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The NDLab section centre stages a selection of audiovisual productions for the Web: 360° videos, webdocs, web series, timelines, etc... all of which have a common thread: they explore dance in all its forms, genres and styles.
Discover present-day creators’ experimentations and tomorrow’s technological innovations through these inspirational scenarios.

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Xenos

Akram Khan / Akram Khan

Webdocumentary

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Xenos

Webdocumentary

Akram Khan / Akram Khan / Akram Khan

Delve into the beautiful digital journal here to see the process and experimentation of Xenos…

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Le corps de la ville

Nicolas Habas / Un poil court

Webserie

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Le corps de la ville

Webserie

Nicolas Habas / Un poil court / Le corps de la ville
Webserie of video dance. Each episode is filmed in a unique and singular place with, each time, a new dancer.
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The perfect place

Scottish Ballet / BBC

360° Video

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The perfect place

360° Video

Scottish Ballet / BBC / Scottish Ballet / Youtube

The Perfect Place tells the story of a couple looking to recapture the spark they once had, delving deeper into the life of a seemingly perfect couple living in luxury and explores the emptiness and regret behind the perfect façade.

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All We Can Do Is Dance

Bertrand Guerry, Thibaut Ras

Webserie

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All We Can Do Is Dance

Webserie

Bertrand Guerry, Thibaut Ras
EN / Born from the desire of two French film makers, All we can do is dance is a collection of short dance films featuring dancers improvising in public places. Each film is shot in situ, in places with a strong visual impact. The project is about meeting dancers, listening to their vision of dance and their movement and building together a short filmed choreography.
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Comme des bêtes

Judith Sibony / Dominique Clément et Valérie Guérin

Webdocumentary

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Comme des bêtes

Webdocumentary

Judith Sibony / Dominique Clément et Valérie Guérin / France TV

How far are we able to go to meet the other? Some artists answer this question by choosing animal as stage partners. The webdocumentary "Comme des Bêtes" is an immersion in their unusual world.

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Eve 2050

Compagnie Van Grimde Corps secrets / Davai

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Eve 2050

Webserie

Compagnie Van Grimde Corps secrets / Davai
How, in the near future, can the boundaries of the body and its identity be redefined? Eve 2050 invites audiences to engage in an artistic, aesthetic and ethical reflection on the future of human beings and the body in an age of digital technology, biomedical advances and artificial intelligence. Combining dance, video, music, visual and digital arts, the work takes on various forms to be presented in theatres, public spaces and online. The result is a fascinating integration of life and technology.
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Smells like hip hop

Mr Rocket

Webserie

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Smells like hip hop

Webserie

Mr Rocket Youtube

Web serie about 30 years of Hip Hop culture in France. Directed by Mr Rocket, the web serie takes up the challenge and explores hip hop from 1980 until today in all its glory.

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Material for the spine

Steve Paxton, Baptiste Andrien, Florence Corin / Contredanse

Webdocumentary

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Material for the spine

Webdocumentary

Steve Paxton, Baptiste Andrien, Florence Corin / Contredanse / Contredanse
Initiated more than 20 years ago, the technique Material For the Spine of Steve Paxton concentrates accumulated knowledges from his background—from the walk study to dancer experience, from Contact Improvisation exploration to the aïkido practice. In more than 3 hours and half, this interactive digital publication presents various underlying sensations and reflections of the technique and exercices and forms that constitue it. These original audiovisual documents are been realised during four collaborative years with Steve Paxton. They include, among other, improvisations and lectures of Steve Paxton, the result of motion capture sessions and experimentations, extracts from his lectures, workshops, and performances. This publication dives us into the Steve Paxton's world for the first time, it is also an exceptional tool to learn Material For the Spine.
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Celestial Motion

Alexander Whitley Dance Company / Sadler's Wells

360° Video

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Celestial Motion

360° Video

Alexander Whitley Dance Company / Sadler's Wells / The Guardian

Celestial Motion is inspired by the imagery of solar physics. Choreographed by Alexander Whitley and made in association with Sadler's Wells, the experience features 360-degree filming and motion-capture technology. The dancers are visualised both in human form and as other-worldly digital figures in a cosmic landscape.

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The Male Dancer Life Podcast

Mark Pace

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The Male Dancer Life Podcast

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Mark Pace
The male dancer podcast is aimed at the young dancer, their teachers, their parents, families, friends and peers, with a focus on the male dancer. The author, Mark Pace, is a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh investigating the male classical ballet dancer. He was a professional ballet dancer for 20 years, dancing with the Australian Ballet, Béjart Ballet, Bayerischer Staatsballett, Ballet de l'Opéra National du Rhin.
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Mechanics of fluids

Hervé Maigret

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Mechanics of fluids

Webserie

Hervé Maigret Salam

"Mechanics of fluids" tells the choreographic creation of "Salam". Four dancers on stage and a musician. The adventure begins when Hervé Maigret, the choreographer leaves to audition two dancers in Palestine.

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Montpellier Danse 40 ans

Géraldine Pigault / Observascope, Montpellier Danse, France 3 Occitanie

Webserie

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Montpellier Danse 40 ans

Webserie

Géraldine Pigault / Observascope, Montpellier Danse, France 3 Occitanie
Discover the six episodes of the web-series dedicated to the 40 years of Montpellier Danse. The voices and memories of great figures of dance and Montpellier culture immerse you in the history of the festival and make you relive unique moments of dance.
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The art of flying

Kitsou Dubois / Look at science

Webdocumentary

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The art of flying

Webdocumentary

Kitsou Dubois / Look at science / Le Monde

Log book of the 12 months of creation of Attractions plurielles by Kitsou Dubois, choreographer in zero gravity. She tells about her unique approach: mixing scientific research and artistic work on the body in microgravity.

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Virtual Tour of Palais Garnier

Opéra National de Paris / Institut Culturel de Google

Virtual tour

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Virtual Tour of Palais Garnier

Virtual tour

Opéra National de Paris / Institut Culturel de Google / Art project - Google cultural institute
The Opéra national de Paris and the Institut Culturel de Google present in partnership on the site Art project - Google cultural institute several original and unpublished content enhancing the history and heritage of the Palais Garnier.
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Let's talk about dance - Tanstheater Calling

Hanna Bosbach / Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

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Let's talk about dance - Tanstheater Calling

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Hanna Bosbach / Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch / Spotify
Why do we dance? Welcome to the official podcast of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch! Marc speaks with dancers, staff, and guest artists of the Tanztheater about Pina Bausch, dance as an art and form of expression, backstage secrets, the role of art in social and political debates, personal stories, the past, the present, and the future.
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Grounds

Raphaël Stora / ARTE

Webserie

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Grounds

Webserie

Raphaël Stora / ARTE
Raphaël Stora used to dance every spare moment he had, until he left that world to study film. He sifts through fifteen years of personal archives to revisit the Parisian hip hop scene of the early 2000s.
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Virtual Tour of the Agora

Montpellier Danse / Montpellier Danse

Virtual tour

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Virtual Tour of the Agora

Virtual tour

Montpellier Danse / Montpellier Danse / Montpellier Danse
The Agora, international city of dance is a listed building in the inventory of historic monuments located in the heart of the city of Montpellier and home to two independent associations but both working for the development of dance: the National Choreographic Center from Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon and Montpellier Danse. Visit now the Agora from home with those virtual tours created by Montpellier Danse.
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TRACES

Marina Abramović / WeTransfer

Webdocumentary

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TRACES

Webdocumentary

Marina Abramović / WeTransfer / WePresent
An immersive digital time capsule curated by WePresent and Marina Abramović.
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The Nutcracker in 360°

The Royal Ballet / The Royal Ballet

360° Video

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The Nutcracker in 360°

360° Video

The Royal Ballet / The Royal Ballet / youtube
Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of The Royal Ballet with a 360 degree experience following a young dancer as she prepares for her debut as a snowflake in The Nutcracker.
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Dansathon 2020

Maison de la Danse de Lyon / Sadler’s Wells / Théâtre de Liège / Fondation BNP Paribas

Video

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Dansathon 2020

Video

Maison de la Danse de Lyon / Sadler’s Wells / Théâtre de Liège / Fondation BNP Paribas
The Dansathon will take place from November 20 to 22. Three days during which technological, human and scenographic resources are brought together, to allow the creative teams assembled to imagine, explore and present their first prototypes.
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Mix the body

Wayne Mcgregor / British Council

Video game

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Mix the body

Video game

Wayne Mcgregor / British Council
Mix the Body is an interactive digital platform that lets users choreograph their own contemporary dance piece online, with the help of two Wayne McGregror's dancers.
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Le fest-noz

Anna Jaouen ; Aurélien Boulé / Olivier Roncin

Webdocumentary

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Le fest-noz

Webdocumentary

Anna Jaouen ; Aurélien Boulé / Olivier Roncin / Bretagne Culture Diversité
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30 ans danse

ACCN / ACCN

Timeline

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30 ans danse

Timeline

ACCN / ACCN / Arte
Digital platform designed for the 30th anniversary of National Choreographic Centers (CCN), where each week are integrated new videos tracing the history of the CCN and that of dance in France.
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Jean-Pierre Perreaut's works

Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault / Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault

Timeline

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Jean-Pierre Perreaut's works

Timeline

Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault / Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault
A window on major works by Jean-Pierre Perreaut...
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