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Rencontres Recherche et Création in Avignon: “Le Désordre du monde! Cité, Passion et Catastrophe”

June 6, 2017

July 10-11, 2017, 9:30AM-6:00PM 
Contact: guyot@fas.harvard.edu


http://www.recherche-creation-avignon.fr/

 

Scholars in literature, history, performance studies, anthropology, sociology, political sciences, philosophy, cognitive science, and neuroscience will exchange views with artists featured in the theater Festival and explore the process of artistic creation, as well as the relationships between making, meaning, affects, and politics. The Rencontres Recherche et Création are organized by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche and the Festival d’Avignon — in partnership with: Harvard RLL department, University of Oxford, EHESS, Collegium de Lyon, Université libre de Bruxelles, University of Avignon, Sacem University, IRCAM, Alliance Athena, Philosophie Magazine, France Culture, BnF, and European Cooperation in Sciences and Technology (COST).

Performance: French 148c presents Laurent Gaudé’s Cris (A War Tragedy)

May 1, 2017

Directed by Sylvaine Guyot in the tradition of physical theater, the adaptation of Gaudé’s novel (2001) will be performed in French with English surtitles. Cris is a polyphonic narrative that plunges into the trenches of World War I to trace the anguish of enlisted men of all ranks. May 3, 2017 – 7:30 PM – Farkas Hall. Read more about Performance: French 148c presents Laurent Gaudé’s Cris (A War Tragedy)

Performance: Le Siège de Calais

April 24, 2017

April 29, 2017 and May 1, 2017

La Troupe presents Le Siège de Calais, hailed by its author in 1765 as France’s “first national tragedy.” An adaptation in French directed by Sylvaine Guyot. Starring Matthew Barfield, Josh Cohen, Effie Gonis, Nikhita Obeegadoo, Matthew Rodriguez, Madeleine Wolf and Emma Zitzow-Childs. Read more about Performance: Le Siège de Calais