In 2023, Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels is supporting the third annual Danse en Images Festival, an event created by the cultural section of the French Embassy in China and dedicated to conveying the many faces of dance through film and video.
The third edition of the "Danse en images" Festival returns to the French Institute in Beijing from December 7 to 9, 2023, with screenings of over twenty dance films, exploring the memory of dance and the history of the body in movement. Organized by the French Embassy in China, this festival enables a broad amateur and professional public to discover the possibilities offered by digital images and the multiple dimensions of dance.
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Danse en images 2022
Back for a second exceptional series of showings at the Nanyang 5LMeet Theatre from August 23 to 25, Danse en Images will feature some 20 films celebrating the vitality and creativity of top names in the field of contemporary dance. This program will particularly highlight the history of modern dance, the links between dance and performance and the all-important work of female choreographers in recent decades. This year, the festival is also partnering with CN D - Centre national de la danse to screen archival footage from several historic works for the first time in China.
Through fictional pieces, documentaries and recorded performances, the second annual Danse en Images Festival will open on a stage than transcends borders, embodied in guiding lights, iconic figures and young artists who have left an indelible mark on the history of dance.
This program is a partner of Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels and receives additional support from the Institut français (Paris).
Partner venues and institutions: Beijing International Fringe Festival, NANYANG 5Lmeet.
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Danse en images 2021
Over the course of three days, thirteen films will celebrate the vital and visionary work of artists and choreographers committed to a realm where bodies collectively manifest new ways of interpreting movement, choreography and the identity of dancers.
Through fictional films, documentaries and recorded performances, from ballet to hip hop, the first edition of Danse en images (Dance in Images) the curtain will go up on a stage without borders embodied by permanent members of dance troops, great artists and young talents.
Artists featured include Danielle Arbid, Ramzi Ben Sliman, Bertrand Bonello, Clément Cogitore, Tao Dance Theater, ErGao Dance Group,Ying Dance Theater, Benjamin Millepied, Angelin Preljocaj & Valérie Muller, Christian Rizzo, Gisèle Vienne, Kylie Walters, Qing Qing and Gu Jiani.
This program is partnered with Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels and benefits from the support of the Institut Français – Paris.
Other partner institutions include the Beijing International Fringe Festival and NANYANG 5Lmeet.