Dance & Performing Arts
 
 
Alain Buffard - Good Boy
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
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This reference book devoted to the figure and work of the choreographer Alain Buffard (1960-2013) brings together rich testimonies, extensive iconography and unpublished archival documents.
Julie Perrin - Composer en danse - Un vocabulaire des opérations et des pratiques
2020
French edition
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A lexical survey on compositional practice in contemporary dance.
Deborah Hay - Mon corps, ce bouddhiste
2017
French edition
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New expanded edition of a major text by the American choreographer-dancer.
Carole Boulbès - Relâche - Dernier coup d\'éclat des Ballets suédois
2017
French edition
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This historical essay assesses the impact of Dadaist ballet Relâches on the French artistic community by restoring the historical context that has transformed the collaboration of Picabia, Satie and Börlin into a unique event in the history of dance and performance.
Partition(s) - Objets et concepts des pratiques scéniques (20e et 21e siècles)
2016
French edition
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The history of the emergence and appropriation of the score in extra-musical domains (theater, dance, performance).
Boris Charmatz - Emails 2009-2010
2016
English edition
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The two dancers and choreographers share and compare ideas and references that underpin their respective work.
Aline Wiame - Scènes de la défiguration - Quatre propositions entre théâtre et philosophie
2016
French edition
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The theatrical writings of post-anthropocentric “disfigurement” and the reinvention of expressive means of contemporary philosophy.
Latifa Laâbissi - Grimaces du réel
2016
French edition
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First monograph.
Danse - A Catalogue
2015
English edition
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Danse – A Catalogue comprises dialogues and essays by dancers, choreographers, writers, and curators reflecting on the mutual influences of French and American choreographic cultures. Together these writings examine the ways in which dance matters in an increasingly globalized contemporary field.
Recréer / scripter - Mémoires et transmissions des œuvres performatives et chorégraphiques contemporaines
2015
French edition
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Between documention and recreation: memories and transmissions of performance art and contemporary dance.
Femmes, attitudes performatives, aux lisières de la performance et de la danse
2014
French edition
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The place and role of women in performing arts from 1912 to 2012, between performance and dance.
Danse - An Anthology
2014
English edition
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An anthology that draws on recent French choreographic creation to offer a reflection on the current international state of affairs of contemporary dance, its dialogue with other art forms, dance's historical position, and its perspectives with respect to contemporary issues affecting society at large.
Xavier Le Roy - Rétrospective
2014
English edition
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Texts and interviews around the work of dancer and choreographer Xavier Le Roy.
Xavier Le Roy - Rétrospective
2014
French edition
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Texts and interviews around the work of dancer and choreographer Xavier Le Roy (available in English edition).
Boris Charmatz - Emails 2009-2010
2013
French edition
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The two dancers and choreographers share and compare ideas and references that underpin their respective work.
Emmanuelle Huynh - Histoire(s) et lectures
2012
French edition
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A dialogue between two major contemporary choregraphers.
Sabine Prokhoris - Le fil d\'Ulysse - Retour sur Maguy Marin (+ CD / DVD)
2012
French edition
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An insight into the work of French dancer and choreographer Maguy Marin, with a film on DVD and an audio CD.
Myriam Gourfink - Danser sa créature
2012
French edition
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Different readings and interpretations of French choreographer Myriam Gourfink's work.
Feminine Futures – Valentine de Saint-Point - Performance, Dance, War, Politics and Eroticism
2011
French edition (texts in French, English, Italian, German)
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A reexamination of the role of female avant-gardes in the fields of performance and dance: a comprehensive publication with over 2500 color illustrations, together with documentary material on Valentine de Saint-Point, Marinetti, Futurism, Canudo, Russian Ballets, German and American expressionism (original photographs, manuscript letters, drawings, woodcuts, manifestos, first editions and ephemera).
Boris Charmatz - Undertraining - On A Contemporary Dance
2011
English edition
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English edition of the interviews with French dancer and choreographer Boris Charmatz.
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