Author: Opie Boero Imwinkelried (Paris, France)

Dimanche Rouge Presents Agnes Nedregard in Argentina – 23/05-02/06/2014

****VER VERSION EN ESPANOL ABAJO PROGRAM May 23rd- 10am- 3pm, Workshop / 9pm Performances, Buenos Aires Venue: Espacio UTAKI. Address: Garibaldi 1675, La Boca www.espacioutaki.wix.com/espacio-utaki May 27th- 8pm, Workshop and Presentation at Workshop Series Hacer y Pensar el Arte de Performance hosted by Soledad Sánchez Goldar, Córdoba Venue: DocumentA/Escénicas. Address: Lima 364 www.documentaesc...

First Person: Agnes Nedregard

She crouches down covering her eyes with her hands; stands up, takes off her boots, and removes her characteristic, thick glasses. It is difficult to tell whether she is aggressive or sensual. She looks, in any case, like she is spotting her prey. With limited vision but harnessing all her other senses, Agnes Nedregard approaches a member of the public and gets very close. She holds her hand and t...

Polymer: Art-Boiling Factory

January, 29th, 2014 Photos from Culture Factory Polymer Facebook Page www.facebook.com/culturefactorypolymer “The term “polymer” derives from the ancient Greek word πολύς (polus, meaning “many, much”) and μέρος (meros, meaning “parts”), and refers to a molecule whose structure is composed of multiple repeating units, from which originates a characteristic of hig...

Interview: Y LIVER (Paris)

Artists Rugiada Cadoni and David Liver have worked in the video and performance field for over ten years in Paris. Y Liver is a contemporary art duo created in 1999 by David Liver (born in 1977 in Le Havre) and Rugiada Cadoni (born in 1977 in Lecco, Italy). Y Liver’s work spans video, performance, spoken word, writing, drawing and installation. In addition to its guerilla-style artwork and its uno...

Interview: Liisa Pentti and Full Moon Dance Festival

Finnish dancer Liisa Pentti discusses some aspects of contemporary dance, her own work as a dancer and choreographer, as well as her recent position as the artistic director of Full Moon Dance Festival on 21-25th, 07, 2013 (www.fullmoondance.fi). Liisa Pentti is one of the key visionaries of the Finnish dance scene. She has worked as a dancer, choreographer and teacher in Finland and abroad since ...

Agnes Nedregard and Tomasz Szrama Performing in France

Artists Agnes Nedregard and Tomasz Szrama are two of the artists to be performing at the event “La désinvolture de nos gangsters” in the Parisian suburbs on June 7-9, 2013 (see interview with co-curator Arianne Foks on CPN.). In these interviews, Agnes Nedregard and Tomasz Szrama discuss their performances at “La désinvolture de nos gangsters” and other aspects of performance art.  Agnes Nedregard...

Interview: Performing Barthes, an interview with Arianne Foks (Paris)

On June 7-9, 2013, Arianne Foks and Laurent Quénéhen will present a program of performances, videos and installations at Les Salaisons in Romainville (Paris suburbs). Inspired by Roland Barthes, “La désinvolture de nos gangsters” will question “Who are our gangsters?  Our politicians, our lovers, our enemies, our philosophers, our experts in genetics, or our golden researchers?” In the interview b...

Melanie Perrier about “Imminence”

Melanie Perrier briefly discusses her piece Imminence (www.cie2minimum.com). Perrier is the founder and co-director of the Research Institute Geste (Laboratoire du Geste http://www.laboratoiredugeste.com), an artist, choreographer, and professor at La Sorbonne. Could you briefly describe your piece Imminence? Imminence is a choreographic piece for two dancers surrounded by a third one. The main id...

Interview: Cathy Blisson about Sometimes I Think I Can See You (France)

Artist Mariano Pensotti has recently presented his performance Sometimes I Think I Can See You in the Parisian suburbs. Pensotti’s performance is presented in France after having toured several countries. In collaboration with local authors, Pensotti has the writers describe the passengers at train or subway stations and imagine their thoughts or invent possible lives for them as they try to...

In Performance: The Electric Sheep Are Back (Paris)

The Electric Sheep Are Back November 28 – December 01, 8:30pm December 2, 6pm At Confluences 190 Blvd. de Charonne 75020 Paris www.confluences.net The Electric Sheep Are Back (Les Moutons Electriques Sont De Retour) is a three-hour journey into the alteration of time. Director Rochdy Laribi uses a range of media to incite the senses and memory in a performance-installation where audience and...