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Tangente’s first video archive – Locus

February 14-15, 1981

Locus (1975), by Trisha Brown

Dancer: Lisa Kraus

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Tangente: archives


A major player in contemporary dance in Montreal, Tangente has offered audiences bold and innovative annual programming for 35 years. Since its founding, more than 1,500 artists over three generations have enjoyed support in developing and presenting shows. Between the official opening of its doors…


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Bouncing off the archive #1

In the second part, Hanna Sybille Müller shares her dis/embodied archive findings with two dancers, Nate Yaffe and Lauren Semeschuk, with whom she developed a trio. When the residency and project were postponed due to the pandemic, a week of rehearsals still took place in…

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The archive of gestures

Hanna Sybille Müller collected gestures that were performed by the gallery’s staff when an exhibition was being prepared, inaugurated or discussed, and she composed them in a score. Working with each staff member, she discussed how their gestures should be performed. The choreography is an…


Paul-André Fortier’s Bras de plomb featured in the MAGDANCE 5 art + dance + archive, a Mackenzie Art Gallery initiative

For more information visit the French version of this article: https://espaceperreault.ca/fr/collection/bras-de-plomb-de-paul-andre-fortier-active-dans-linitiative-magdance-5-art-dance-archive-de-la-mackenzie-art-gallery/

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The dis/embodied archive

In the gallery’s refined space, Sybille Müller dances the embodied and disembodied archive in five movements. Through words and dance, the artist takes us through different timelines of the gallery’s history.