin woman with a sophisticated … Continue reading

<i>Pixel</i>, A Story of Dance and Technology
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Pixel, A Story of Dance and Technology

Created in 2014 by choreographer Mourad Merzouki, Pixel is an invitation to a journey between the real and the virtual, interpreted by the dancers of the Compagnie Käfig, from the Centre Chorégraphique National of Créteil (CCNC). On stage: 11 dancers, surrounded by hundreds of pixels. In this original creation by Mourad Merzouki, a dancer and … Continue reading

Pop Art: les icônes perdent de leur ​splendeur
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Pop Art: les icônes perdent de leur ​splendeur

65 oeuvres des artistes les plus importants du mouvement sont exposées jusqu’au 21 janvier 2018 au Musée Maillol à Paris. Retour sur une visite manquant de pétillant. Une quinzaine d’artistes du Pop Art et 65 oeuvres réunis pour la première fois à Paris dans une exposition au Musée Maillol à Paris. Né d’une collaboration avec … Continue reading

William Lounsbury, the New Face of Photojournalism
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William Lounsbury, the New Face of Photojournalism

Currently working on a project linked to the first safe drug-consumption place which opened on October 14 in Paris, the young American photojournalist gives a portrayal of his occupation. From an analog camera to an iPhone and from the United States, to Paris, and Europe, he changed tools and places, but remained truthful to the ethical foundations … Continue reading