Author: Contemporary Performance Network

Apply Today: French-U.S. Exchange in Dance – FUSED – Call for Application 2017Apply Today: French-U.S. Exchange in Dance – FUSED – Call for Application 2017

Apply Today: French-U.S. Exchange in Dance – FUSED – Call for Application 2017

Deadline: 10 February 2017 New England Foundation for the Arts-National Dance Project (NEFA-NDP), the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, and FACE Foundation announce the 2017 call for application for the FUSED program. The goals of FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance are to foster dialogue, strengthen professional relationships, and spark creative artistry through meani...

Alexander Calder’s “Circus”Alexander Calder’s “Circus”

Alexander Calder’s “Circus”

Carlos Vilardebo’s 1961 film of Alexander Calder’s “circus,” an intricately assembled performance piece played out by handmade characters including jugglers, sword swallowers, clowns, and animals. These figures, crafted from a collection of “cork, wire, wood, yarn, paper, string, and cloth,” were each assigned a series of movements and manipulated by the artist ...