Interview with Bintou Dembélé and Christine Eyene

Wednesday 16 December 2020

6:00pm - 7:00pm




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As part of the Troubles, dissidences and aesthetics Chair coordinated by Fabrice Bourlez and Ilana Eloit, a cross talk between the choreographer Bintou Dembélé and the curator Christine Eyene.


Bintou Dembélé is a dancer, choreographer and artistic director. In 2019, she choreographed the Opera-ballet Les indes Galantes for the 350th anniversary of the Paris National Opera directed by Clément Cogitore. She is currently an associate artist at the Ateliers Médicis and one of the 10 international artists invited to the 10 years of the Pompidou-Metz centre. In 2021, she will inaugurate the Villa Chicago.


Christine Eyene is an art historian and curator. She is a researcher in contemporary art at the University of Central Lancashire and artistic director of the Casablanca International Biennial. She is particularly interested in contemporary African and diaspora scenes, photography, sound art, urban culture, and feminist art practices.


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The Troubles, Dissent and Aesthetics Chair is produced with the support of the Thom Browne House.
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