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Robin JOLY

Renaissance music & dance, Compagnie Outre Mesure in Nantes

Renaissance.com

PRESENTED ON JUL 12, 2016
IN NANTES @ VOL 12

Robin Joly, “c’est l’histoire d’un mec” qui s’est passionné pour les arts de la Renaissance et de ses contextes scientifiques, historique, politique et sociologique. Il a cofondé une compagnie spécialisée sur le rapport musique-danse Renaissance, l’art ménétrier, et il est devenu doctorant en préparant une thèse sur cette thématique. Vous découvrirez un véritable laboratoire artistique qui articule la diffusion de ses recherches et de ses travaux autour de quatre axes : Créations (programmées par des festivals, villes, salles de spectacles…) ; Mise en valeur du patrimoine (sites historiques) ; Actions pédagogiques (conservatoires, scolaires, associations…) & Disques, partitions, cahiers de bal, etc. (Label COM…). La Compagnie Outre Mesure propose, initie, crée, entreprend et relève de multiples défis artistiques.

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Reformation and Renaissance: The Art of Caravaggio

BY KRISTIN WILSON
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Kristin Wilson highlights several paintings by Italian artist Michelangelo Caravaggio, who depicted powerful myths and central Catholic teachings as a response to the Protestant Reformation. 

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Russell Renaissance

BY HAVEN HARRINGTON
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Haven Harrington discusses ideas and initiatives to revitalize the Russell Neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky. He begins with a short history of the over 100 year old community, then focuses on its current state.

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Roots of Rhythm

BY THOMAS OFLAHERTY
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Thomas OFlaherty is a creative dancer, teacher and entrepreneur who will tell the story of his British Caribbean artistic expression and how it connects to the roots of dance and rhythm from the African diaspora.

Website | Facebook

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Where Dance, Music and Architecture meet

BY SARANJIT BIRDI
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Saranjit Birdi is an architect and a dancer with a desire to find a synthesis between these practices. He’ll present his artistic journey so far from the underground jazz-fusion clubs of the 70s to his studio in Digbeth and how the creative spirit of Birmingham’s dancers has influenced him.

Website | Vimeo | YouTube

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In Sync: Music and Movement

BY JULIA GILBERT
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Julia Gilbert is a big fan of dance and music and spoke about the inextricable links between them, along with exciting examples of emerging technology that is enabling the creation of music through movement. Here’s some links to the people and tools she talked about

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Modern Day Renaissance Man

BY BRUCE BIGFORD
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

Bruce Bigford really IS a modern day renaissance man. He is a Benton Harbor, Michigan resident, artist, painter, craftsman, musician and more which we will hear about in his PK, Modern Day Renaissance Man 

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Madrigals on my Mind

BY HEATHER ALLEN
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 08, 2016

How is Renaissance music staying hip in today’s modern society? Local soprano, writer and editor Heather Allen serenades us through her journey of falling in love with the Madrigal, a historical form of composition, which is as humorous as it is collaborative. 

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Close Up

BY DAVID BERNABO
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

Renaissance man David Bernabo talks about his video series called "Close Up" publised on the Glass Block, a new web magazine.

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From tiny steps to global shifts

BY ELAINE TIERNEY
@ VOL 33 ON OCT 03, 2017

Elaine Tierney shares her experiences with movement from her school days to her passion for local music to this day. A plea to support local music or face it dying out.