Boris Charmatz: Levée des conflits Discussion Series

7 - 10 Sep 2016
Various locations


Boris Charmatz’ Levée des Conflits. Photo © Caroline Ablain.

In conjunction with Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design's Center-funded project Boris Charmatz: Levée des conflits, a series of discussions will be held with acclaimed French choreographer Boris Charmatz and various artists and cultural practitioners.

Conversation with Boris Charmatz and Lois Welk
September 7, 2016
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Y Gym Dance Theater, Gershman Y, 401 S Broad Street

Lois Welk, former executive director of Dance/UP, will engage Charmatz in a public conversation focusing on artistic practice, public engagement, and the evolution of a new vision for dance as time-based visual art.

Conversation with Boris Charmatz and Simon Dove
September 8, 2016
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Drexel URBN Annex Screening Room, 3401 Filbert Street

Curator and Center contributor Simon Dove, who has followed Charmatz' work throughout Europe, will discuss the choreographer's evolving performance practice, and the dynamic, shifting relationship between his work and his audiences.

Visual Arts Roundtable Discussion
September 10, 2016
1:45 p.m.
Free with museum admission
Alter Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

A panel discussion including Boris Charmatz, Museum of Modern Art curator Ana Janevski, and theorist Marie Bardet, will explore the place of performance in the museum setting, moderated by curator Erica Battle of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

All discussions are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.