Reception honoring choreographer Anna Halprin, in conjunction with her retrospective at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Mr. Pierre-François Mourier, consul general of France in San Francisco and Mrs Rachel Mourier hosted a private reception at their residence honoring choreographer Anna Halprin.
Produced by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon and curated by Jacqueline Caux, the exhibition “Anna Halprin : At the Origin of Performance” displays archival documents, photos, films, sound recordings, scores, press cuttings, and illustrated partitions. This audiovisual installation is a celebration of Anna Halprin’s work, from the late forties to nowadays, tracing the incomparable art and experimentations of a pioneer of postmodern dance and performance.
Thierry Raspail, executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon and curator Jacqueline Caux came from France for the occasion.
Read the consul general’s speech :
More information on the exhibition at : http://www.frenchculture.org/spip.php?article567
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- Consul general Mourier during his speech. From left : Ken Foster, director of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Rachel and François Mourier, Jacqueline Caux, curator of the exhibition, Anna Halprin
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- From left : Anna and Laurence Halprin, Rachel and Pierre-François Mourier, Jacqueline Caux