GAP Special Lecture & Performance | Living/Working: When Attitudes Become Form, When Locations Become Movement


International Joint Project
granted by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
through its Program for Enforcing the Function of National Universities
Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Global Art Practice: Open lecture

Living/Working: When Attitudes Become Form, When Locations Become Movement


Date : July 17th, 2018 18:00-20:00

Venue : Lecture Room 1, 1st Fl. of the Central Building, Ueno Campus, Tokyo University of the Arts

Organized by: Global Art Practice, Graduate School of Fine Arts Tokyo University of the Arts

All students welcome.

The lecture will be in English with consecutive interpretation into Japanese.


Emmanuelle Huynh

Half Vietnamese-half French, Emmanuelle Huynh studied philosophy (DEA at Pantheon Sorbonne) and dance (Mudra Béjart/Brussels). After working with Hervé Robbe, Odile Duboc, she benefited from a Villa Medicis scholarship for a project in Vietnam in 1994. Upon her return, she created the solo Múa, which inscribed in the heart of her work, multidisciplinary collaboration with artists from different fields (1995). Shinbai, le vol de lâme with Ikebana master Seiho Okudaira was created in 2009, Spiel with butoh choreographer Akira Kasai in 2011. She managed the National Center for Contemporary Dance (CNDC)in Angers from February 2004 to December 2012, and restructured the school, notably by creating a new masters degree called Essais”, offering a dance, creation, and performance training program. She also initiated Schools”, an international meeting of contemporary dance and art schools (2009, 2011 and 2013), allowing schools to perform their teachings. In September 2016, she was appointed Professor in the field of choreography, dance and performance at Beaux-arts de Paris.