Xavier Le Roy, “Floor Pieces“, 9 January 2010, 7 p.m., performance, NUMBER THREE: HERE AND NOW, JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION, Duesseldorf

The fragmentation of the body, in terms of perception and the identity of the dancing individual is the main focus in Xavier Le Roy's dance and performance pieces. Le Roy initially studied biochemistry at Montpellier University, obtaining a PhD in molecular and cell biology in 1990. During his studies he started taking classes in contemporary dance with Ruth Barnes and Anne Koren. A series of very diverse projects followed, including collaborations with the Berlin performance group detektor and the founding of le kwatt together with the musicologist Alexander Birntraum and lighting designer Sylvie Garot. In 1999 he teamed up with Petra Roggel to found in situ productions and has invited a series of choreographers and dancers such as Yvonne Rainer and Jérôme Bel, video artists and theoreticians to collaborate on his E.X.T.E.N.S.I.O.N.S. project. For NUMBER THREE: HERE AND NOW he will perform his new project “floor pieces“.

Programme

27.10.2009    Andrea Fraser
27.11.2009    Marina Abramović, Eunhye Hwang, Ragnar Kjartansson, Nico Vascellari
28.11.2009    WW in concert
12.12.2009    Andrea Zittel
18.12.2009    Dara Friedman
09.01.2010    Xavier Le Roy
22.01.2010    Bert Didillon, Stefan Ettlinger, Andreas Korte, Cornelius Quabeck, Sven Vieweg
06.02.2010    Christian Jankowski
27.02.2010    Jérôme Bel, Eva Meyer-Keller
13.03.2010    Sharon Hayes
26.03.2010    Keren Cytter, Michalis Nicolaides, Annette Sonnewend & Michael Strasser (Cie. Agar Agar)
09.04.2010    Jimmy Robert, Saskia de Keyser, Emma Hedditch, Ian White
24.04.2010    Jen DeNike
14.05.2010    Manuel Graf
28.05.2010    Joan Jonas
05.06.2010    Tino Sehgal
12.06.2010    Tino Sehgal
18.06.2010    Tris Vonna-Michell
19.06.2010    Tino Sehgal
26.06.2010    Tino Sehgal
03.07.2010    Allora & Calzadilla
10.07.2010    Allora & Calzadilla
16.07.2010    Simon Fujiwara
17.07.2010    Allora & Calzadilla
24.07.2010    Allora & Calzadilla
29.07.2010    John Bock

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