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9.13.18 - 9.14.18
Lyon, France
Beach Birds (1991) & BIPED (1999)
helloCompagnie CNDC (Le Centre National de Danse Contemporaine) - Angers will perform Beach Birds (1991) and BIPED (1999) on September 13 - 14, 2018 in Lyon, France. The dances were staged by Artistic Director Robert Swinston (MCDC 1980 - 2011). info

9.3.18 - 9.16.18
Canberra, Australia
American Masters Dance Residency
helloThe National Gallery of Australia (NGA) presents the American Masters Dance Residency for two weeks in association with the ongoing exhibition American Masters 1940 - 1980 . Jamie Scott (MCDC 2009 - 2011) will work with three independent Australian contemporary dance artists over the course of the residency teaching solos, duets, and trios from Cunningham Repertory. There will be four public showings in the gallery space on September 15 - 16, 2018. info

Bonn, Germany
Sounddance (1975)
helloThe CCN - Ballet de Lorraine will perform Sounddance (1975) as part their program at the Bonn Opera House during Beethovenfest on September 2. Sounddance was reconstructed by Meg Harper (MCDC 1968 - 1977) and CCN - Ballet de Lorraine rehearsal director Thomas Caley (MCDC 1993 - 2000). David Tudor’s powerful score for Sounddance provides an energetic accompaniment to Cunningham’s fast pace choreography. Mark Lancaster designed the original costumes. info

6.14.18 - 8.27.18
Paris, France
Coding the World
helloExtending over 500 square metres in the Centre Pompidou’s Galerie 3, the group exhibition “Coder le Monde” offers an introduction to the creative use of code through timelines, installations and screenings, tracing over a period of 40 years the key moments in the emergence of a digital culture that has today become a taken-for-granted part of everyday life. The exhibition includes Cunningham's use of the LifeForms software in the creation of some of his works.