Ephemeral Perfection With Hakanaï !

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In Japanese, Hakanaï denotes something which is fleeting and delicate. An ancient word, it is written by combining the graphic characters symbolizing ‘man’ and ‘dream’. This symbolic convergence is the baseline of the 40-minute contemporary dance piece Hakanaï which explores the fragility of the human condition. As part of Bonjour India 2017-18 and in collaboration with […]

The Weight of Joy In India

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Despite the changes in the discourse surrounding people with disabilities, there continues to be a lot of stigma associated with this particular demographic. A differently-able person can often find themselves being treated like they are lesser-than and their identity being reduced to their disability. French choreographer Eric Languet’s contemporary dance project The Weight of Joy challenges these notions and […]

Music beyond borders at AF Ahmedabad!

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In a globalised world, music truly knows no bounderies! Indeed, music is created, distributed and consumed in radically different ways today as compared to even a few decades ago. Over the past century, Classical Music has merged with Folk Music, Jazz, Popular Music, and many other artistic styles thereby creating a whole new contemporary language. […]

Théâtre Express

Short + Sweet 2014 © Alliance Française of Madras

Du 5 au 27 juillet 2014 se déroulait à l’Alliance Française de Madras la 4ème édition du festival de théâtre Short + Sweet, dont l’originalité réside dans son format, les pièces présentées ne devant pas dépasser les 10 minutes. Inauguré à Sydney en 2002, ce festival de théâtre express a vu son succès grandir d’année […]

A galaxy of experience

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A review written by Oiendrila Moitra. A show of video art in India is indeed a phenomenon. In a country where we still find art practice in the modernist trends more viable, such exhibitions are no doubt a refreshment of conceptual and perceptual understandings for us. And thanks to the French Embassy, Institut Français en Inde, […]

Rédaction

Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Guillaume, Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Thomas, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Alice, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...