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Psaumes Etudes 02

Psaumes Etudes No. 2 (2015) - Contemporary Jazz

Music: Ibrahim Maalouf

Duration: 16-17 min

Playful piece that questions about religion and
Place and the role of women in bodies
religious ( Catholicism and Islam ) . Piece
in response to the attacks of Charlie Hebdo.

Carlès, James

James Carles is a choreographer, researcher and lecturer. He received initial training in dance and music of Africa and its Diaspora and then trained with the great names of modern dance in New York and London mainly. Since 1992, he hired an artistic and analytical approach that explores the “places junctions” between the dances, rhythms and philosophies of Africa and its Diaspora with technical and western thoughts frames. To date, his company’s directory contains more than fifty pieces of his own creation and authors like Katherine Dunham, Pearl Primus, Talley Beatty, Asadata Dafora, Geraldine Armstrong, Rick Odums, Wayne Barbaste, Carolyn Carlson, Robyn Orlin, etc.


Dancer soloist and outstanding performer, James Carles was performer and artistic collaborator for not only numerous “all music” ranging from Baroque to contemporary music, through jazz; but also choreographers such as Carolyn Carlson, Robyn Orlin, Rui Horta, Myriam Naisy, etc.

Artist associated with Astrada- Jazz In Marciac 2012-2014, research associate in the laboratory of the University LLA Créatis Jean Jaures Toulouse, James Carles is particularly invests in heritage projects for diversity and diffusion of choreographic culture. He is also founder and artistic director of the festival “Dances and Black Continents”.

Carlès, James

Since 2016, James Carlès has made the choice to make available to the public a selection of its videos.

Psaumes Études n°2

Choreography : James Carlès

Choreography assistance : Répétitrice : Tiphaine Jahier

Additionnal music : Ibrahim Maalouf

Duration : 16-17minutes

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