Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Feminism: fierce and French: Join the conversation on Saturday, May 17

DD Dorvillier
(photo by Eileen Travell)

Danspace Project 
presents

Conversation Without Walls: 
DANSE to Diaries: French feminisms

Saturday, May 17 
3pm-5:30pm
In conjunction with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy's DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas, this conversation traces the legacies of French feminism – the fierce re-imagination of writing through sensuous intellect, an écriture for dancing as it touches on desire, on language, on power.
Moderator: Jenn Joy
with DD Dorvillier, Noémie Solomon, Emmanuelle Huynh, Liz Santoro, and Judy Hussie-Taylor
Following the Conversation, Danspace Project Executive Director Judy Hussie-Taylor will receive the insignia of Chevalier of the Ordre des arts et des Lettres for her significant contributions to the arts. The medal ceremony begins at 6:15pm with remarks from Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, followed by a reception.
Admission: $10 suggested donation at the door. RSVP recommended. Click here or call (866) 811-4111.

Also this week, Danspace Project and DANSE will co-present Emmanuelle Huynh's A vida enorme/épisode 1, May 15-17, at Danspace Project. Describing the piece, performed with dancer Nuno Bizarro, Huynh writes, "In this story the language and the body celebrate the flesh of the world and its opacity." Click here for details and ticket information for A vida enorme/épisode 1.

For more information about DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas, click here.

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