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Luc Clément acquired extensive experience in communication at major groups (Havas, Publicis) and independent structures before forming his own agency in Nice. An expert in brand name history, he possesses solid skills in the world of creation. In 2001, he founded ‘Le Dojo’, an experimental contemporary art space where he collaborated with numerous artists and musicians on in situ projects, throwing bridges and prompting interactions between the artistic sphere and private business. These collaborations put the spotlight on various original artists such as Céleste Boursier Mougenot, Matthieu Mercier, Nicolas Moulin, Vincent Epplay and, in association with Arnaud Maguet, performances by Jac Berrocal, Xavier Boussiron, Lee Ranaldo, Aki Onda and many more. He is now Associate Editor and Head of Publication for the magazines Marie Claire and Marie Claire Maison Méditerranée.

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Chronicle by Luc Clément
FranceUSA
Anna Halprin, Blank Placard Danse choreographer manifestation
FranceUSA
01 March 2018

Blank Placard Danse

Chronicle by Luc Clément
Anna Halprin, Blank Placard Danse choreographer manifestation

During an event organised by the Centre Pompidou (Paris) in April 2016, French choreographer Anne Collod had a bright idea: to invite her senior American colleague Anna Halprin (95 years old) to redo her historic choreography Blank Placard Dance in the street. Created in 1967 in California, right in the midst of the Vietnam War, the piece continues to make a strong aesthetic and political impression, this time emerging smack in the middle of protests against the changes being made to the labour code.

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